Basic common sense suggests that we future proof our kid’s rooms taking into consideration what they will require from their bedroom before they leave for college.
Kitchen islands can work in small open plan spaces, like our feature image above, but are most impressive when done big.
A properly planned drop zone can help to stop all that stuff from landing on the kitchen counter or island and reduces the stress of getting the family out on time every morning.
When thinking about the type of windows you want in your new home, you need to consider both light and views in order to make the best design decisions.
We all get very excited when we enter a dual-aspect room. Having windows in two external walls maximizes light and views, but how do you decide what’s best for your new home?
Building your own home is stressful and expensive. Every dollar you can save and every mistake you can avoid is worth knowing about. That’s why we asked custom builders across America about the mistakes they see most often.
Once you have decided on the location and neighbourhood where you want to live, the next step is to identify the best lot for your new home.
We never thought it would come to this but for better or worse we are all finding ourselves confined to our homes and not by choice. For most this will be the longest time we’ve spent in our house since we were children. For many it will be the first time we’ve spent weeks surrounded by only our family or roommates.
Imagine the great room, kitchen, living, dining as your city squares, boulevards and plazas. Your hallways, landings and circulation areas are the avenues and streets, while your master suite, bedrooms and other single activity rooms are more like the private spheres (the houses) of your town.
Rearranging your furniture and moving items from one space to another can give your home a new lease of life.