Category Archives: Historic Details

Articles on historic architectural details, including descriptions, photos, and 3D models of surviving specimens, and their archival online.

Capturing Historic Architectural Detail in SketchUp

In the very first Connecticut houses, architectural detail was minimalistic and strictly utilitarian. But even the earliest colonists wanted their homes to look good, so in time, both interior and exterior detailing began to take hold. Much of this elaboration … Continue reading

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Vintage Wooden Drawer Repair

This week, several of my favorite designer-blogger friends are on Modenus’ Blog Tour Cologne 2013, taking in the culture and Gothic architecture of Cologne, Germany, while learning more about their sponsors’ latest home design products, and busily blogging and tweeting … Continue reading

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