In recent years, we have seen a veritable explosion in the simple/minimal house market. Looking to scale down their lifestyles, be it for financial, environmental, or myriad other reasons, Americans are trimming off the excess square footage. Minimalist homes offer exactly what one would need, and nothing else. Our lives are complicated enough as it […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Morisson” has a graceful Northwest Modern Hip roofline. Stained hardwood siding accents and entry columns complete the look, along with the modern partial glass garage door.
“Mandy” has a delightful butterfly gable roof, founded on a simple easy to build low pitched gable roof design. Stained hardwood siding accents and entry columns complete the look, along with the modern partial glass garage door.
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 […]
“Sterling” has a graceful low slung hip roof, with stained hardwood siding panel accents with modern partial glass garage door, and exciting, functional horizontal gridded windows.
The roofline is like frozen music. Beautiful, exciting and harmonious. This weave of modern magic is actually simple to build. At the heart of the design is a low pitch gable roof over most of the building with shed roof accents , and carefully massed accent walls comprising the balance of the home.