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Latest Essays

Essays and posts from Laura Thomas, Principal and President of Melville Thomas Architects.

How best to use Houzz

1st December 2016 by lthomas

There was a time when a client would come for a design meeting with a tote bag absolutely overflowing with folders full of images ripped from home style design magazines to share with me.

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First things first.

14th November 2016 by lthomas

Triage. The act of first things first. Also known as strategic thinking. Or as Wikipedia defines it:

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AIA, LEED AP, RA, CKBD, OMG, HUH?

1st November 2016 by lthomas

Alphabet soup, right?

I was recently asked by a colleague how to distinguish between these design professional designations.

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