September, 2014 – Inver Grove Heights, MN – As students across the region have recently begun a new school year, Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates (KOMA) is putting the finishing touches on designs which will renovate six elementary schools over the course of the next two years. KOMA continues to play a major role in upgrading local schools, using all of their service areas – structural engineering, architectural and interior design.
Late this summer I finally pulled the plug and began a re-design in my home kitchen. My youngest son is graduating high school this coming June and we all know that means hosting a party, so what better excuse! I couldn’t wait to bring the design process I use every day at the office into my own home and get to be the client as well as the designer. Projects as you know are never as simple as they seem at first glance and this one was no exception. But I’m a firm believer that with a little space planning and a creative approach, a space can be completely transformed into something new without a large amount of time, labor, or cost. More »