Designing for the Long Run

Every new home design project requires exceptional focus and care, and as custom residential architects, we recognize that every project is unique in its needs. That’s why we rely on building information modeling to keep every design organized and exceptionally documented. Building information modeling (BIM) takes CAD programming deeper into the realm of integrated design. …

The Best of Summer in Seattle

Summer in the Pacific Northwest brings out the best in us. With sunshine, mountains, forests, lakes, and the Sound, summer in Seattle is a season to explore, relax, and enjoy the beauty of our surroundings–including the beauty of home design. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite summer home design tips and inspirations for you. …

Tuscan Style Essentials

Tuscan style architecture brings rich character to a home. It possesses a timeless relevance that’s easy to love. Even on the shores of the Puget Sound, Tuscan design feels natural. “Built on rural traditions and indigenous materials, Tuscan style whispers of heart, history and homeyness.” Houzz Its emphasis on comfort and warmth makes its Old …

Navigating a Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen is one of the most used—and most loved—spaces in the home. It’s also a unique opportunity to perfectly merge the best of form and function. Kitchen remodels can be simultaneously exciting and daunting, yet they’re a great way to breathe new life into your home. Here are a few points to consider before …

A Step Above: Beauty in Staircases

Great staircases exist for more than mere function. They’re a statement, an expression of style. They require space in prominent areas of your home, after all, so they should be beautiful. Here’s a collection of our favorite staircase designs to inspire you: Classic Charm Classic on the Green‘s elegant staircase wraps squarely around the entryway. …

Bask in the Light

Natural light is among the best adornments for a home. It’s timeless. It goes with any style. It benefits everyone. And as we’ve mentioned, it increases the quality of life for those who bask in it. So let’s explore architectural features that add light and life to your home. Skylights Skylights invite natural light to …

Why Daylighting Matters

Home design is much more than creating a beautiful space. It’s the art of crafting a space that works for you, and it challenges us to consider how we can merge healthy living and architecture.

5 Home Trends for 2019

2019 is here, and as with each new calendar year, the design world is rife with predictions on the top trends for the coming year. Here are a few to watch for. Window Walls 2019 home trends to watch: kitchen window walls Natural light is always an asset. It brings a space to life with …

Geometry in Home Design

Form, beauty, and architecture define our work. They inform how we approach every home design project, and they push us to pursue excellence in craft. And with those three design priorities comes a major principle: work your angles. As geometric trends continue to dominate the design world in fashion and home decor styles–from chandelier earrings …

Character in the Details

Every client brings their own unique style, a unique story that informs their dream home. This means that we get to explore the art of architecture afresh with each new home design project…and we love that. At a 2010 Port Townsend custom home, we explored the best of craftsman style with accents of English charm, …