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Library wall

Photos: TG Image

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See the creative solution for keeping his and her home offices separate and private

Photos: Mark Boisclair Photography

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Angelica Henry designs for his and her closets that accommodate and show off  the clients' wardrobes and favorites

The principals of Duoma Atelier, Norma and Gaton Galella, are focusing on the pandemics biggest demand, flex spaces and accessory dwelling units (ADUs) (Photos : Courtesy Duoma Atelier).

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A husband and wife start of design/build company and bring workplace and wellness attributes into flex space and ADU design

Floating stairway near front entry

Photos Courtesy of Gatehouse Partners

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This floating staircase elevates an already grand entrance hall in more ways than one.

Stair with curvilinear theme

Photo: Roger Davies

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The staircase is a reflection of the style of the house and should connect to the design of the residence itself

Brick ceiling
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A brick ceiling provides a more architecturally interesting treatment than, say, plaster.

Play room design by Me and General Design
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Cristina Casañas-Judd and General Judd of Me and General Design speak with Custom Builder about their roots and their take on current housing design.

Floating stairs

Photos: Stacy Zarin Goldberg

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This staircase not only connects the first and second floors; it opens the house to the backyard.

Kitchen by Cheryl Kees Clendenon

Photos: Courtesy of In Detail Interiors

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Coffee pot filling station, wine bar, under counter storage, it's all there in Cheryl Kees Clendenon's messy kitchen design.

The Country Kitchen for Schumacher Homes' Messy Kitchen design

Photos: Courtesy of Schumacher Homes

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The messy kitchen has become a favorite trend for many homeowners.

Modern style house by Bauhaus in Dallas

Outdoor living and the display of modern art take center stage at the Philos House, in Dallas, designed and built by Bauhaus Modern Homes (Photo: Costa Christ).

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The philosophy of the German Bauhaus school of art and design drives this Dallas-based custom builder

Exterior of minimalist wood-themed custom home in Nova Scotia
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Wood is always the standard for residential construction in the Maritimes

Single-story Courtyard-Residence-in-Downers-Grove-IL-with-blue-clad-window-frames

Tom Harris Architectural Photography

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This home's indoor-outdoor integration plays a role in an illinois family’s quality of life.

Passive House exterior in Greenport, N.Y.

Natural finishes predominate in architect Wayne Turett’s New York home. The cedar siding is finished with a blue-gray stain (Photos: Liz Glasgow Studios).

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A seaside retreat follows the Passive House standard to maximize energy efficiency

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SUMMER 2021

This Month in Custom Builder

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The Wiser Energy Home Power Monitor notifies homeowners when devices are on or off

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Builders need skilled labor, but should their workplace policy drop zero tolerance for cannabis and risk taking on more liability?

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