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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...

Small Houses, Big Living

Small Houses, Big Living 0

Small Houses You Will Love Less house, more home.   If you're concerned building a small house means sacrificing modern amenities, think again! So, why build small?  Here are a few things to consider: Maximize functionality in every square inch.  Building a home is an investment, and it's not secret consumers want to get the most bang for their buck.  Smaller home plans are thoughtfully designed providing quality spaces that...

New Home Plans: What Do Consumers Want?

New Home Plans: What Do Consumers Want? 0

With so many house plan designs available today, there is no doubt your perfect home is waiting for you.  But, what does perfect mean?  What do you want out of your new house? Housing preferences consistently evolve as the needs of homeowners change and technology advances.  Many times, age can play a significant role in what buyers want to see in a potential new home.   The most compelling evidence was...

Unwind in Your Master Bathroom Retreat

Unwind in Your Master Bathroom Retreat 0

"Part of taking care of yourself is learning how to take time out to relax, recharge, & rejuvenate.  Tranquility all starts within you." -Christine St.Vil Master Bathroom Retreat One of the greatest feelings in the world is letting go of the daily responsibilities life throws our way, and embracing the wonderful serenity of a master bathroom retreat.  Long gone are the days where function was more important than aesthetics. Nowadays,...

The Da Diva House Plan: From Paper to Reality

The Da Diva House Plan: From Paper to Reality 1

Are you ready to embark on the journey to build your dream home? In 2015, our client located in the Southeastern United States jumped in  head first and made his dream home a reality: the Da Diva House Plan. The Da Diva House Plan There are many things that make the Da Diva House by Archival Designs truly special.  Most noteworthy is it's welcoming curb-appeal paired with its thoughtful use...

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House Plan Designer: David Mark Loftus

House Plan Designer: David Mark Loftus 0

Award-winning designer David Marc Loftus earned a reputation for excellence among a growing group of discerning clientele who admired his ability to capture the essence of classical architecture using modern building materials and methods. Luxury home builders and clients seeking the ideal combination of classicism and convenience used Archival Designs home plans to create some of America's most impressive estates. David Loftus insisted that good taste was not exclusive to...

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