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House Plan News — Interior Design

This is a great place for getting more information about stock house plans. We are always posting articles about the latest house plan trends, from building techniques to interior decoration. Picking a house plan can be very confusing. We try and take just a little bit of the mystery away from the home plan hunting process. We would love to hear from you. If you have a question or a subject that we didn’t cover, please contact us and let us know. We are always happy to share our knowledge with you.


How to Infuse Universal Design Into Any Home

How to Infuse Universal Design Into Any Home 0

Like it or not, our physical abilities change as we age. Vision begins to blur and joints begin to ache. Once-simple tasks like taking out the garbage, emptying the dishwasher, or even taking a shower can become increasingly arduous. However, not everyone living in multi-generational households are likely to have the same needs. These are the homes that can benefit the most from “universal design.” It doesn't matter if you’re...

New Trends in Outdoor Furniture and Fabrics

New Trends in Outdoor Furniture and Fabrics 0

Outdoor design trends continue to be popular among home owners across the country. It’s a simple, budget-friendly way to increase your home’s square footage and to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you have a large patio or a small porch, your outdoor room can easily reflect your style and become a treasured gathering spot in your home.  Archival Designs offers a large collection of home plans  across all architectural styles...

Kitchen & Bath Trends 2016

Kitchen & Bath Trends 2016 0

Kitchen Trends 2016 Clean lines and bright whites prevail in traditional, contemporary, or transitional designs. Turn your pantry into more than just food storage.  When possible, add a window, small sink, and ample storage for appliances.   Built-in floor toceiling shelves will maximize storage space and organization. Incorporate energy-efficient task & accent lighting under cabinets and around circulation paths. Age in place by moving more storage down, rather than keeping all...