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The Season for Front Porches

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The front porch is easily the most important aspect of your home’s appearance and the impression it has on the onlooker. At Ourso Designs, being natives of the south, we LOVE our front porches! There are just a few elements that make up a great front porch. 1. Lighting Like every interior space, exterior spaces […]

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History Lesson: The Wright Way

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We wanted to take some time to recognize one of the greatest American architects to ever live, Frank Lloyd Wright. You might have heard of him before, but not everyone knows he was, and continues to be, one of the most important American architects. Born in Richland, Wisconsin in 1867, and dying in 1959 at […]

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History of the Stove

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History of the Stove Following our History of the Kitchen, we thought we’d take a look at the history/evolution of the various aspects and appliances of what now constitute the modern kitchen. This week we are following the evolution of the modern stove. Your basic gas range   …or a $100,000 range, which might be […]

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Lighting Design: We’re not designing around light bulbs anymore!

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 Let There Be LED Light   “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”                                                                                               […]

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