When you design and build an Al Jones home not just any light will do. In fact, there's Bevolo and there's nothing else.Read More
A whitewash allows a home to show its character. And for the first time, we're letting everyone in on the Al Jones recipe for a perfect classic whitewash.Read More
40 years of design, a master mentor in A. Hays Town, countless homes across the country and sons following in his footsteps…a history of Al Jones Architect.
You can feel it in the antique brick, smell it in the centuries old European fireplace and hear it in the crackle of old New Orleans reclaimed wood.
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NEW ORLEANS – Five stories high, standing atop a loft in a centuries old French Quarter structure, there are noticeable gaps in the floorboards and light is pouring through from below. The wood floors are too old to even creek, instead they just moan. Getting here required a disconcerting hike up a series of old stairwells under an umbrella of joists and beams charred from fires long ago. And yet, for some reason, Bevolo’s CEO Drew Bevolo is grinning from ear to ear.
Working hinges on shutters are an important detail often overlooked. The hinge allows the shutters to close protecting the window. The non-custom route is to nail or screw the shutter to the window or wall, making the shutters inoperable.Read More
The Detail: A skirt is a piece of trim just below the stool, or ledge, of a window sill. Some homes don’t include a skirt at all, while others simply use a piece of casing for the skirt. An important custom detail on most of our homes is a separate skirt.Read More