RED Reader’s Choice Awards: Kingfisher Cliff

This year, Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture has two projects featured in Luxe Interiors + Designs annual RED Readers’ Choice Awards. Here’s a glimpse at Kingfisher Cliff, a stunning Whidbey Island home designed by Scott Hommas. See more photos and vote for Kingfisher Cliff through the links below! About Kingfisher Cliff Nestled on a ledge overlooking …

RED Readers’ Choice Awards: Layers of Light

This year, Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture has two projects featured in Luxe Interiors + Designs’ annual RED Readers’ Choice Awards. Here’s a glimpse at Kingfisher Cliff, a stunning Whidbey Island home designed by Eric Drivdahl. See more photos and vote for Layers of Light through the links below! About Layers of Light Layers of Lighgt …

Vote for GHDA in the 2023 Luxe RED Awards

The 2023 RED Reader’s Choice Awards are here, and now’s your opportunity to cast your vote for Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture! This year, the GHDA team has eight custom design entries representing five different awards categories. The annual RED Awards recognizes and honors excellence, innovation, and the best residential architecture projects across the United States. …

Texture in Architecture

The art of architecture lies in the details. In how carefully selected materials can mimic forests and water within a home. In how a spiral staircase adds motion to an entryway. In how a living room’s soft wood floors can perfectly contrast with the stark limestone walls. Details matter. Texture matters. Texture—the result of carefully …

4 Nature-Inspired Homes

“When we build, let us think that we build forever.” John Ruskin The Pacific Northwest inspires. Beauty exists at every turn. Dramatic peaks, alpine meadows, expansive forests, and teaming waters create a scene of endless intrigue. And for the Pacific Northwest native, “home” should embrace all of it. Taking cues from natural surroundings is a …

The Art of Remodeling

One of the privileges of architecture is to breathe new life into existing homes. It’s an opportunity to identify and draw out beauty in old spaces. As we went about remodeling this 1980s spec home, we drew inspiration from the homeowners’ love artistry and shingle style homes on the Nantucket seaside. A Space for Art …

Where Home Meets Nature

“When we build, let us think that we build forever.” John Ruskin The Pacific Northwest inspires. Beauty exists at every turn. Dramatic peaks, alpine meadows, expansive forests, and teaming waters create a scene of endless intrigue. And for the Pacific Northwest native, “home” should embrace all of it. Taking cues from natural surroundings is a …

Parkitecture and the Art of Architecture

“I don’t divide architecture, landscape, and gardening. To me, they are one.” Luis Barragan Nature and travel inspire us. They remind us anew of our passion for the art of architecture…and fill us with fresh ideas for our own residential architecture designs. With summer before us and all-things Fourth of July piquing our excitement, we …

Contemporary Design in a Custom Vanity

The master bathroom serves as a launch point for the day and a safe space to unwind before bed. It’s a place of necessity, yes. But it can also be a place of comfort, luxury, elegance…even art. Ratio House’s custom vanity provides a superb example of purposeful home art. Contemporary Design Redmond architect Curtis Gelotte …

Seeking Symmetry

Out of classical thought came the idea that beauty lies in proportion, for without proportion, there is only chaos. Nested in that idea is longing for symmetry. Whether it’s flowers, furniture, or faces, the more symmetrical an object is, the more the human eye perceives beauty. Home architecture is no exception. When it comes to …