The woven wire mesh of this stair railing was fabricated into panels and installed on site to fit with the home’s rustic-modern aesthetic.

Photo: Greg & Amanda Buchheit  
Woven wire mesh was fabricated into panels for this stair railing, creating an industrial look that aligns with the home’s rustic-modern design aesthetic.

April 29, 2015

Creating an industrial-looking custom stair rail to fit with a home’s rustic-modern aesthetic

Green Homes Aren’t Green Enough Without Neighbors

Photo courtesy of Grow Community.

April 28, 2015

In wellness communities, homeowners can cut costs and feel less isolated

Architects Choose the 10 Best Housing Designs of 2015

Winner, One/Two Family Custom Housing: Studhorse; Winthrop, Washington. Photo by Benjamin Benschneider via The Huffington Post

April 23, 2015

The awards were established to "recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life"

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

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

Image: iStock
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.
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]

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]

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


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