Open Up Your Living Room with These Bold Built-Ins

Historically a staple of traditional architecture, built-in shelving has a beauty and elegance that elevates it far beyond being a simple storage solution. For those that enjoy the functionality of a built-in, but have a more modern design aesthetic, the Gelotte Hommas designed Northwest Perspective incorporates built-in shelving with a fresh, contemporary twist. In contrast …

For a Touch of Elegance, Consider an Indoor Balcony

Gelotte Hommas’ Sammamish Tuscan includes many beautiful design features, but one of the most elegant and unique aspects of the home are its indoor balconies. Homeowners looking to incorporate a romantic, European touch should consider some of the following benefits that accompany this special design element. The indoor balconies showcase how marvelously high the ceilings …

Exposed Wood and Warm Tones Exemplify This Moroccan Remodel

Intricate patterns, arched ceilings and warm tones give Moroccan architecture its distinct characteristics. This architectural style is known for giving homes a rich, exotic and inviting appearance. A wonderful example of how Moroccan features provide homes with a whole new look can be seen in our Glassworks Remodel project. This project involved making several changes …

Bask in the Summer Sun at Lakefront Splendor

Outdoor space is important, especially if you live somewhere as beautiful as the Pacific Northwest. It’s hard to find anywhere that equals the Northwest in sunny, mild summers, and having the outdoor amenities to fully appreciate the good weather is a must. Designed by Gelotte Hommas Architecture in Seattle, Lakefront Splendor is a stunning, contemporary …

Add Drama to Your Front Entrance with a Traditional Gothic Archway

First impressions are important. When it comes to your home, the first thing guests will see is your front entryway. Having a beautiful and dramatic entrance is an excellent way to set the stage for the many other charming architectural features that friends and family will encounter when visiting for the first time. Here’s what …

Wooden Beams and Brilliance in Design in this Luxurious Cabin

Exposed beams are usually associated with barns, but they offer a beautiful addition to contemporary homes. Wooden beams can give these homes a rustic look or a clean, modern one, depending on the design and color of wood that’s used. A great example of the clever use of exposed beams in contemporary architecture is the …

Contemporary Design with an Emphasis on Views and Natural Light

Incorporating natural elements into a modern home is one of the most distinguishing characteristics of contemporary residential architecture. Using these elements gives homes a warm look and helps blend the interior with the surrounding landscape. One of the finest examples of this can be seen in Gelotte Hommas’ Wood, Stone, Water project. This project involved …

A Cliffside Retreat That Capitalizes on the Resplendent Views

Relaxing at home takes on a whole new meaning when you can take advantage of sweeping vistas right outside your window. It’s even better when you can look off in the distance and see just how vast the deep blue sea truly is. High above the water, your mind will wander and ponder as the …

French Style Has Lasting Appeal with A Touch of Normandy

The Norman countryside is filled with chateaus whose architectural elements have proven timeless. From the peaceful lanes of Bayeux to the bustling avenues of Caen, these homes stand as treasured testaments to the everlasting beauty of the past as these storied structures blend with the ever changing present…and add Old World charm to architecture in Bellevue. The Norman architecture …

Sandwith Estate Offers Traditional Style and Luxurious Amenities

From every angle, and within every corner, Sandwith Estate embodies the genuine beauty of traditional style homes. Designed to balance functionality with comfort, this property takes inspiration from the past while keeping its focus on the present. The result is a home that feels familiar, yet maintains enough secrets to surprise visitors with the unexpected. The …