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Achieving a Contemporary Space

Sam Tuttle, Marvin WindowsApril 27, 2015

Ever changing and borrowing from different eras, contemporary projects can be very eclectic and often encompass fine design, refute clutter and evoke a feeling of harmony. It’s no wonder builders, architects and homeowners alike are championing…Read More

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Niche Interiors talks about eco-friendly interior design

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsApril 23, 2015

Niche Interiors in San Francisco is a very unusual interior design company. They specialize in “contemporary, eco-friendly design.” We often talk about green, or sustainable, building, but the products and materials you use for the…Read More

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Happy Earth Day!

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsApril 22, 2015

A very happy Earth Day to all the MLuxe readers! To mark the occasion, we wanted to share a sustainability infographic with you (click to see a larger version, or download it in PDF format here ). Tell us, are you doing anything for Earth Day?…Read More


Lamson/West: A sustainable urban cabin

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsApril 15, 2015

A cabin in the woods…it sounds like a relaxing getaway, but what would you do if your cabin is in the city (Cincinnati to be exact)? One architect had to reconcile a difficult walnut-wooded site with the client’s desire to live in a log home in…Read More

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Cut the Confusion Between LEED Building and Passive Homes

Timothy Dahl, Charles and HudsonApril 13, 2015

LEED building certification and Passive home building techniques have dramatically changed residential home construction over the past decade. But what does this all mean to you? Which building plan do you choose? Do you need to select just one? How…Read More

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A Passive Primer

Berit Griffin, Marvin WindowsApril 7, 2015

If you’re interested in energy efficiency, Passive building is a phrase you may have heard of, but you may be asking, what exactly does “Passive” mean? To help put some meaning behind the term, we invited Brenda Brunk, a Marvin…Read More


Our Favorite Sustainable Products

Sam Tuttle, Marvin WindowsApril 6, 2015

It’s Environmental Awareness Month, and we’re thinking green. Reducing one’s carbon footprint starts at home. Whether selecting a green cleaner or picking out new environmentally sound furniture, your choices make a difference. In celebration of…Read More


Kitchens and Baths — Top Design Trends From the Architectural Digest Home Show

Breanna Welke, Marvin WindowsMarch 31, 2015

If you ever wonder where to go to get a first look at some of the hottest trends in home design, then the Architectural Digest Home Show is for you! If you couldn’t make it this year, don’t worry; we’ve got you covered! Since there are so many trends…Read More

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Spring into Action with these Home Projects

Sam Tuttle, Marvin WindowsMarch 30, 2015

Chirping birds, green grass, blooming flowers and a home that took on a bit of winter’s toll. Sound like spring to you? Before you step outside and enjoy the warmer weather, check these spring home projects off your list. Trust us, it’ll make for a…Read More


Dazzling Color and Texture: Surprising Ways to Define a Room

Breanna Welke, Marvin WindowsMarch 26, 2015

It’s no secret — color and texture provide visual drama and can drastically change the look, feel and overall comfort of a space, making it uniquely your own. Adding color to wall and floor coverings, upholstery, window treatments and accessories can…Read More

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