Feng Shui and Joanna Wong master bath

Photos: Courtesy of Ennate

March 19, 2020

Joanna Lily Wong’s feng shui principles and designs embrace luxury, without sacrificing practicality or creativity

Top side view of open floor great room in a former church

Keeping the walls white throughout the home highlights the restored architectural details, such as the archways, wood ceiling beams, and stained glass window (Photos: Jim Tschetter).

March 13, 2020

Two very different adaptive reuse projects show off the hurdles and rewards of turning nonresidential buildings into custom homes

Adaptive reuse narrow living space

Given the long, narrow footprint of the former wine bar, and the client's height, senior project architect Kristie Fultz opted to expose the ceiling above living spaces to the full 18 feet (Photos: Witness to Beauty).

March 17, 2020

Adaptive reuse of a former wine bar in a commercial building to an urban loft

Custom notched kitchen island with high chairs and bench
March 23, 2020

See how a notch became a clever detail for this custom-made kitchen island/table that accommodates a companion bench

Powder room in Mediterranean-style home
March 20, 2020

The powder room can be the jewel box and the most unexpected space in a home

Front exterior view of Modern Craftsman house

To meet current tastes, Kimberley Development is adding contemporary and transitional elevations to its usual selection of traditional Craftsman homes (Photo: Mirza Kudic).

March 20, 2020

This next-gen leader is using her research and analysis to lead Kimberley Development into its most profitable years

Nicole Tysvaer headshot
March 18, 2020

Green builder writes about crossing the chasm from building sustainable homes with one-off, pilot technology to attaining broad market penetration 

9 smallbone of devizes gallery kitchen image
March 17, 2020

These brands are known for luxury products of the highest order.

December 19, 2019

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

December 19, 2019

A steel staircase would be too expensive, but the exposed timbers inside provided inspiration


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