In The Press
While Celeste is a licensed architect, her projects are enhanced by her natural interior design abilities. She has received a national lighting design award for her work on a private residence. Her own home has been featured on the television show Before and After as well as in The Oregonian.
Published in Luxe. interiors + design, July 2013.
"Foreign Exchange" highlights changes made to a 1940's West Hills Colonial into a home that lives the way a modern family would expect. The client goals for the remodel included; increasing functionality of the main floor living spaces, providing better connectivity between spaces and strengthening the relationships between the indoor and outdoor spaces. The extensive remodel does these things and more.....
Guest blog on Hammer & Hand "Field Notes", September 05, 2012
Formerly built by the owner of the View-Master toy factory (later Mattel), this house is a gem of mid-century architecture. When I first toured the home, I was drawn to its low-slung pitch, many large expanses of glazing (over 6'x6') and the view to the east with five enormous windows, faceted, like a View-Master card. From those windows and the entire east side of the home, one has a clear view of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, the Willamette River, and the Portland downtown skyline. (Read More)
Published in Sunset Magazine, February 2002
These stairs, from a recently completed residential remodel, were featured in the "Smart Spaces" column of Sunset Magazine's February 2002 issue. Sunset noted that the new stairs were a "novel and artful way to combine practical storage, display space, and a sculptural stair railing." (View)
The Oregonain's coverage
IDA Award for Private Residence 1993.
Private residence published in The Oregonian 1996. (View)
Private residence featured on the show Before and After 1997. (View)
Bardana kitchen Published in Oregon Remodeller Remodeller 1995.
Palmer residence featured in Better Homes and Gardens 1998.