Texture in Home Design

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 …

Wood, Stone, and Water: Timeless Design

Last Saturday, we had the distinct pleasure of hosting an open house at one of Curtis Gelotte’s past (and now on the market) projects. We savored the opportunity to welcome visitors into the home and share our work. That’s our passion, after all: connecting with clients through exceptional luxury home design. The Home Although settled …

First Impressions: Ratio House

First impressions matter. A home’s exterior design doesn’t only impact curb appeal. It also impacts how you feel as you approach your own front door…the delight of walking up the front walkway and entering your sanctuary. It’s how welcome your guests feel at the first approach. It’s seeing your style manifested in every detail. The …

Design Essentials: Scale and Proportion

As artists and architects, Gelotte Hommas Drivdahl Architecture cherishes age-old design principles that guide us in our art, whether it’s a traditional gothic estate or a contemporary family home. These architectural design principles enable us to create livable spaces that never grow old. Scale and proportion are among the most important tools we use when …