MLuxe Blog

Recent Articles
Beverly Hills glass doors

Modern Beverly Hills Home Fit for a Musician

When envisioning his custom-built house,​ homeowner and professional violinist Nathan Frankel pictured open spaces that allowed him and his guests to enjoy music. Architect Noah Walker helped him achieve that and much more. The property’s 125 coast live oaks have become a focal point of the home, with windows and doors highlighting the beautiful views and serving as a backdrop for music...
Read Article >
HOK - photo credit Grey Crawford - 3

Link Love: Cats, bathrooms and thin houses

Style Forecast: 5 Upcoming Bathroom Bathroom Wall Paint Colors Apartment Therapy Hot pink and dark plum: can you picture these bold colors in your bathroom? Do Homeowners or Renters Have More Options? Trulia When it comes to financial hardship, is it better to own a home or to rent? It’s a toss-up! Fall is Here! Time to Spice Up Your Bathroom BrightNest “Celebrate the season of pumpk...
Read Article >

Renovated Garage Turned Modern Party Space

  Homeowners Bill and Ruth True had a unique vision for the detached wood garage on their just-purchased Puget Sound property. The Trues pictured using the space for activities like dinner parties or yoga, so they called upon Seattle design firm Graypants to transform the dated garage. The final result is breathtaking, featuring entirely glass walls and reclaimed-fir floorboards. Check out...
Read Article >
House Serengeti

House Serengeti

  A large, pivoting glass door welcomes guests into this South African villa. Complete with an incredible pool, Koi pond and warm rich colors, this residence boasts gorgeous views of the Johannesburg suburb. The home features expansive use of wood and stone, with stylish rusted steel slats adding some privacy. Find more pictures here. More from Marvin:   Try Marvin's free Onli...
Read Article >
Bill Marvin

Happy Birthday, Bill Marvin!

On this day in 1917, William “Bill” Marvin was born to George and Almina Marvin in Warroad, Minnesota. Bill Marvin’s vision helped lead the growth of Marvin Windows and Doors from a regional lumber company to the world’s largest premier window and door manufacturer, and laid the foundation for what Marvin is today. In honor of our company’s great visionary, we will be featuring a special post o...
Read Article >
View More

One of the gorgeous sites the Architects Challenge winners saw on their architec...

One of the gorgeous sites the Architects Challenge winners saw on their architectural tour of Minneapolis this weekend: the chapel at Lakewood Cemetery. Its design is based on the Hagia Sophia in ...