Tag: design

Design Trends 2022
Design|Build

Design Trends in 2022

Advice from West Sound Design Experts

Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss some of the hottest design trends. In 2022, expect to see natural-looking finishes, natural materials like wood, and more recycled and upcycled choices for the environmentally conscious. Comfort is the key for … read more

The Gentlemen Gardeners

The Gentlemen Gardeners

Two “gentlemen gardeners” maintain a delightful garden at their home on Bainbridge Island. Jim Stokes and Roland Mitlohner didn’t become active gardeners until after retirement, although they both had gardening in their blood from an early age. Mitlohner, who grew up in Czechoslovakia … read more

Disney Dream Home

Considering Dream Homes

When is a dream home not a dream home? This sounds like a rhetorical question but in the case of Bob and Heyjin Disney, it’s relevant. Their company, Disney and Associates, builds approximately 25 luxurious, semicustom houses a year. So for Bob Disney, … read more

Augusta Asberry

A Jewel Tucked Away From View

This is not an “Amy’s One Painting,” nor is this even a painting. It’s a public art feature by Augusta Asberry. Have you seen it? Of course you haven’t. It’s public art that the public does not see, for it’s located in the … read more

CVG Show

CVG Show Marks 15th Year

Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton will host its annual CVG Show from Jan. 22 to Feb. 25. Now in its 15th year from this is one of the most prestigious juried art shows in the state and invites artists from all over Washington … read more

Beth Hill Home
Design|Build

A New House on an Old Family Homestead

Coming home can mean many things. It can be a holiday gathering. It can be family banding together to help with a temporary setback. It can even be an adult child who’s now back in the basement. But for Beth Hill of Poulsbo, … read more

AZEK composite decking. Design by A Kitchen That Works LLC. (Photo courtesy Northlight Photography)
Design|Build

Building the Deck of Your Dreams

Office al fresco or simply a COVID-safe space to relax and commune with family and friends — many Americans are devoting time and financial resources to creating an outdoor living experience in their own backyards. Driven in part by the COVID-19 pandemic and … read more

Art as Quiet Introspection

Every visit to Heidi Jack’s studio in Kingston uncovers new facets to this woman’s many talents. Jack has a garden-maintenance business in Kingston (one of the beautiful gardens she and her crew maintain on Hidden Cove, Bainbridge Island, was featured in the Jan/Feb … read more

Two Gardens
Nature and Nurture

Two Gardens, Two Different Ways of Living the Island Life

These two gardens illustrate the variety and creativity of two contrasting Bainbridge Island lifestyles. A visit to the first garden feels like a walk in the forest while a visit to the second one is like a walk on the beach. A Northwest … read more

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