Design

Clever design solutions for unique residential projects.



A-Frame Vacation House

The home’s old spiral staircase, which split the plan in half and obstructed water views, was torn out and replaced with a new stair that starts on the right and winds its way up to the second-floor catwalk and third-floor bedroom and study. (Photos: Peter Murdock).

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Witness the make over of a 1960s A-frame and a new mountain retreat with a dramatic skylight

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The ankle windows on this project is an example of a good detail solving a problem.

Kevin Cozen minimalist kitchen
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Storage ideas from minimalist cabinetry, to pantries under stairs, and drawers below a pet spa.

NKBA Bath Design winners
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Imaginatively designed baths contribute star power to a custom home. Check out these projects for design inspiration.

This residence in Scottsdale, Ariz., is BALA’s Home of the Year for 2015. The owners wanted a Spanish-style design, but with an updated, neutral color palette.

 
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Skillfully designed and superbly crafted, these homes are among the biggest winners in the 2015 Best in American Living Awards

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Imaginatively designed kitchens contribute star power to a custom home. Check out these projects for design inspiration

Secret Cabinet Entry for Kitchen Pantry
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Two designers and home builder partners share their executions for pantries and butler kitchens.

Mudroom
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Designers and a builder present their ideas for creating a space to hang, store, and organize with style.

Porch on a home by Regency Builders
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Three builders offer their takes on porches as the vehicle for curb appeal, relaxing, and outdoor living.

Richard Berry entryway/staircase

Photo: Courtesy of Richard Berry

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Three perspectives regarding how to treat entryways and focal points.

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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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