Our 2014 “Trends” Issue Is Here!

Spring CoverSpring is here, a time for the new and fresh. In our annual Best in American Living  trends issue, we visit at all things bright and beautiful—in your neighborhood, your home, products and more! The hottest kitchen design tips; the coolest green advancements; new looks at landscaping; and facelifts for your front entries.

Plus, a can’t-miss Best in American Living Award Winners Showcase, living single-family in the city and the NAHBGreen Award winner.

Here’s what you’ll find in some of our departments:

The Drawing Board
From hair-pulling to Hello, gorgeous!  Helping overwhelmed clients create the most important room in the home—the kitchen. Plus, what’s hot and what’s not in 2014 kitchen design.

Going Green
Nestled in Serenbe, a 900-acre eco-conscious community just south of Atlanta, this NAHBGreen Award winner rises above the neighborhood’s already sterling standards.

A look at popular community design trends. Old airports are flying again as new neighborhoods, and traditional front yards take a back seat to lush landscaping. Plus Gen-Y zoning, and bikes here, there and everywhere!

The 2013 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) winners are at the forefront of innovative design. Here’s a sneak preview of trends home buyers will see in coming years.

Proofs and Truths
A recent survey reveals how builders allocate square footage in their homes. How do your plans compare?

Tools and Techniques
As federal subsidies for affordable housing have declined, cities and developers must find innovative financing methods to create mixed-income communities. Here is one success story.

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