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  • A roof signifies shelter. Make this a direct design statement. Roof overhangs are like the protective shelter of a wide-brimmed hat.
  • When we say a house has character, we are really projecting human qualities onto an inanimate object. Like our human experience, this recognition of character in a home represents a sum of attributes, (not least of which are excellence and honesty.)

Excerpted from “Home: Celebrating the Spaces of Your Heart,” available soon at Apple’s iBookstore.

“Shrimper Cottage” photograph by Renee Garrison