Category: Inside and Out

Sorrell will discuss designs such as this in his IDC workshop titled “Inspired Exteriors: Trends in Outdoor Living & Space Design.” The workshop will be at 6 p.m. June 9. (Submitted photos)

Column: Enjoy the IDC experience

Commentary by Randy Sorrell First timers are a little shocked, uncertain of what to expect and a bit overwhelmed. Delightfully so! The products are fresh. The finishes are smooth. And the building is a...

Appreciate your privacy with unique design. (Submitted image)

Column: Create amazing privacy

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Amazing is not the usual commentary when completing a project designed entirely for privacy. But it can be with a little creativity and freedom. Imagine a solid row of boring...

There are plenty of less-traditional options that will look great in your kitchen and will stand up to daily use. (Submitted photo)

Column: Think about your counters

Commentary by David Decker When it comes to countertops, everyone knows about the big three: granite, quartz and marble. These materials are durable and beautiful, so it’s easy to see why they are used...

A look at one of the beautiful pergolas you can have. (Submitted photo)

Column: Amazing makeovers for you

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Amazing!  I love hearing that word ooze from our clients as we walk their project. And, it’s a great description of this comprehensive space that allowed thrilling on-site adjustments as...

The rusted privacy panel/cedar posts/beam structure designed by landscape architect Eric Beard and installed on the Sorrell property. (Submitted photo)

Column: Your privacy intervention

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Several times a year a F.H., or Frantic Homeowner, calls, texts or sends a frantic email pleading for intervention with a neighbor. The sometimes hilarious stories all have a similar...

Create an ultra-fun feel in your own backyard. (Submitted photo)

Column: Design a fun patio

Commentary by Randy Sorrell Void.  Sterile.  Green.  But, lacking emotion.  That’s how the previous stroke of lawn could be described. Vibrant.  Playful.  The updated version is packed with energy.  As well as spacious, durable...