Landscape Design Trends for 2016

Landscape design has reversed course over the seasons, as the indoors further move outward and the outdoors become an extension of household living. The trend, ever evolving, shows no signs of slowing down this year, either. “The latest trends reflect the desire to bring the indoors...

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Trough Sinks and Free-Standing Tubs for 2016 Custom Home Design

Looking at designing a new bathroom(s) in 2016? Our contacts at decoratorswisdom.com are steering clients toward three trends taking hold in custom home bathroom design: 1. Trough Sinks - According to the site, a “trough sink” also known as a “double sink” is more elegant than it sounds....

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Timeless Versus Classic Kitchen Design

A smartly-designed kitchen—one that caters to both the current and long-term—will serve the needs of your household for years to come. But what does “smartly-designed” mean? “Designing a kitchen is 50 percent science; it's about making the space efficient and functional right down to the placement...

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Bringing Indoor Comforts Outdoors in Custom Home Design

More homeowners than ever are incorporating outdoor living spaces into the design of their custom homes—and with the outdoor living market expected to top $5.7 billion this year, it’s safe to say the trend isn’t fading any time soon. “The trend used to be toward bringing...

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The Future of Residential Home Design

Accessibility. Automation. Conservation. Health. Safety. These themes are expected to shape the future of residential home design, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) report. “Historically, the dominant factors in home design have been economic and demographic shifts,” says AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker....

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Choosing the Perfect Window for Your Custom Home

Kitchens and bathrooms are not only two of the most highly used rooms in your home they’re also two of the most popular rooms, according to home style experts and Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value Report. With any custom kitchen or bath design, there are...

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Tips for Hiring a Professional Mover

Moving from one home to another is an arduous task; hiring a mover for the job may be even more challenging. But before you decide to forgo the services of a professional, consider the following: • Do-it-yourself costs can add up quickly: truck rental, equipment rentals,...

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Superbowl Homegating Like a Champ in Your New Custom Home

Football has something for everyone: entertainers, causal viewers and die-hard fans all experience the joy of the game with friends and family. Why else would last year’s Super Bowl — averaging more than 114 million viewers — be the most watched show in U.S. television...

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