Design Tips & Trends

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Designing for Wellness

Why Wellness? Simply put, our current built environment is working against our health and wellness. According to the Global Wellness Institute’s 2018 report “Build Well to Live Well,” the greatest health risks we face today are a result of sedentary …

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Community Amenity Design Trends

Community Amenity Design Trends

Community amenity design is continually evolving. In today’s competitive marketplace, unique amenities are a great way for communities to set themselves apart from the competition. It is such an exciting time to be in the industry, that we decided to …

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New Home Community Design Trends

6 Design Trends for New Home Communities

KGA’ers John Guilliams and Kiley Baham recently had the opportunity to join the Denver Metro SMC (Sales & Marketing Council) Board on a trip to visit some of Southern California’s newest master planned communities. 11 communities, over 30 models and …

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Custom Home

9 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Custom Home

Unless you’ve done it before, building a custom home is a new and challenging process! Today we’re going to look at some of the most common mistakes that people make when building a custom home, and tips on how to …

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Things to think about when designing multi gen homes

Top 3 Considerations for Multi-Gen Homes

The demand for multi-gen homes is on the rise, fueled by an increasingly diverse buyer pool. We’ve been watching this trend for a while, but in digging into it a bit more, we found that nearly 1 in 5 Americans currently …

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Must have technology for your home remodel

Must-Have Home Technology Products for Your Remodel Project

Remodeling a home is an exciting process that breathes new life into old living spaces. With the right design and construction teams in place, the results of this transformation can be astounding. But, while you’re choosing new color palettes or …

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Colorado Organic Modern Kitchen

Colorado Organic Modern Kitchens

Over the last several years, homeowners have gone from taking note of, to fully embracing, the organic modern kitchen. As kitchen designers, especially in Colorado, nature reigns supreme. I’ve been designing kitchens for over 20 years, and love how the …

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Home Technology for Your Remodel or Custom Home

5 Cool Home Technology Products for Your Custom Home or Remodel

When it comes to crafting today’s living spaces, the integral role played by home technology is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore. Whether you’re looking for enhanced security, greater convenience, or the most impactful ways to entertain family and friends, there …

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I Deserve it Features: The Master Bath

I Deserve it Features – the Master Bath

The Master Bath is full of opportunities for “I deserve it” features. From luxurious over-sized showers to sleek and sexy free-standing tubs, here are some of our favorite “I deserve it” features to turn your master bath into a relaxing …

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I Deserve It Features - the Kitchen

I Deserve it Features – the Kitchen

The kitchen is the perfect place to continue our conversation on “I Deserve it Features”. No surprise, the kitchen continues to be the hub of activity in the home. Cooking is fast becoming America’s favorite family hobby. Consider the popularity …

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The Owners Entry is a great place for I Deserve it Features

I Deserve it Features – the Owner’s Entry

At KGA, we love incorporating “I Deserve it Features” into our home designs! From simple details to one-of-a-kind custom designs, “I Deserve it Features” take on many shapes and sizes. Over the next couple of months, we will be looking …

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Emerging Trends in Amenity Design for New Communities

Emerging Trends in Amenity Design for New Communities

It’s no secret that this is an exciting time to be in the home building industry! As land planners and landscape architects, we’re fortunate to have front row seats to the housing boom that Metro Denver and the Colorado Front …

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