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#42282 Serena

2,794 Sq. Ft., 4br, 5 bath

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INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS SHOW

 

See Design Basics and Scholz in booth C2850 at the 2015 International Builders Show

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January 20-22, 2015

 

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

WOMAN-CENTRIC MATTERS!® VIDEO

What is a Woman-Centric home?

What is a Woman-Centric home?  How is it different…and better? Feedback from home buyers—mostly women—inspired the team at Design Basics to look at home design differently. Homeowner frustrations became opportunities for new, innovative design solutions for enhanced livability and style. See Woman-Centric design amenities Design Basics debuted which have become today’s hot design trends... Watch the video.

  

HER HOME MAGAZINE

 

HER Home Magazine Spring 2014

HER Home Magazine is recognized for insightful writing, beautiful photography, and the magazine's knack for knowing what's just around the corner in terms of residential design and products.

 

 

 

ALTERNATIVE BUILDING METHODS

 

Insulated Concrete Form Corner BlockYou can build a stronger, safer new home using Alternative Construction Methods such as Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), or Panelized Walls.   We've worked with leading product suppliers to adapt many of our home plans to take advantage of the unique benefits these products offer.

  

LIVABILITY AT A GLANCE®

 

Livability at a Glance®

Rather than starting with the elevation when looking at a house plan, women often begin by looking at floor plans. Which begged the question, “How do women look at home plans?” As we delved into this topic, we learned women look at a home plan to determine “how the home lives.”  From this discovery, Livability at a Glance® was born.

 

 

Design Trends and Articles®

 

Direct from our HER Home Magazine, these design articles look at current design trends and products in home building and remodeling. Learn more about what's hot in designing, building and product selections for your home.  View our New Home Design Trend articles.

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HOME DESIGN NEWSLETTERS

 

November's Great Design Matters is here!January, 2015, Great Design Matters - "Details Matter"  Home builder Ronna Boril, owner of Decade Inc., is blessed to be in one of the nation's hottest housing markets - Casper, Wyoming. Yet, hot markets always attract more entrants and the new competition . . .  [ More ]

 

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PRODUCTS AND SERVICES GUIDE

 

Design basics Products and Services GuideDownload our free Products and Services Guide to find out about our builder-centric program, women-centric matters, home plan formats, buildability concerns, plan alterations, new trends, custom design services, concept plans, neighborhood in a box, our home designers backgrounds, and learn more about online resources that will help with the decision-making process.

 

HOME PLAN BOOK STORE

 

40 New and Best Selling Home Plansfeaturing VELUX® Skylights40 Home Plans featuring VELUX® Skylights and SUN TUNNEL™ Skylights.  $5.00 includes shipping.

 

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CUSTOM LUXURY HOME DESIGN by SCHOLZ DESIGN
 

Scholz Design becomes a dividion of Design Basics!

 

 The Scholz Design architectural team specializes in custom luxury home design.

 

 

PROGRAMS FOR HOME BUILDERS

 

 

Woman-Centric Matters!

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Woman-Centric Matters!

Builder-Centric

 

Our Woman-Centric Matters!™ approach is based on customer feedback, mostly from our women customers.  We've been inspired to design our homes with innovative solutions for enhanced livability and style.  We have a understanding and appreciation for women’s preferences of products selected for the home.   

 

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