Fall 2022 Design Trends

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Forgive us if we’re a bit biased, but there’s something about the fall season more than any other time of year that brings out the decorating side in us. Pumpkin-filled harvest scenes, cozy throws draped across the sofa and earthy-toned colors abound making even the most novice decorator a quasi-pro this time of year. It’s the time for coziness, slowing … Read More

Custom Home Trends: Flex Rooms

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These days, our homes are so much more than four walls and a roof. Home office, gym, gourmet restaurant, movie theater… there’s really no way to label all the things we’re asking from a house in 2021. That means flex rooms, spaces designed specifically to be multipurpose, just one of the features of our custom homes in San Luis Obispo. … Read More

Closets and Storage for Your Custom Home

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Storage needs vary from home to home and person to person. If you or your family members like to cook, camp, create, or collect couture, there’s always something that needs to be put somewhere. When considering a new home, be sure to think about your closet and storage requirements. Luckily, there are some great built-in custom closet and after-market storage … Read More

How to Find the Best Custom Home Builders in San Luis Obispo

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Whether you already know the ropes or you’re a first-timer, building your new custom home in San Luis Obispo should be a rewarding experience you feel confident about. So, how do you find the best home builders in SLO? Here are some tips from our team.  Know what you want Before you talk to any contractors, have a discussion with … Read More

Interior Design Trends to Look for in 2020

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2020 Trend at Home in our Custom Homes

Biophilic design, still on the rise in architecture, acknowledges the many ways nature interacts with and contributes to physical and emotional wellbeing. Mindful integration of elements from the natural environment within built environments helps people feel connected and grounded. It’s no surprise that many of 2020’s interior design trends are influenced by this architectural trend. But fear not, lovers of … Read More

Luxury Home Exterior Trends for 2020

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Abbott | Reed Custom Homes Exterior Trends 2020

As the new decade draws near, custom luxury homes will impress visitors with nods to nature and innovative design that combines materials of the past with the technology of the future. Let’s take a look at some design trends and features we expect outside 2020’s new homes. Solar Innovation Heats Up Renewable energy has a bright, sunny future in California. … Read More

Abbott | Reed Custom Homes: Luxury Lofts and Game Rooms

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At Abbott | Reed, our passion is building yours. From renovating your space to starting from the ground up, our custom home builders have the expertise to execute any project. We pride ourselves on staying on top of trends, and finding ways to craft modern spaces that are uniquely yours. Our San Luis Obispo builders are here today to lay down the … Read More

Abbott | Reed Custom Homes: Luxury Home Styles

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When dreaming up your new home in San Luis Obispo, know that luxury doesn’t always have to mean mid-century modern. Luxury features can be incorporated into almost any home style, so you can be creative when selecting a space that is true to you. Our custom home builders are here today to lay down six compelling luxury architecture styles, all … Read More

Abbott | Reed Custom Homes: Eco-Friendly Features for Luxury Homes

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There is no doubt that in 2019, green is in. More and more custom homes are being built with sustainable features, but is it possible to build a home that is eco-friendly and luxurious? Absolutely. Our San Luis Obispo custom home builders are on top of all things trending in custom home design, and are sharing four ways to make … Read More