Ever wonder what it’s like to build a house from the ground up? As the owner of J. Lawrence Design, Jill Lawrence has had the opportunity to walk-through the process with numerous clients. Now it’s her turn, and she’s giving us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look here on the At Home in Arkansas blog. Follow along as we chronicle each stage before the big reveal in our October 2022 issue.
At Home in Arkansas: When people are building one of the biggest considerations for individual spaces has to be organization. How did you address this for the common and work areas of your new house?
Jill Lawrence: When I was drawing the plan I knew I wanted to experiment with organization and zoned functions of a house. There are workhorses in a house—the laundry room, kitchen, and pantry— and I wanted those to each have a very specific function. Most of the time we have one dishwasher and one refrigerator. What I wanted to do was experiment with a smaller main refrigerator and zoned refrigeration drawers in other areas….