Get to Know MOSAIC’s People – Rick Goldstein

Architect Rick Goldstein is a principal of Atlanta-based MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers]. When and why did you choose this career? I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be an architect. While in architecture school, we had a visiting professor who introduced us to design/build where we constructed a very elaborateRead More


Creating a Bonus Room That You Will Love

Creating a Bonus Room for your family

Bonus rooms don’t have to be the drop zone for old furniture. They can be functional and fashionable spaces, even despite the challenges of trying to do too many things in the room or odd angles and dimensions. “It really depends on how people want to use them. They’re extra space. People modify them orRead More


Cheers to Home Bars!

The idea of adding a personal bar in the home appeals to many people. The bar can be a focal point for entertaining or a place for family and friends to relax, visit or watch television. Often, home bars are incorporated into a kitchen or set up near a wine storage area. A bar canRead More


Get Your Deck Ready for Warm Weather

May is Deck Safety Month. Here is a link to an interview with Rick Goldstein of MOSAIC Group for HGTV Gardens. Rick provides tips on inspecting, cleaning and maintaining your deck for maximum enjoyment during warm weather. http://www.hgtvgardens.com/hardscaping/is-your-deck-ready-for-spring-weather


Get Moving on Your Atlanta Outdoor Living Space

Spring arrives next week! Can you believe it’s almost time to pull out the porch cushions, dust off the backyard grill and start thinking about which new plants we want to add to our landscape? Metro Atlanta’s warmer weather means more opportunities to enjoy the “good life” outside. Outdoor projects remain at the top ofRead More


Seven Crucial Rules for Starting a Remodeling Project

A remodeling project gets our blood pumping when we imagine how that new master bath or gourmet kitchen will change our lives. Surprises and budget overruns are endemic to the remodeling process, but you’ll have much better odds for success if you follow these seven rules. Rule #1: Educate Yourself It’s always easier (and cheaper,Read More


How to Choose the Right Contractor

Choosing the right contractor for your home improvement project helps ensure the project runs smoothly, preventing unneeded stress during the remodeling process. Here are some tips from MOSAIC Group’s Rick Goldstein on selecting a compatible company to work with. http://youtu.be/gchzJloY0To


Considering a Fireplace? Here are Some Tips

By Rick Goldstein, co-owner, MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] This week’s cool weather reminds us how warm and comforting a fireplace can be. If you’ve been thinking of adding one to your home–either inside or outside–here are some things to consider. There are two distinct camps in the fireplace arena. Traditionalists are wood-burners. They loveRead More


Hire a Professional to Construct Your New Deck

By Rick Goldstein, co-owner of MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] Here are some reasons why you’ll want to hire a professional to construct your new deck. The building codes for decks have become much more complicated due to the abundance of deck collapses during the last few years. Attachment techniques need to be carefully followedRead More


Save Space in a Small Bathroom

Space-saving toilets and sinks can maximize the size of the smallest bathrooms. Rick Goldstein of MOSAIC Group shares tips on selecting the best fixtures for those rooms. http://video.about.com/homerenovations/Space-Saving-Toilets-and-Sinks-for-a-Small-Bathroom.htm