Multiple Owner's Suites

by Michele Weaver 13. November 2015 10:02
For the past few weeks, we have been focusing on homes designed with two owner’s suites and the possible living situations that might warrant dual-suites. This week we’re going to focus on multiple owner’s suites and why you might consider this design concept. Not only for special living situations, but also for long-term or even resale value. [More]

Dual-Owner's Suites: Aging in Place

by Michele Weaver 2. November 2015 17:03
A growing trend is ‘aging in place’ whereby seniors are opting to stay in their own home rather than move into an assisted living facility. The CDC defines aging in place as, “The ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.” [More]

Maximize Space in the Owner's Suite

by Michele Weaver 23. October 2015 11:11
The owner's suite is your sanctuary, the 'best' bedroom in the house. But, how well is the space being utilized? Do you find that even though it's a larger area, there isn't enough room for everything? [More]

Dual-Owner's Suites: Independent In-laws

by Michele Weaver 16. October 2015 16:45
Whether new construction or remodeling, dual owner’s suites and independent in-law suites are increasingly in demand. Interestingly, about the time their kids move out, a significant number of homeowners find themselves moving a parent in. [More]

Dual Owner's Suites: The Dual-Bedroom Solution

by Michele Weaver 9. October 2015 17:01
Not only are homes designed with dual owner’s suites being used for sharing a home, the home owners are “sharing” the space themselves! It might amaze you to find out just how many committed, happy couples choose not to share the same bedroom. [More]

A Study of Home: Special Places to Use However you Choose

by Michele Weaver 2. October 2015 11:30
As our series on ‘Study of Home: Special Places’ comes to a close with this week’s post, I am a bit surprised! Through helping my parents build their house years ago I knew there were a lot of decisions to make, like bedroom/bathroom placement, open floor plan, etc., but at the time I never really thought about the “why”? [More]

A Study of Home: Special Places to Get Away

by Michele Weaver 25. September 2015 16:03
In contrast to last week’s “Special Places to Gather,” we also need places to Get Away. Our hectic lifestyles are refreshed by ‘get-away’ rooms such as dens, sitting rooms, and sunrooms, which allow us to take “mini-vacations,” or escape for brief retreats without leaving home. [More]

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Design Trends | Destressing | Master Bedroom Design

A Study of Home: Special Places to Gather

by Michele Weaver 18. September 2015 14:56
Special places to gather are what makes a house a home; otherwise, families are essentially just cohabitating, which makes their home a place for eating and sleeping. Gathering places don’t have to be elaborate or defined – even if it’s just at the breakfast bar for a quick meal – being together is what makes you feel connected. [More]

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Design Trends | Flexible Living Options | Patio | Porch

A Study of Home: Special Places to Play

by Michele Weaver 14. September 2015 13:26
What does the term ‘play’ mean to you? Oftentimes when designing a home for a family we automatically think of a playroom for the children. But, a room for ‘play’ can take on a different meaning – think a hobby room for sewing, scrapbooking, or jewelry making, or a fitness center. [More]

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Design Trends | Flexible Living Options

A Study of Home: Special Places to Work

by Michele Weaver 4. September 2015 16:54
Last week we introduced the concept of creating special places in your home. Places that suit your needs, lifestyle, and family dynamic; such as places to gather, get away, and work. Let’s take a closer look at special places to work. [More]

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Design Trends | Office Design

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