“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.” Frank Lloyd Wright
“Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.” Frank Gehry
Architecture is far more than crafting a structure. It requires attention to context and respect for nature. It’s the art of reflecting the home’s surroundings and using existing beauty to create refuge.
One of the great privileges we have as architects in the Seattle area is the opportunity to team up with other design and building professionals to celebrate creativity and community. Recently, one of those opportunities came at Bark Art. Each year, Luxe hosts Bark Art–a charity event that brings home design experts together in support …
“To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history, but to articulate it.” Daniel Libeskind
Architecture creates beauty in safety. It transforms refuge into spaces of comfort. It aims to create a place that welcomes you in with peace, elegance, and a sense of timelessness.
“Our opportunity, as designers, is to learn how to handle the complexity, rather than shy away from it, and to realize that the big art of design is to make complicated things simple.” Tim Parsey
From traditional English cottages to contemporary family homes to luxury garages, every home design project is a new exploration of the art of architecture. We recently published several new home designs to our collection. Here are four to explore. Redmond Retreat Close to the city yet in a world unto itself, Redmond Retreat merges beauty …
The art of architecture considers context—it considers the larger scene in which the home is set. With every home design, we seek to reflect natural beauty in our work. We use colors, materials, and textures that work with the landscape, and we use landscape to frame those elements.
“Architecture is not based on concrete and steel, and the elements of the soil. It’s based on wonder.” Daniel Libeskind