Modern Farmhouse Cottage Design

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Think of the many things we can learn from vernacular farmhouses and thoughtful small houses that we can then apply to new house design; sustainable materials, gorgeous storage solutions, practical & sustainable energy use, low VOC paints, water storage, a productive garden, and a wonderful floor plan. Let us learn from the past and let the light shine in!

Debra Thompson Harvey
NOTE: BIG front porch and pitched roof

Inside Look: 2014 Palmetto Bluff Idea House with Suzanne Kasler | How to Decorate

We spoke with noted designer Suzanne Kasler about her work at the 2014 Palmetto Bluff Idea House. Learn more about her process and how to overcome challenges.

NOTE: Side porch connected to front porch.

board and batten

Exterior Siding: Horizontal or Vertical

You were all so helpful (and all in complete agreement!) with my last post about our future house. I agree, the slanted porch roof is the way to go, and it is currently getting redesigned! Just a...

NOTE: Mixing up the exterior elements - by Union Studio

NOTE: Corner entry

Shades of White

NOTE: The Modern Farmhouse replaces a modest colonial

Wellesley Residence | GO Logic

The Wellesley Residence replaces a modest colonial in a suburban enclave whose postwar housing stock is rapidly giving way to larger single-family homes. The new house reflects the owners’ desire that it fit comfortably in this context while avoiding the weaker points of its neighbors:...

katie hackworth / h2 design + build

NOTE: dynamic exterior elements

3505 E Olive St, Seattle, WA 98122 - 5 beds/4.5 baths

(NWMLS) 5 bed, 4.5 bath, 4140 sq. ft. house located at 3505 E Olive St, Seattle, WA 98122 sold for $1,725,000 on Feb 5, 2016. MLS# 882883. Cool Madrona contemporary compound, featured in Seattle Met Magazi...

Modern Farmhouse by Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects

Modern Farmhouse

Modern Farmhouse by Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects

Madrona home by Grace Schlitt

3505 E Olive St, Seattle, WA 98122 - 5 beds/4.5 baths

(NWMLS) 5 bed, 4.5 bath, 4140 sq. ft. house located at 3505 E Olive St, Seattle, WA 98122 sold for $1,725,000 on Feb 5, 2016. MLS# 882883. Cool Madrona contemporary compound, featured in Seattle Met Magazi...