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Design|Build Magazine

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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

Formal dining room with round table
Design|Build

Dining Rooms That Dazzle

Many people commonly refer to the kitchen as the heart of the home. If that’s the case, then the dining room is the soul. It’s a space where families make memories, laughter bounces off the walls and you share home-cooked meals with loved … read more

Leave no space underutilized — note corner appliance garage. (Photo courtesy Dura Supreme Cabinetry)
Design|Build

The Room That Wears Many Hats

Designing a multipurpose laundry and mudroom

Kitchens and baths may be at the top of most homeowners’ renovation lists but you might be surprised to know that laundry rooms are garnering a lot more attention than they used to, especially if there is an opportunity to incorporate “mudroom” features. … read more

Farmhouse linear lantern
Design|Build

Lighting Trends

Form and function — two significant design elements when you’re thoughtfully considering lighting and its impact on your living environment. There are many exciting trends in the lighting industry, which continues to rapidly evolve as fabrication capabilities and technology allow for unique and … read more

Fabulous Baths
Design|Build

Fabulous Baths 2022

These pages of brilliant baths are filled with inspiring ideas (and incredible photographs) that will have you rethinking the form and function of your own baths. We’re highlighting styles ranging from quiet and modern to timelessly traditional. But, they all have one thing … read more

Dana's Heating & Cooling
West Sound Business Spotlight

Dana’s Heating & Cooling Has a Solution for Everyone

Dana Pieze, owner of Dana’s Heating & Cooling Inc. in Bremerton, first spied his wife, Donna, riding a motorcycle in the early 1970s. “You didn’t see too many gals riding bikes back then,” recalls Pieze, with a bit of a chuckle. “I thought … read more

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