Bark Art 2019

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 …

Ask an Architect: How to Build a House

So you want to build a house. We get it. It’s a daunting process, especially when you don’t have an ally. So how do you get started? You often hear stories about what can go wrong, how expensive a project becomes, and how long it takes. You may wonder what it’s like to work with …

The Future of Home Design

Each year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) holds a home design competition for collegiate architects. They inspire students to design innovative residential spaces along a specific theme. This year’s theme: “Here + Now.” AIA encouraged student architects to envision homes in light of “context, culture, and vernacular, but fully embracing 21st century technology and …

Prairie Style Architect

Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use. Frank Lloyd Wright We love and live a variety of design styles, from traditional gothic architecture to contemporary design. Every project is a new opportunity to exercise creativity in our endeavor to create livable art. Several years …

Teamwork in Design

Steve Jobs once said that “great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” We’re inclined to agree. And while Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl is a gifted, creative group of artists, our team extends to the contractors and vendors we work with. After all, that’s why we look …

Design + Structure

GHA joins 49 other interior designers

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show Recap

GHA shares its thoughts on the 2017 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.

Story in Architecture: The National Museum of African American History and Culture

GHA explores the story of the National Museum of African Architecture History and Culture’s architecture.

A Delectable Dream Kitchen

Thanksgiving is now behind us, and the Christmas season is upon us. It’s that scrumptious, food-filled time of year that has many people dusting off their dreams for the perfect kitchen. When clients approached us with their vision for a delectable kitchen, we invited Chef John Howie of Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar to lend …

Designing Peace

The art of crafting a monument to peace.