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13 Modern Craftsman House Exteriors We Love

Craftsman-style homes are inspired by a type of architecture that was born from the Arts and Crafts movement during the mid-19th century. Characteristics include exposed rafters, gabled roofs, front porches with support columns, and wood framing. To make a craftsman home more modern, our designers have a slew of ideas that will get you inspired. ...

8 Cottage Style Homes with Gorgeous Exteriors

Cottage homes come in many different styles and often borrow architectural elements from other home types, such as Tudors and Cape Cods. Additionally, they can be found all throughout the United States and were named the most popular home style in the country in a recent HomeAdvisor powered by Angi study. While their appearances might vary, ...

15 Contemporary House Designs with Before & Afters

Contemporary design is commonly confused with modern, and although the waters between these styles are often muddied, the two aren’t one and the same. Contemporary exterior designs refer to styles that are “of the moment,” emphasizing current trends. These homes typically have an asymmetrical or otherwise irregular geometrical layout and use mixed materials on the ...

10 Modern Cabin Exteriors to Inspire You

The word “cabin” is often associated with a small, bare-bones structure in the woods. But cabin living doesn’t have to mean roughing it out in the middle of nowhere. In fact, today’s modern cabin is anything but basic. This home style seamlessly blends contemporary and rustic design elements and often features impressive indoor-outdoor living spaces. ...

House Styles in the United States: A Study

HomeAdvisor powered by Angi reached out to us for input on their recently released study “The Most Popular House Styles, According to Each State.” We were excited to pitch in! We helped the team select which 15 house styles they should use in their research. Plus, we provided brick&batten designs that exemplified each architectural style ...

10 Beach Aesthetic Exteriors for Coastal Homes

Coastal homes with a beach aesthetic are highly desirable and usually conjure memories of days spent boating or swimming in the sea. This style of house can be found in various areas throughout the United States, from New England to the Pacific Northwest to Florida’s Gulf Coast. Coastal style is as varied as the cities ...

Craftsman House Colors: Palettes That Work

A Craftsman house is a timeless design style that first emerged at the turn of the 20th century. The architectural style was inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement of the mid-19th century. These homes are typically small-to-medium and have a slew of prominent features including: Low-pitched roofs and overhanging eaves, often with exposed rafters ...

8 Modern Cape Cod House Updates

Over the years, we’ve had quite a few clients reach out to us looking to visualize modern Cape Cod house updates for their exteriors. Some want to make minor refinements, while others are interested in massive changes. Either way, we figured it’d be fun to round up a handful of them and show off what ...

12 Modern Lake House Exterior Updates

It’s that time of year when many of us are thinking about spending more time outdoors, so we thought it appropriate to share some of our favorite modern lake house exterior designs. Whether you have a place on the lake or simply want to bring lake house vibes to your every day abode, the before ...