September 19, 2012

“word to the wise” wednesday: nicholas stern

 Set the bar high for quality, as opposed to cramming in as many things as possible within your budget.  Thoughtful design and solid craftsmanship are what give a home its soul.

Nicholas S.G. Stern, New York contractor on his advice to renovators (Elle Decor, September 2012)

1 Comment

  • Andrea May Hunter/Gatherer (@amayhuntgather)
    Sep. 19, 2012
    So true, Traci! I would much rather whittle down the scope of a project than compromise on the quality of the details or the workmanship. "Cheap is cheap," to quote Helen in Midnight in Paris.

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