Using Vitruvian Principles and Feng Shui to Create Harmonious Living

December 7, 2017 by

  Whether you live in a bungalow or a mansion, tend toward modern style versus traditional, or prefer stark desert foliage over lush greenery, there’s generally one thing all homeowners agree—they all want harmony and peace of mind when they walk through the door at the end of a busy work day. For over 5,000 years… More.

A 1940’s Santa Monica Bungalow Transformed

October 5, 2017 by

Clean Lines Create Curb Appeal and an Open Floor Plan By Brit Billeaud Think about clean modern lines in home design and images that come to mind may be those of quiet sophistication, a Zen-like quality and architectural details such as bold blocks of color, high ceilings and geometric shapes. So what do you do… More.

Renovating Your Childhood Home

July 29, 2017 by

The Psychology Behind Going Home Again By Brit Billeaud Over the years, our concept of “home” and all it represents can change. It’s natural. We leave our childhood homes behind and move on with our own lives. But what happens when we move back into our childhood home? What if we realize the space we grew up… More.

How to Design an Entryway: From Curb to Front Door

May 23, 2017 by

  Life provides us with opportunities and the choices we make in those instances may very well alter our destiny. This idea was suggested by the influential psychologist, Dr. John Gottman, who called these “Sliding Door Moments.” For Dwellarc’s client, Alan Slasor, a California homeowner and psychotherapist himself, his ‘sliding door moment’ was a literal… More.