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Let There Be Light: A Home Lighting Plan

It is as simple as flipping a switch! We do it a dozen or so times a day, first thing when we wake up and last thing before we go to bed. Electric lighting allows us to work, live and play. Our overall goal when designing a home lighting plan is one that is comfortable, […]

The WOW Factor: Tile and Stone

Tile America visited our offices last week for an informative lunch and learn.  Their sales manager Sheri is extremely passionate about their products and showed VDG new innovative tile and stone on the market for some of our modern home designs. She left us with amazing literature and binders which included samples for our office […]

SIPs: Simply Better, Stronger and More Energy Efficient

The architects at VDG new sustainable designs include SIPs, as homeowners can gain superior structures with reduced utility costs. What Are SIPs? Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are high performance building panels used in floors, walls, and roofs for residential and light commercial buildings. The panels consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between two structural […]

Open Spaces: Indoor/Outdoor Continuity

As architects, we are constantly asked to design a home with a spectacular outdoor living space, as well as one with an interior that has an open floor plan. Our clients desire the living room or kitchen to connect to the outside, so they can entertain with ease. If we are able to create continuity […]