Contemporary Architecture Speaks to Nature with Northwest Perspective

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The rugged environment of the Pacific Northwest brings to mind images of rustic homes surrounded by trees and scenic views. However, homeowners in these areas can give their homes a contemporary flair that… Continue reading

This Prairie House in Virginia Evokes Modern Design

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http://www.gelottehommas.com/prairie-style-house-in-virginia-woods.html There are plenty of options when it comes to deciding on what kind of home design you are looking for. If you’re swinging towards a modern look, we recommend the prairie style… Continue reading

An Escape from the City – Cabin in Suncadia by Gelotte Hommas

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Inspired by the mountainous wilderness surrounding the popular vacation destination Suncadia Resort, Cabin in Suncadia was designed to perfectly utilize the warm tones of nature in unison with a rustic, inviting structure. The area surrounding Suncadia is a… Continue reading

Where Mountain Meets Modern: House in a Mountain Meadow

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To many, a home in the mountains is seen as the perfect place to live. Since they tend to be isolated, mountain residences can provide peace from the frenetic pace of the cities. They’re also elevated over the… Continue reading

Travel Back to the Old World With Mediterranean and Tuscan Architecture

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Neutral tones, expansive windows, and natural shapes characterize the Mediterranean style of architecture. Relaxing and inspiring, Mediterranean and Tuscan style homes have a timeless appeal that draws people in, making them feel comfortable and welcome.… Continue reading

Catch the Ocean Breeze With Contemporary Pacific Northwestern Style Homes

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A new take on warm textures, smooth lines, and natural materials, the contemporary Pacific Northwestern architectural style incorporates aspects of modern engineering and sleek interior design to create a sophisticated yet welcoming home. Thick,… Continue reading

Custom Car Garages Designed by Gelotte Hommas

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If you’re looking to invest in your home by adding something unique, then we recommend building a custom garage. A custom garage can be an incredible investment, especially if you happen to be… Continue reading

Gelotte Hommas Creates Tuscan Home Designs

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There are so many different styles to consider when designing a custom home. Obviously, your personal taste is going to have a huge influence. If you’re on the fence at the moment, we… Continue reading

Cabin House Plans for Your New Project

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Do you have some property on a lake that you are looking to build a home on, whether it’s a permanent residence or a vacation home? If so, you should think about building… Continue reading

Cozy Mediterranean Home Designs

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The Mediterranean area is known as much for its architecture as it is for its rich culture, beautiful landscapes and ancient history. Mediterranean homes are unique in that their architecture is quite elegant… Continue reading

Reasons to Consider a Contemporary Design for Your Custom Home Build

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Given that contemporary style is meant to cater to contemporary tastes, it should come as no surprise to learn that homes such as Houghton Contemporary can be extremely popular. If you are curious… Continue reading

High End Interior Designs for Custom Appeal

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So long as you are willing to put in enough of your time, effort, and hard-earned cash into your home, there is no limit on the degree to which you can customize it.… Continue reading

Create a Mid-Century Modern Design Home That’s Family Friendly

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Like its name suggests, Mid-Century Modern is a style that originated in that particular part of the 20th Century, which started at around 1933 and lasted until around 1965. Even though it is… Continue reading

Rustic Interior Designing 101

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Sometimes, the home best-suited to a particular location is simple and uncomplicated rather than urbane and sophisticated. Rustic interior homes have a long, proud tradition of providing warm and welcoming living environments for… Continue reading

Looking to Build Your Dream Home? Here’s How Gelotte Hommas Can Help!

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If you’re like most people there’s a home somewhere in your head that you’ve always imagined. Perhaps you don’t have an idea of what every space looks like and you just focus on… Continue reading

Let Gelotte Hommas Design the Perfect Home to Showcase Your Stunning Artwork

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Having a wonderful collection of art is something that many people hold very dear to them. If you’re one of those people, you know how hard it can be to show off an… Continue reading

Gelotte Hommas Can Incorporate Stunning Views Into Your Home Design

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When you first go to a home with a stunning view, the first thing the homeowner wants to show you is that particular expanse – what they see every single day they’re home.… Continue reading

Want an Outdoor Living Space? Gelotte Hommas Has Got You Covered!

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Having a wonderful, well-designed home is important to many people, and if you’re lucky enough to have that already, you probably love to entertain people inside your home. However, if you’re like a… Continue reading

Let the Light Into Your Master Bath With a Beautiful Skylight

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Are you looking for ways that you can improve your master bathroom design this year? If you are, one of the most important things to a successful master bathroom design is the way… Continue reading

Have an Extensive Car Collection? Consider Building a Custom Garage

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Do you have an extensive classic car collection? If you do, then odds are you’ve put a lot of time and money into building that collection. This means that you should have a… Continue reading

Want a Unique Look? Gelotte Hommas Can Design Your Home With Exposed Trusses!

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If you’re planning a custom home design, then one of the things you want out of your design is for it to have a unique appearance. You don’t want a home that looks… Continue reading

Gelotte Hommas Can Build the Elegant Mountain Home of Your Dreams

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If you’ve got property out in the mountains, then there’s a good chance that you’re looking to build a custom mountain home. Mountain-style homes boast rustic designs that help to create both a… Continue reading

Designing Your Dream Home With a Panorama View

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The interior and exterior of a home can be mesmerizing, but when you visit somebody who has a great view of their surroundings, chances are it’s the real showpiece that they want to… Continue reading

How to Decide on the Right Floor Plan for Your Home

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Building a home from scratch or remodeling your home can give you the freedom to finally have the dream house you’ve always wanted. However, selecting the right home floor plan for your land,… Continue reading

Want a Home With Charm? Consider Building a Storybook Cottage

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Choosing a style for your home can be very difficult if you’re building from the ground up or you’re going through a major renovation project where you’re basically gutting your home and leaving… Continue reading

5 Things Your Outdoor Kitchen Needs so You Can Enjoy the Party

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Outdoor kitchens are becoming more and more popular, and if you love to entertain, chances are you’ve considered putting one in your backyard before. However, the logistics and process of incorporating an outdoor… Continue reading

The Benefits of Including a Patio in Your Home Build

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For homeowners who are satisfied with their homes for the most part but nonetheless see room for improvement, there is a perfect solution in the form of home remodeling. In particular, including a… Continue reading

How to Add Traditional Designs to a Coastal Home

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Coastal homes are meant to be comfortable in a casual manner, making them well-suited to people in need of some rest and relaxation. In contrast, traditional homes are all about their classic timelessness,… Continue reading

Impress Your Houseguests With a Beautiful Firepit

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Even though fire can no longer claim the same importance in our lives that it commanded from our predecessors, it still retains something of its primordial appeal. Perhaps it is the beautiful visuals… Continue reading

Tips for Building a Home With a Fantastic View

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The homeowner’s view of the surroundings is one of the reasons that choosing the right location is so important when it comes to building a home. More than pleasing to the senses, a… Continue reading

Normandy Style Home Interior Designs

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Enjoy the style and appeal of Normandy ever day when you design your home with this classic city’s character. Gelotte Hommas Architecture has created lovely homes with Normandy’s appeal. The following design elements… Continue reading

Mediterranean Lake Front Homes

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Mediterranean lake front homes evoke a sense of relaxation and family. Their traditional appeal and use of natural materials makes you feel more connected to nature and the world around you. At Gelotte… Continue reading

Contemporary Home Designs With A Dramatic Flair

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For homeowners who prefer something newer and more exciting than tried-and-true solutions, the choice between classic and contemporary homes is a simple one. Better still, whatever it is about classic homes that charms… Continue reading

The Mediterranean Villa [Villa At San Sebastian]

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Living in a Mediterranean villa lets you experience the beauty of nature to its fullest. This style of home is designed to blend into the natural beauty of its surroundings. Natural materials such… Continue reading

A Contemporary Northwestern Architectured Home

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You don’t necessarily have to choose between rustic and modern living. At Gelotte Hommas, we love combining the two styles to create contemporary, Northwestern-inspired designs. With a look that incorporates the beauty of… Continue reading

Vacation Homes Hiding High In The Woods

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Since homes can come in a remarkable range of styles, colors, materials, and a hundred other important and not so important factors, it should be obvious that not all homes are as well-suited… Continue reading

Combining Island Living and Luxury

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Islands situated close to the mainland have long been popular places to live. On the one hand, closeness to the mainland means that island residents retain convenient access to all of the amenities… Continue reading

Design A Home That Will Compliment The Environment

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Given the rise of environmentalism, the rising interest in homes that fit into natural environments is no coincidence. Such homes are in no sense inferior to their counterparts, so long as their architects… Continue reading

Contemporary Kitchen Designs for your Home

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Contemporary kitchens are sleek and elegant, allowing you to prepare meals in a space that is both relaxing and highly functional. Use these kitchen designs as inspiration as you work with your architecture… Continue reading

Gelotte Hommas Design Vision

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Here at Gelotte Hommas Architecture, we have developed a national reputation for our creative and well-thought out residential architecture as well as our commercial design. Our architecture firm was established in 1983 by… Continue reading

Breathtaking Lakehouse Homes

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When you live in an area that has a lot of nature or an incredible feature like a lake to show off, hiding it isn’t an option, and you have to build your… Continue reading

Exquisite Interior Wood Designed Homes

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The Northwest United States is quite literally the great north woods, and regional architecture is quick to bring this point home. Nowhere else in the United States will you find the variety of… Continue reading

Gelotte Hommas Remodel Project

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Remodeling projects can be pretty tricky for homeowners. After all, most people like certain features of their home and want to keep them even if they need slightly different features. For many people,… Continue reading

Cottage Restoration Home

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Pulling in the driveway at a comfortable cottage always feels like you’re coming home to a place of comfort and relaxation. Cottage homes are not only charming, but also timeless in the way… Continue reading

Stellar Lakefront Homes

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When you live on the lake, it makes sense to use home design elements that allow you to make the most of the natural beauty of the outdoors. Our Coastal Cove House is… Continue reading

Dream Garage Designs

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If you love collecting old cars, it only makes sense to have a lovely space in which you can remodel them, display them, and keep them safe from the elements. Fancy garage designs… Continue reading

Entertain your Guests in your Open Floor Plan Home

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You don’t necessarily need a huge home in order to entertain a lot of guests effectively. What you really need is an open floor plan — one that allows people to easily flow… Continue reading

European Home Designs

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You don’t have to live in Europe to enjoy European-inspired home designs. Use these ideas as inspiration as you create a home that has individual character and a European appeal. French-Style Cottage Build… Continue reading

Exposed Wood and Warm Tones Exemplify This Moroccan Remodel

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Intricate patterns, arched ceilings and warm tones give Moroccan architecture its distinct characteristics. This architectural style is known for giving homes a rich, exotic and inviting appearance. A wonderful example of how Moroccan… Continue reading

Bask in the Summer Sun at Lakefront Splendor

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Outdoor space is important, especially if you live somewhere as beautiful as the Pacific Northwest. It’s hard to find anywhere that equals the Northwest in sunny, mild summers, and having the outdoor amenities… Continue reading

Add Drama to Your Front Entrance with a Traditional Gothic Archway

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First impressions are important. When it comes to your home, the first thing guests will see is your front entryway. Having a beautiful and dramatic entrance is an excellent way to set the… Continue reading

Wooden Beams and Brilliance in Design in this Luxurious Cabin

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Exposed beams are usually associated with barns, but they offer a beautiful addition to contemporary homes. Wooden beams can give these homes a rustic look or a clean, modern one, depending on the… Continue reading

Incorporating Natural Elements in Cedar Haven

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Building a home in the mountains usually requires chopping down some trees. However, the Gelotte Hommas designed Cedar Haven was not only made with recycled trees from the surrounding area, but the architects… Continue reading

Contemporary Design with an Emphasis on Views and Natural Light

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Incorporating natural elements into a modern home is one of the most distinguishing characteristics of contemporary architecture. Using these elements gives homes a warm look and helps blend the interior with the surrounding… Continue reading

A Cliffside Retreat That Capitalizes on the Resplendent Views

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Relaxing at home takes on a whole new meaning when you can take advantage of sweeping vistas right outside your window. It’s even better when you can look off in the distance and… Continue reading

French Style Has Lasting Appeal with A Touch of Normandy

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The Norman countryside is filled with chateaus whose architectural elements have proven timeless. From the peaceful lanes of Bayeux, of the bustling avenues of Caen, these homes stand as treasured testaments to the everlasting… Continue reading

Sandwith Estate Offers Traditional Style and Luxurious Amenities

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From every angle, and within every corner, Sandwith Estate embodies the genuine beauty of traditional style. Designed to balance functionality with comfort, the property takes inspiration from the past while keeping its focus on… Continue reading

Trends in Meditteranean House Designs

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When it comes to custom home designs, one style that has been growing in popularity over the last few years is the Mediterranean house design. A recent article on Architectural Digest even explored a… Continue reading