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Allium giganteum
Design|Build

Allium’s Ornamental Stars

Nature did not create all flowers equal when it came to fragrance. When you view a flower, you instinctively want to bury your nose in it to get a whiff of its scent. Alliums will give you that, just not the sweet aroma … read more

Heath Wellness
Design|Build

Supporting Health and Wellness Through Human-Centric Lighting, Technology and Comfort (Part 2)

Human Centric Lighting Human-centric lighting (HCL) is the art and science of designing interior lighting systems that mimic natural light, be it daylight or darkness. Exposure to the “right” light can render a positive biological impact on the master clock in your brains … read more

Biophilia
Design|Build

Biophilia: Incorporating Healthy, Natural Concepts Into Your Design

From neighborhood grocery stores to local nurseries and your own backyard, plants bring comfort and health. They bring sensory gifts that you may miss or take for granted in your spinning days’ activities. The physical and spiritual value of plants is part of … read more

Home Wellness Design
Design|Build

Supporting Health and Wellness by Combining Accessible Design with Comfort and Sustainability (Part 1)

Editor’s note: In this multipart article, we examine what is likely to become an enduring trend — health and wellness — and how it’s impacted by the decisions you make about your home environment. What does the combination of accessible design, comfort and … read more

Incredible Kitchens 2022
Design|Build

Incredible Kitchens 2022

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

Successful Remodel
Design|Build

How to Ensure a Successful Remodel Project in 2022/2023

Homeowners and remodeling contractors alike have found themselves in the “perfect storm” as market dynamics for construction and more specifically, remodeling, have changed in recent years. Let’s investigate the causes and effects of this economic phenomenon and how you can develop realistic expectations … read more

Design Trends 2022
Design|Build

Design Trends in 2022

Advice from West Sound Design Experts

Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss some of the hottest design trends. In 2022, expect to see natural-looking finishes, natural materials like wood, and more recycled and upcycled choices for the environmentally conscious. Comfort is the key for … read more

Beth Hill Home
Design|Build

A New House on an Old Family Homestead

Coming home can mean many things. It can be a holiday gathering. It can be family banding together to help with a temporary setback. It can even be an adult child who’s now back in the basement. But for Beth Hill of Poulsbo, … read more

AZEK composite decking. Design by A Kitchen That Works LLC. (Photo courtesy Northlight Photography)
Design|Build

Building the Deck of Your Dreams

Office al fresco or simply a COVID-safe space to relax and commune with family and friends — many Americans are devoting time and financial resources to creating an outdoor living experience in their own backyards. Driven in part by the COVID-19 pandemic and … read more

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