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Curved Stair from Above

Stairs

Always a major architectural feature, with the current emphasis on open concept and soaring ceilings, stairs are an even bigger and more prominent element. Typically establishing the home’s style from the entry, a staircase is perhaps one of the strongest examples of the fusion of style with function.

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Appliances: Smart, Bold, Functional… and Varied

February 11, 2019

Just as the predominance of white/gray kitchens is giving way to richer colors and patterned backsplashes, appliances are moving beyond stainless. Black, black stainless, slate/gray, and even white are increasingly popular… the latter with new textures and high-end handles. Colorful ranges and hoods have been a high-end trend for a while, and bright retro-style appliances […]

Best of Houzz

February 01, 2019

Thank you, Houzz! We’re thrilled to receive this honor – the “people’s choice” award from the Houzz community – for our design of the exercise room in our Summer Creek model home. We believe the difference is in the details, and we’re committed to delivering innovative and inspiring design in every home we build. If […]

LIFE | STYLE: January 2019

January 31, 2019

Maintenance Reminder: The local temperatures are dropping below freezing most nights and even during the colder days. Make sure to shut off your hose bibbs inside to prevent them from freezing. It is also a good time to adjust the baffles in the ductwork and have your furnace serviced to ensure peak efficiency during the […]

Patterned Tile

January 31, 2019

Decorative tile has a long, rich history. As early as 3,300 BC, cities like Babylon used vibrant cobalt glazed tile. Early patterns were created as mosaics of glass, stone, and/or tile pieces. Stylized patterns arose in Islamic cultures because depictions of living things were not allowed in mosques or homes, with the patterns spreading to […]

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