Custom Home Design



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Creating drama with wallpaper, slabs, and faux concrete

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Photos: John Magor

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Making bold statements and subtle accents with wall (and ceiling) paper

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The driveway and front door of this Minnesota cabin, known as Fish Tap Lake Retreat, are to the left of the screened porch, so ariving visitors can see through to the lake. Albertsson Hansen Architecture designed the dark brown exterior to help the house blend into its setting. Bright red trim adds a Scandinavian touch (Photo: Gaffer Photography)

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Two modest-size homes that welcome the vacation crowd in comfort and style

Contemporary lake house on Lake Geneva, Wis.
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A summer cottage master suite at a Lake Geneva, Wis., custom home

Master Suite designed by Shanna Kerr
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Focus on the client to design spaces that are deeply personal like the master suite

Black walnut and white oak stairway
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A Seattle woodworker is earning a reputation as a stair artist (and tubs too)

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Cary Bernstein talks about an architect's key criteria for selecting building partners

Chicago three flat

Goldberg General Contracting and architect Seth Romig converted an 1886 Chicago three-flat into a single-family home, gutting the building and reconstructing its rear facade (Photo: Tony Soluri)

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Despite design challenges, permit hurdles, and pressure from the neighbors, two urban homes offer inspired solutions

Rob Pressman
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On designing a great outdoor program and making sure it gets built

Modern House clad in corrugated metal

A modern home in Bend, Ore., by Seattle-based architect Nils Finne and builders Tim and Trevin Duey, clad in corrugated metal and red cedar, met the constraints of a tight riverside lot and the desires of a couple embarking on a new phase of life (Photos: Ben Benschneider).

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For empty nesters, the world of design is their oyster

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WINTER 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.

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A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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