Sustainable Architecture: Has the Smart Home Arrived?

July 25, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Smart technology is undoubtedly on the rise. First, it was smart phones and TVs, now it’s smart homes. These homes are designed with high tech features and advancements that bring safety, comfort, convenience, style — and now – efficiency to a level that was unfathomable just 10 years ago. With this exciting market still evolving and gaining…Read More

Enjoy the Beach! Oceanfront Homes by TMS

June 27, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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The coast holds a magical place in many of our hearts, and the hefty pull of the ocean is nearly impossible to resist. We at TMS Architects have designed numerous luxury beachfront properties – our architects and designers are constantly inspired to bring the beauty of the sea into the comfort of a gorgeous home. In the…Read More

Colorful Countertops Bring Interest to the Kitchen

May 29, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Countertops are more than just a functional part of your kitchen. Yes, having lots of workspace for cooking and baking is a dream for any homeowner, but countertops can also become an artistic aspect of one of the most important rooms in your home. Like a piece of furniture in a living room or study,…Read More

Interiors That Pop with Colorful Trim Work and Moldings

May 27, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Once you select custom trim and molding for your new construction or renovation project, it’s time to pick the perfect color. While some homeowners select architectural trims and moldings in colors that blend well with their walls, we encourage you to think about how a more colorful option can transform your home’s design and make…Read More

Consider the Effects of Color on the Ceiling

May 20, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Color is a powerful design tool, and when used on ceilings, it can create some dramatic effects. The ceiling, or “fifth wall” as some designers call it, is a great place to add a pop of color. A colorful ceiling draws the eye up, making small rooms feel more open and large rooms feel more…Read More

Take a Look at Pantone’s 2015 Color Palettes

May 4, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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If you’re thinking about painting your home, or want to accent a specific architectural feature, you’ve probably started thinking about the colors you might like to use. However, color selection is more complicated than just picking one hue. You should choose colors that complement each other harmoniously or create an interesting contrast, depending on your…Read More

Secret Gardens: Your Own Outdoor Sanctuary

March 17, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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There are some places in your home designed for gatherings, while others are for work and play. But sometimes you pine for personal space that’s just for you. Soon, you can enjoy the peace of a secret garden and a quiet hideaway on your property where you can read, relax and enjoy fresh air. Here are some…Read More

It’s Time to Start Thinking Spring with Garden Room Design Ideas

March 10, 2014 By Leave a Comment
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Even though the official start to spring is still a little over a week away, it’s not too early to start thinking of ways to enhance your outdoor living spaces with beautiful garden rooms. Garden rooms can be used for outdoor entertaining in the spring and summer or simply for relaxation and the enjoyment of fresh…Read More

Lakeside Manor Designed by TMS Architects

August 11, 2011 By Leave a Comment
Lakeside Manor

The owners of this stunning lakeside property in New Hampshire wanted their home to parallel the natural beauty of the lake and mountains that surrounded it. This was music to our ears. TMS Architects found infinite inspiration in the property’s natural characteristics as well as fulfillment in creating a design that would promote harmony and…Read More