Belly Up to the Bar

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Entertaining family and friends is one of the great joys in life. It can be even more enjoyable when you can host them at your own home bar. A home bar can be… Continue reading

West Coast Meets East Coast

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The northeast region of the United States has a distinct vibrancy and charm. The architecture of the region combines old world style with new world materials to create what is known as the… Continue reading

Looking in the (Bathroom) Mirror

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When we fantasize about our dream bathroom the claw foot tub or marble tiled shower usually take center stage. Then we ponder flooring options and wall color. It isn’t until the end that… Continue reading

The Modern Prairie Home

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The prairie home style was popularized by Frank Lloyd Wright in the early 1900’s. This architectural forms heyday lasted less than two decades and most homes of this style were built in the… Continue reading

Don’t Forget to Look Up- Gorgeous Ceilings

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Ceilings are an element of a home that is often overlook. With all the beautiful details that a Gelotte Hommas home has at eye-level it may take some time for the gaze to… Continue reading

We’ve Won! – Houzz 2016 Design Award

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Gelotte Hommas are the winners of the Houzz Design award for 2016- That is four years in a row.

Unique Elements- Part 2

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In the post Unique Elements- Part 1 we looked at some smaller details that help set a home apart from the rest. In this post there are examples of larger rooms that most… Continue reading

Unique Elements- Part 1

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Every home has its own individual style but some homes take it a step further with unique elements that emphasis their character. Each Gelotte Hommas project is one of a kind and here… Continue reading

Dreamy Kitchens

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The kitchen in the heart of the home. It is where we make our meals and gravitate to during parties. Having a stylish and functional kitchen makes the home feel complete. Here are… Continue reading

Structure as Style

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We all know that buildings contain internal structural elements that hold the whole thing together. For years we did our best to cover up these ‘unsightly’ but necessary pieces, until now. Exposed beams,… Continue reading

Home is Where the Paws Are

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Dog owners know the joy of coming home to a wagging tail and excited howls. We love our pets and want them to be happy and comfortable. This includes designing homes that cater… Continue reading

Toasty in Bed

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Having a hard time deciding whether to curl up in bed or curl up by the fire? Why choose one when you could do both at the same time with a fireplace in… Continue reading

How to Keep Toasty Warm During Winter

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Winter officially began on December 22nd, but the chilly weather started long before then. Add to that the fact that tomorrow is Christmas and I think we all wish we were cuddled up… Continue reading

The Northwest Perspective

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The gorgeous Pacific Northwest is known for having a relaxed yet refined style. Simplicity and functionality play key rolls in everything from our clothes to our homes. An excellent example of this unique… Continue reading

Festivities and the Force

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The Holidays are always a fun and festive time of year, but this year they are particularly exciting for Star Wars fans. In honor of the release of the newest movie, the Sheraton… Continue reading

Indulge Your Inner Sommelier With a Custom Wine Cellar

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Wine is a passion and a past-time for many people. It is something to be enjoyed and shared, but when a collection has reached a critical mass it becomes necessary to create a… Continue reading

LUXE Battle of the Chefs

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At Gelotte Hommas Architecture creating amazing custom homes may be our passion, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun and give back to the community. In September our own Scott Hommas participated… Continue reading

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

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