design options

Home Design Options

From interior and exterior design tips, to profile and corner style examples, here you’ll find inspiration for making your dream home look just how you envisioned it.


 

Barn Inspired Timber Homes

The classic barn design is an inspiration for timber home architects everywhere, creating beautiful structural looks using this clean post and beam trend.

Long Distance Design

Hire and work with design firms or companies that are right for your dream home, even with a long distance between you and your property.

Mountain Style Homes

Explore the many different architectural design ideas for custom log and timber mountain homes.

Farmhouse Style

See how a classic American design has transformed into a timeless post and beam home look.

Video: Energy Efficiency 101

Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a home with energy efficient designs that will save you money and decrease your footprint.

Window Shopping

Our go-to guide for choosing the best windows for your timber home.

How Will Your Home Look and Live?

This free download introduces some ideas to guide you while designing your special home.

A Timber Home’s Energy Envelope

In this free guide, learn how a timber home's foundation, walls, windows & doors and roof work together to control energy.

Traditional Wood Joinery

This article takes a closer look at timber framing, a building method that has been used for centuries.

The Role of Timber Framing

Timber frame design choices play an integral part in the final look of a custom home. Here are a few tips to get you started.