Entries by Ivana

Final Photos: Pleasant Ridge Project

This project, located in Pleasant Ridge, MI, was a complete remodel and addition. As the clients’ family grew and more space was needed, the existing kitchen was expanded and remodeled. Along with the new kitchen was an addition of a family room, mud room, laundry room, and screened-in porch. The ceiling in the new family […]

Who needs an Architect? You do.

Good Architects are worth every penny. They work on projects of all sizes and complexity. Architects add value from design and construction to the resale of your home. Who needs an architect? You do. You can’t afford not to hire one. Brought to you by CRAN, the custom residential architects network. A knowledge community of […]

Project Update: Construction Phase

This project, located in Bloomfield Hills, is in full construction swing! Back in February, we featured this project in our “on the boards” monthly preview. Since then, the excavation, foundation, basement, floor, and walls have been constructed. This project is scheduled to be completed in 2015 and features a huge master suite, second floor terrace, […]

We are at a photoshoot!

Over the past week, Beth Singer Photography and CBI Design were out in Franklin, MI photographing a project that had recently been completed. This project had a wide variety of changes; a brand new expanded kitchen, expansive prep kitchen, new pantry, remodeled nook, expanded staircase, and remodeled pool house. Next week we will post the […]

Children’s Tumor Foundation : Tree House

In the Fall of 2013, CBI Design was asked to participate in the Children’s Tumor Foundation Gala silent auction held in Detroit, MI. This gala was held to raise awareness and funds to help improve the lives of those individuals and families affected by neurofibromatosis (NF). The Children’s Tumor Foundation Mission: Our mission is to […]

Project Update: Bloomfield Hills Residence

In the first project update, we feature a home located in Bloomfield Hills. This project is both a renovation and addition to the current home. The master suite, kitchen, nook, mud room, and wine room are featured in the renovation portion. For additional space, a new family room was added on the rear that has […]

20 Questions to ask your Architect

When it comes to selecting an architect for your project, it can seem a little daunting. The question crosses your mind; do I really need an architect? More often than not, the answer to that is YES. Architect’s provide design and construction expertise that cannot be achieved in other areas of the process. Licensed architects […]

The Architect’s Education

Ever wonder what an Architect really does?  They do much more than build with Legos, sketch pretty pictures and produce construction drawings. Click the video developed by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) to learn more!