Monthly Archives: September 2014

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History Lesson: Wishbone Chair

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Wishbone Chair  “The Wishbone Chair is perhaps Wegner’s most celebrated work. A light, attractive and comfortable dining chair with the characteristic Y-shaped back. The chair is a triumph of craftsmanship with a simple design and clean lines. Despite the chair’s straightforward appearance it takes more than 100 steps to make one. Amongst other things, the […]

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Bathroom Mirrors: How to Treat the Your Vanity Wall

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How to Treat Your Vanity Wall     Like Kitchen Design, Bathroom Design has changed dramatically in recent decades.  Bathrooms, especially Master Bathrooms, have become far more than the simple, utilitarian room they once were. They have evolved from the simple, white tiled, sanitized spaces into personal retreats and at-home spas.  And like everything you might […]

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Ourso Designs wins House & Home Magazine 2014 Competition!

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Ourso Designs wins House & Home Magazine Kitchen Category & Kitchen/Combination Category Awards!  We are so pleased to have our projects be selected in a local competition that truly highlights Baton Rouge’s finest residential works. To see more photos of this project please click here. Richard Ourso, CKD, CAPS collaborates with Michelle Livings, BID, AKBD […]

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Picking a Sink? Use our Pros & Cons guide to help you narrow down which sink is best for you!

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  How to choose the right kitchen sink     Kitchen sinks are by far the most used fixture in the kitchen. Consider how many times a day you use your kitchen sink compared to the number of times you use your stove or microwave. Considering the evolution of the kitchen into the multi-functional hub of […]

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History Lesson: Platner Lounge Chair

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Platner Lounge Chair Warren Platner (June 18, 1919 – April 17, 2006) was an American architect and interior designer. “Platner was a part of Eero Saarinen’s office from 1960 to 1965, participating in the designs for the Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., the Repertory Theatre at Lincoln Center and several dormitories at Yale University. […]

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