Design

Clever design solutions for unique residential projects.



This residence in Scottsdale, Ariz., is BALA’s Home of the Year for 2015. The owners wanted a Spanish-style design, but with an updated, neutral color palette.

 
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Skillfully designed and superbly crafted, these homes are among the biggest winners in the 2015 Best in American Living Awards

Secret Cabinet Entry for Kitchen Pantry
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Two designers and home builder partners share their executions for pantries and butler kitchens.

Mudroom
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Designers and a builder present their ideas for creating a space to hang, store, and organize with style.

Porch on a home by Regency Builders
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Three builders offer their takes on porches as the vehicle for curb appeal, relaxing, and outdoor living.

Richard Berry entryway/staircase

Photo: Courtesy of Richard Berry

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Three perspectives regarding how to treat entryways and focal points.

Front porch and Craftsman-style detail on a custom house built by Hartman Homes, Hudson, Wis.

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Built-in bookshelf with staircase

This double-height bookshelf designed by Fleetwood/Fernandez  for this mid-century home performs double duty as a guardrail at the stair opening (Photo: Blake Little)

 

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A builder, designer, and an architect couple provide their perspectives about how built-ins can infuse creativity into a space.

 

Marine Lair master bed

The master bedroom and deck look seaward through pocketing window walls. The bed frame is made of leather and Hawaiian koa wood (Photo: Pablo Mason Photography).

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The NAHB's Best in American Living Awards

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Three award-winning architects and designers share how they use fireplaces to transform the look and feel of a room.

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Three award-winning architects and designers share how they transform water elements in and around the home into distinct custom looks.

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SPRING 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Fotile's V and W Series range hoods were designed to eradicate harmful cooking smoke.

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

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