What we used to call “green” design is now just common sense. Take it from a contractor who called on his eco savvy to update his own home
In the breakfast area, the bench seat maximizes the narrow kitchen-to-backyard area and stores art supplies in drawers underneath. “We squeeze as much out of the space as we can,” says King. By day, it’s a homework spot. By night, it’s additional seating while the family and their friends watch movies together.