Design



Moveable wall separates the study from the living space

Moveable wall separates the study from the living area (Photos: Andrea Calo).

Features

This moveable wall is an 8-by-8-foot barrier and a storage space for large artwork.

Located along California’s Central Coast, this modern farmhouse has views over the hills toward the ocean 8 miles away, and patios on both sides to capture cross breezes. Semmes & Co. Builders built the home, which was designed by Gast Architects. Photo: Elliott Johnson

Features

A range of smart building practices ensure long-term livability and good business sense

Photo: Poggenpohl

Products

Luxury kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl is expanding its lacquer expertise in a unique way

Photo: Nostalgic Warehouse

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Garrison Hullinger, older boy's bedroom

(Photo: Blackstone Edge Studios)

Features

A photo wall, a stage, high ceilings, and a secret passageway are among the features for a child’s bedroom presented by two designers and a builder.

Photos: Joshua Curry Photography

Features

Craftsmanship, collaboration, and a rooftop pool reminiscent of a glass-bottom boat.

The upper courtyard and garden of Quarry House, protected from Connecticut seacoast winds, offer an imtimate place to sit, says architect John Tittmann. The home, which sits on a granite ledge, was built by Brian Maresca of Guilford, Conn. Photo: Robert Benson Photography

Features

Building a foundation on a challenging site takes planning, patience, and a collaborative attitude

A meditation room designed by Landry Design Group, Los Angeles (Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer).

Features

See how two builders and an architect executed their visions for wine rooms, a basement spa, and a children's bunk/craft room with access hidden behind a swing-away bookcase.

Features

The road to becoming a successful green builder starts with planning

Seaside house with louver system

Photos: Bate Masi Architects

Features

A louver solution for this seaside home provided privacy and natural ventilation.

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SUMMER 2018

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

The Dorrance collection of bath accessories includes a wall-mounted faucet, tub fillers, and bidet and shower sets

Features

A summer cottage master suite at a Lake Geneva, Wis., custom home

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