Thoughts on House Design (and Anything Creative)
What makes this pen so cool? Choices. And options. Options with choices. Options with options. The minimalist Takumi Pure, from Tronnovate, a recent and astutely managed Kickstarter project, accepts every worthwhile ink refill on the planet (slight bias, here). Most importantly, it accepts the venerable
A thick blanket of Missouri snow drapes one of our homes: looks like a good time to cozy up with a book, hot cocoa and a roaring fire (maybe make a few snow angels first).
People Who Live in Glass Houses… Live in Our Houses. A Hilltop Home in Los Angeles, California by Bjella Architects
In my neverending quest to create “art you can live in”, I present this home in Calabasas, California. But, not as art for art’s sake. Anyone can design a home as a piece of sculpture, or as a shocking statement,
The owners of this loft desired a contemporary, yet warm and welcoming, subtle Asian aesthetic. To this end I employed a series of yin yang contrasts: dark vs. light materials, textured vs. smooth, horizontal vs. vertical elements. The couple spends the winter in warmer
Trends Magazine Interview with Architect Tim Bjella – Modern Zen Kitchen Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota
I stumbled across this video on the web today of a penthouse loft I designed back in 2012. It’s an interview with New Zealand’s Trends Magazine that I had missed when it published. See the photos. See more of my work at