Category: General

What is “Well Composed”

Something that is Well Composed has a sense of integrity to it, both inside and out.  No matter which way you look at a home that is gracefully composed, it appears balanced and has it’s own unique sense of beauty and harmony.  Architects use this word “composed” to describe the interrelationships amoung forms, whether at the big picture level (such as how roof meets … Read More What is “Well Composed”

What it’s all about

So what is the Well Composed Home Site all about?  For me, the level of design that goes into a new home or a renovation project is the most critical element there is.  This is where it all begins.  It is the foundation.  In fact, it is only when we give the appropriate amount of attention to the design details up front, that the project is able … Read More What it’s all about

Re-Composing A Life

Woohoo…2011 is Here! 2010 is Gone. And, for that matter, Good Riddance to ’09,’08 and ’07. “A New Season is Upon Us”.   I am so excited about what is to be.  In a way, the whole system had to  blow up in order for us to move forward in a positive direction, and, what is emerging in the realm of new housing is going to … Read More Re-Composing A Life

Top 3…OK 4

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” Scott Adams (Cartoonist) “Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.” Ray Bradbury (Novelist) “What’s the most resilient parasite?…An idea. A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea … Read More Top 3…OK 4

Epic Union

OK…          I know that only me and 6 other people will find this absolutely and utterly monumental. But I think this is Cooler than Cool.  Carlos Santana (The Legend Of Legends) and Cindy Blackman (touring drummer for Lenny Krevitz…Nuf Said) have just married. Talk about two kindred spirits uniting. Even though Carlos is 63, these two have got to have children. They can not deny … Read More Epic Union

A Little Secret

Everything that is good in Life has been Well Designed.

Exploration of Home

     We are all looking for home, but we’re looking with the wrong tool.  We are trying to find home through more square footage, when in fact the quality of home has almost nothing to do with size.  Instead, it’s to be found in the qualities of space rather than the quantities.  And when you build space that’s beautifully tailored to your lifestyle rather … Read More Exploration of Home

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