Posts Tagged: Architecture of Homes and Design of Home Windows

Idea House Renovation: What You’ll See During the Upcoming Tour

If you’re browsing through Atlanta events for something to do this summer, check out the Idea House Renovation, a project of Southern Living Magazine. As the first renovation in the history of Idea House projects, this charming 19th century farmhouse was moved to a new location and completely remade to glorious beauty. Idea House tours…

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Design Inspiration: Get Remodeling Ideas Online

There’s nothing better than seeing actual photos of real homes to give you ideas for your window replacement or home improvement project. Or perhaps you want to compare the outcome of a recent project to others.  Marvin Windows and Doors’ website has a new Remodelers Gallery that features actual before and after photos by remodelers…

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Good window designs “borrow space” from the outside

Have you ever given thought to what windows add to a home? As acclaimed home designer Marianne Cusato points out, spreading the windows around your home adds depth and dimension to each room because you gain both natural light throughout the day and views in all directions. If you’re shopping for windows, take 2-1/2 minutes…

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About Interior Design: Take a tour through time

Trying to decide on a new interior scheme? Here’s an interesting way to take in the many styles of architecture and design, in a fun, interactive timeline created by

Tips for Getting the Best Architect Experience

Hiring an architect can help you get the results you dream of. If you’re considering a major home improvement project, especially one where load-bearing walls or exteriors walls will require significant changes, hiring an architect may be necessary. Good news! It’s a buyers market as the housing and building industries have slowed dued to the recession. Click…

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Before and After Photos of a Home Renovation Project

If you’re considering a home makeover, this project offers lots of great ideas of products, brands and ways to make the job easy. The owners of this 1980’s era home in Atlanta’s Cobb County wanted to leave behind the dated contemporary style for a beautiful Arts and Crafts theme. Front and back porches were added…

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Corner Windows Make This Contemporary Home Brilliant

  This breathtaking Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired family home is 15,000 square feet built on two acres and abutting 70+ acres of woodland. It was a 2011 winner in the MyMarvin Architect’s Challenge. Marvin Windows and Doors wide range of capabilities allowed the architect to experiment with generous amounts of light in bold ways, while maintaining…

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From Spanish Style to Farm House Plans: Marvin Window’s Architect’s Challenge Winners

With home designs ranging from an ultra-contemporary mountain home in Oregon to a classic rural farmhouse in Maine, the winners in this year’s myMarvin Architect’s Challenge cover a wide variety of styles. The Architect’s Challenge is an annual contest held by Marvin Windows and Doors, and this year for the first time, the competition included an…

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