“Great Bathroom!”

Here’s a terrific note we received in our mailbag (okay, in our Inbox, as we rarely receive regular mail anymore). Our client, Anne, whose bathroom we recently completed, writes: “Great Bathroom!” Guys, the bathroom is still great. It’s just...

Giving and Receiving Thanks

Thanksgiving’s just around the corner, so we’re dreaming of carving a big turkey, enjoying mashed potatoes with gravy and having (a small slice of) pie. And, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’d like to share our gratitude for a great year at Merrick Design...

Multigenerational Living in Maryland

Recently, we met with a family in Maryland who’s considering a remodel that will support multigenerational living. After our meeting, we became somewhat intrigued by the concept of multigenerational households and thought about past projects we designed and...

Generations in the Kitchen

It’s been said that the kitchen is the ‘new’ or ‘real’ living room, and this has been especially true during the past decade. For the last 10 years, families have been spending more time together in the kitchen during weekday mornings and...