Design

Clever design solutions for unique residential projects.



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Tudor-style home with central stone fireplace in the pool house

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Hidden tension rods float this terrazzo staircase

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Photo: Nicholas Rotondi

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Pyramids, Doric columns, and a dialogue framing the pool and its terrace

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See the creative results from the ultimate battle of backyard sheds

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Understanding these basics will help you create better lighting transitions

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A place for books, wine, and paperweights

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A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

BGD&C Mudroom

Photos: Nathan Kirkman

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Creating a home where children and adults can feel comfortable in all spaces

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Photo: Blake Mistich Photography

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From a space to stow the Christmas tree to an island with cookbooks

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Michael Lehrer, FAIA

President

Lehrer Architects

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Architect Michael Lehrer on great windows, hand-built models, and builders with high emotional intelligence

Leonardo 1482 light fixture by Karice Enterprises

Photo: Karice Enterprises

Products
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Photos: John Magor

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Making bold statements and subtle accents with wall (and ceiling) paper

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Creating drama with wallpaper, slabs, and faux concrete

Contemporary lake house on Lake Geneva, Wis.
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A summer cottage master suite at a Lake Geneva, Wis., custom home

WINTER 2020

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Five sizes of these wall-mount vanities designed by Jeffrey Alexander are available

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Custom-home builders share why they gave Instagram a try and why the social media platform is essential for their marketing outreach

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