How the Winners of Best in American Living Reflect Current Design Values


The National Association of Home Builders recently recognized builders from across the country that stood out in innovation and home design trends. The award winning projects give us a glimpse into what is on the horizon for construction and remodeling trends. Common ideas represented in the honored projects include: Spa-like bathrooms Centered bathtubs, … [Read more...]

More People Sought Custom Homes in 2014


2014 was a great year for the custom home industry. Recent data collected by the National Association of Home Builders indicates that 2014 saw a 20 percent growth in custom home construction. It is important to acknowledge that this is a small segment of the overall construction industry because it identifies just projects with homes constructed on an … [Read more...]

Subtle Ways to Enhance the Luxury in Your home


When you think of luxury home design what comes to mind? Large rooms? Ornate details? These certainly convey a sense of luxury but many times luxurious features can be built into your home in subtle ways. We pride ourselves on adding features to our custom homes that may go unrecognized but can make a huge difference in our clients' daily lives. Our … [Read more...]

Architectural Features to Consider for a Beautiful Nautical Kitchen

nautical kitchen

Nautical inspired home design has been a part of traditional New England homes for years. Subtle references to the sea help create a look that is classic while also feeling fresh and new. If you're hoping to create a nautical inspired kitchen during your home remodeling project consider adding the following: Circular windows Installing a single … [Read more...]

New England Home Style of the Month: Georgian

New England Home Style

Classic Georgian architecture was prevalent throughout the eastern seaboard of the United States in the mid-1700's. These homes were known for a classic roof line, traditional proportions, and attention to symmetrical detail. Many traditional Georgian homes featured a brick exterior, an abundance of windows, and decorative elements such as pediments over the … [Read more...]

Perfect Home Features to Help Introverts Recharge


Have you ever felt the need to escape, get away, and have some time to yourself? Before you take off for a weekend away consider adding a retreat to your home that is custom designed to help you recharge and is always available. Perhaps you could benefit from the following: Window nook - Maximize your home's view by constructing a custom window nook. … [Read more...]