Stealth Modern: Injecting modern aesthetics into a traditional neighborhood

Stealth Modern: Injecting modern aesthetics into a traditional neighborhood

The Day Residence in Leawood, Kansas is designed in a style that we like to think of it as "stealth modern."  Viewed from the street, the home fits into the neighborhood fabric without calling too much attention to itself. Though, as you enter the front door, it's clear that the experience of the house is more dynamic than its first impression would have you believe.

Dan Finds Formerly Lost Pencil

Dan Finds Formerly Lost Pencil

For more than three decades, Dan has shared a remarkable relationship with his beloved white Koh-i-noor Rapidomatic 0.5mm #5635 mechanical pencil.  Purchased from the Tulane University Bookstore in 1985, it has accompanied Dan for most of his architectural journey--except for the times he has lost it, which are many.  No matter how long it goes away--two days, two weeks, two months, two years, twelve years--it just keeps coming back.  

Join Us At the DRAWing Board!

Join Us At the DRAWing Board!

DRAW is growing, and we are looking for the right folks to join our design and research-driven team. (more...)

Red & White

Red & White

Dan recently took the office on a thought experiment, which started with a simple observation:  interesting things happen inside the human mind when red meets white.  Using this observation as an organizing lens, he then went on a digital vision quest to shed light on the phenomenon of (red + white). (more...)

DR[awe] #1: Graham is in the Details

DR[awe] #1: Graham is in the Details

The DRAW’ers collected themselves for an afternoon recently in a borrowed conference room at Missouri Bank, in the Crossroads.  Each DRAW’er had been given a challenge in the weeks beforehand:  explore something until it becomes fascinating and fills you with awe, and then share that experience with the rest of the crew. (more...)