Tag: design

Stratus in-line ventilation by Faber
Design|Build 2020A

Appliances 101 — Selecting the Right Appliances for You and Your Home

Choosing appliances can be a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be if you do your homework by brushing up on your appliance vocabulary. As with any successful project, it is all about planning. The following is devised to be an overview … read more

The 2020 CVG Show

The 2020 CVG Show

Collective Visions’ 13th Annual CVG Show takes place in January and February. The CVG Show is a significant artistic event that benefits the entire Puget Sound area. Visitors come from all over the state for the show, which is now one of the … read more

Design Trends 2020
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Design Trends in 2020 — Advice from the Experts

So many new trends coming our way for 2020. It’s been exciting to watch design ideas evolve. See what’s coming in new designs from colors and furniture to flooring and surfaces. Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss what … read more

Family Media Room
Design|Build 2020A

The Family Room — Home Theater and More

Today's technology provides an enhanced home-entertainment experience and...

Those wireless devices and the flat-screen TV you own are pretty cool, but your grandparents and great-grandparents were pretty cool in their day too. In the early 1900s, they listened to the top pop tunes of the day on the technological marvel of … read more

From the Ashes

From the Ashes

A Hansville homeowner turns devastation into opportunity

The smoke alarm never sounded. One minute Cynthia Allen was working on her laptop; the next, smoke was rising into the room. A faulty light fixture in the basement below turned Allen’s quiet day of work into panic, loss and more than a … read more

Winter Greens Party

Deck the Halls at a Winter Greens Party

Winter brings long, dark days, and historically humans have found ways to chase away the darkness. The tradition of festooning homes with evergreen boughs, berries and cones dates back to pagan times. In Europe, pre-Germanic people gathered evergreens because they are sturdy, last … read more

minimalism

Minimalism: Tiresome or Trendy?

Frankly, it’s neither. While even entertaining the notion of an attempt at minimalism is panic-inducing for some, for others, the opportunity for the peace and simplicity it brings to the home and daily operations is just simply too tempting to ignore. The trend … read more

Farmhouse Restoration
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Farmhouse Restoration

Bainbridge Island landmark stays true to its roots

After months of deliberation and dozens of drive-by trips, a young couple decided to follow their hearts. They stopped the car and fastened a note to the mailbox of the old farmhouse. “We’re looking for a place to raise a family,” the note … read more

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