MLuxe Blog

284 articles found
HOUZZ

Build a HOUZZ

If you’re in the planning stages of a remodel or thinking about building a new home chances are you’ve been gathering inspiration from anywhere you can find it. If you have piles of magazine clippings and a collection of Pintrest boards but need help making everything a reality then you should check out Houzz. Houzz is an online architecture, design, landscape, and home improvement community fi...
Read Article >
Entryway

Dallas Nature-Inspired House

Sitting on a 13-acre site, this Texas home beautifully incorporates the nature surrounding it. The residence is part of Dallas’s first low-impact development called Urban Reserve, a neighborhood of “modern, single-family, architect-designed homes.” Broken up into two 16-foot wide rectangles, the home features a 50-foot-long garage with two bedrooms and bath over top of it. All ...
Read Article >
San Lorenzo Residence

San Lorenzo Residence in Los Angeles, CA

Beautifully placed in its surrounding landscape, the San Lorenzo House was built using “L-shaped” designs to follow a zoning study. The large open living space uses pocket sliding doors and unfolding windows to passively cool the house and naturally ventilate the home. Boasting an interior private garden and amazing views of the nearby golf course, this residence also features a pool...
Read Article >
Four House Tiny House Company

Four Lights Tiny House Company

A recent episode of NBC’s “The Art of the Start Up” featured Jay Shafer and his start up Four Lights Tiny House Company. A self-proclaimed “claustrophile,” Shafer has been building tiny houses for about 15 years. His homes range from 100 to 400 square feet and can be delivered to your door in about eight weeks. Watch the video to learn more and see Marvin windows ...
Read Article >
APOLLO Exterior

Exposed Concrete Residence

Faced with the challenges of high construction costs and a worker and materials shortage – due to Japan’s earthquake recovery and 2020 Tokyo Olympic preparation – APOLLO Architects & Associates Co., Ltd had to get creative when designing this Nakano home. The team decided to use exposed concrete instead of regular wooden framework as well as a frame-waterproof material for the roof to ...
Read Article >
View More
FEED

On this day in 2009, at the age of 92, Bill Marvin passed away, surrounded by hi...

On this day in 2009, at the age of 92, Bill Marvin passed away, surrounded by his family. When looking at the enormous contributions Bill made to the company and to his community during his life, ...