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A piece of equipment called the Reformer furnishes Julia’s Pilates studio.

are more open to green design ideas. There is greenwashing, he acknowledges, “but it’s also exciting because people are more aware.” As a designer, Michael finds himself in a position to share with clients the green options available to them. “I’m doing the drawings, so I’m holding the football,” he says.

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Back in 2003, after a bit of convincing, Julia said yes to the little old adobe off Frenchy’s Field. “Now it is our home, and a beautiful home to me,” Julia says. “I love what Michael did, and I very much appreciate his attention to detail and wonderful vision for design. He worked very hard, and it shows.” “I didn’t think we’d be buying it two years later,” Michael confesses of that initial encounter with the house. “It was just a place to park while we looked for another home to buy. We didn’t find one. So we stayed! And we’re happy we did.” Michael Percy Grant of Percy Home Design can be reached for design services at 505/438-2699, by email at, or by visiting

Su Casa Winter 2011  

Su Casa Winter 2011

Su Casa Winter 2011  

Su Casa Winter 2011