Zoraya Gold Damask wallcovering from Brewster Home Fashions' Alhambra Collection
February 06, 2015

A fresh twist on the Moorish charm of Spain’s Alhambra Palace 

The piazza design at La Vita at Orchard Hills

Brookfield Residential and architect SDK Atelier employed an innovative piazza
concept at La Vita at Orchard Hills where homes are clustered in groups of four
around shared motor courts. The courtyards also serve as community gathering spots.
Photos: Eric Figge

February 06, 2015

At La Vita at Orchard Hills, Tuscan-style homes clustered around small piazzas bring a little Italian flavor to Orange County

Art wall highlights sculptor Bill Starke's work

Photos: Tommy Kile

February 04, 2015

Hand-chiseled limestone slabs highlight sculptor Bill Starke's work

Marc Thee tile in use at the 2014 New American Home

One of Marc Thee’s tile designs was used in the media wall in the 2014 New American Home.
Photo: Trent Bell

January 29, 2015

Marc Thee of Marc-Michaels Interior Design introduces his first designer tile collection in conjunction with Barbie Kennedy of Barbie Kennedy Designs

This custom home, designed by Turkel Design, is one of the newer offerings from Lindal Cedar Homes, a prefabricator of post-and-beam houses.

December 19, 2014

Building a new home with prefabricated panels and trusses doesn’t just save labor and time; it also gives designers plenty of room for creativity.

October 07, 2014

Beloved by Boomers and embraced by Millennials, mid-century modern architecture is making a comeback.

October 03, 2014

The most recent AIA survey on home design trends reflects evolving households.

September 15, 2014

Creating attractive, marketable homes for lots with tight setbacks is a matter of give and take among the builder, the architect, the neighbors, and city zoning and planning authorities.

August 19, 2014

With flat, level lots in ever-decreasing supply, it behooves builders to become more creative with hillside sites.


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