Design



Part of the Somervell luxury house plan from Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD
Features
April 15, 2015

Increased emphasis on great kitchens and informal gathering areas define top-tier homes

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News
April 14, 2015

Millennials are poised to become the largest generation in the United States. For of-the-moment intel on the home-ownership preferences of this growing group, KTGY sat down with some of its millennial employees to learn more about what they want when it comes to homeownership, design, and style.

Close-up of pie chart from April Professional Builder exclusive research about home design trends.
Features
April 09, 2015

Universal design gets some traction as open floor plans, dual vanities, kitchen islands, and walk-in closets continue to be the most desired new-home amenities

Rendering of the exterior of ETCO Homes' 460 Palm, showing its contemporary, sleek styling.

460 Palm’s crisp, cool modern exterior uses a color palette of white, off-white, and shades of silver, gray, and blue. The exterior blends stone, smooth stucco, and aluminum cladding and accents. [Illustrations: Bucilla Group Architecture]

Features
March 23, 2015

ETCO Homes has found its sweet spot: luxury condominiums built on infill sites in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The warm wood cabinets and slate-gray flooring in this kitchen at Truewind, in Huntington Beach, Calif., by TRI Pointe Homes, is a recent example of the transitional look.

Homebuyers who aren’t keen on contemporary interiors will often embrace transitional decor. This kitchen at Truewind, a community in Huntington Beach, Calif., by TRI Pointe Homes, illustrates the transitional look with warm wood cabinets and slate-gray flooring. [Photo: TRI Pointe Homes and Applied Photography]

Features
March 24, 2015

Contemporary design is subject to a wide range of interpretations, from transitional suburban homes to edgy urban multifamily. We explore its most recent evolution

Features
March 19, 2015

House plans that can accommodate the varied definitions of today’s family.

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