Make Way for the Modern Farmhouse

Sandridge Modern Farmhouse

Make Way for the Modern Farmhouse. If you feel like you’ve been hearing the words “modern farmhouse,” “rustic,” “heritage,” or “barnhouse” everywhere, know that it’s not just you. In the last year, there has been rapidly growing interest in rustic materials, reclaimed wood furnishings, and farmhouse inspired design. Retailers like Target have even started offering […]

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Narrow House Plans for Narrow Lots

Narrow House Plans for Narrow Lots As America’s small towns grow into big cities and its big cities become sprawling marvels, many people are trying to find ways to retain the character of their city while also allowing for the influx of new residents. Enter the narrow house. Not to be confused with the tiny […]

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Mark Stewart Custom Design for the Millman Family

In a rare perfect conjunction of site, client, builder and designer and taste we present the Millman Custom Home Design. Our clients have been magnificent to work with and we have loved every minute of the collaboration.  This is a true master home design for a lakefront lot with features galore. Magnificent French Country Design […]

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Street of Dreams 2018 for Legacy Built Homes

Things are coming together with our Modern Farmhouse Design for Legacy Built Homes in the Street of Dreams 2018 It has been nothing short of a joyful experience to work with Phillip Pahlisch of Legacy Built Homes on the design for their  entry in the 2018 Street of Dreams! We often do our best work […]

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Westlake Reserve Custom Modern Home Designs

Westlake Reserve Modern Home Designs 5 in a row We were recently given a rare opportunity to design 5 custom homes for JT Roth Construction on a standalone street in beautiful Lake Oswego, Oregon.  Each home is unique due to the different existing conditions on each lot, and the cities zoning requirements. We also wanted to […]

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Modern Makeover

It’s Modern Makeover Time We were recently asked by a large scale custom production builder to produce an entire range of modern designs for some of their upcoming subdivisions. They saw modern designs taking hold and wanted to meet the market immediately. Previous in-house attempts to design a new modern home or two at a […]

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Millennial Madness

A new generation is currently searching for their dream home: The millennials. This is no small demographic. Born between 1975 and 1995, they currently comprise about one-third of the total population in the United States. Several socioeconomic trends have significantly weakened their buying power: increased student loan debt; delaying the start of a family; and […]

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Builder’s Favorites

This week we thought we’d like to showcase a few of our homes that have proven time and time again to be big hits with builders. All three of these homes have been built countless times and each time they have been a great success. Each of these homes share a few key elements that […]

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Prairie Style for any housing type

The Prairie Style, which we started working with in 1990 has proven to have great range and enduring appeal. When we began working in this style we started with large custom homes such as Smythe Place, Cassiopeia, Stafford View  and others. The very first such Custom Prairie Home that we created was Mendecosta Summit. The […]

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Wine Country Style with a Casita

When an empty nest buyer looks for a new home, they want simplicity, convenience, elegance, and very importantly, versatility. Their new home is likely going to function as a hub of family related activity, meaning they will need to be able to entertain and host guests. As there are no longer children in the home, […]

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