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Colonial architecture dates to the early 1600s in America. Throughout New England, the earliest Colonial-era examples of the style were little more than rectangular boxes that relied on medieval forms—rustic huts, cottages, and folk dwellings—and features: steep roofs, massive central fireplaces, small windows and unadorned...

Ask most homeowners to define “Contemporary architecture” and they’re likely to say something recently designed with lots of space and glass. They won’t be wrong--it’s just that contemporary homes are both more expansive and more nuanced than that. While probably first applied in the post-modern period...

Many people associate cottage style homes with small beach houses. While many beach homes offer a cottage house look and feel, this design style has benefits for inland dwellings as well. The cottage design style features casual and authentic furnishings mixed with graceful lines. Typically,...

Colonial style homes are found in neighborhoods throughout New England and the country. This unique home design style offers homeowners with a sound structure that provides outlets to express individuality. Although the basic foundation of a Colonial style home remains consistent, there are plenty of opportunities...