Designing a Modern Home, Redfin Asks the Experts

Redfin reached out to ask the experts for some tips about what to keep in mind when designing a modern home. Of course, we were honored, and happy to oblige.

Here’s what we had to say:

When designing a modern home, we believe the most important consideration (other than the homeowner’s budget), is making sure the overall layout and footprint of the home is in harmony with the land. It’s amazing how effortlessly the interior elements unfold when you approach the design from the outside-in. Try aligning stairs with the natural slope of the lot; facing bedrooms towards the sunrise, and the dining room towards the sunset; or using floor to ceiling windows to bring interesting natural features inside. Whether you’re building in the country or the city, nature is everywhere — let it be your guide!

Read the full article on Redfin’s blog. Let us know what you think in comments!