Scout is Out!

We've been Scouted! We are proud to be featured in the newly released 7th Volume of The Scout Guide Dallas alongside our real estate partner, Michelle Wood of Compass Real Estate. This latest volume is hot off the press, looking very pretty in purple if we do say so ourselves: {Source:... Read more »

10 Inspiring Doors

This week our team visited the BMC Select Design Center in the Dallas Design District for a little continuing education, but new knowledge wasn't all we walked away with. Inspiration was all over the place and we were reminded just how many custom options are available for doors, windows,... Read more »

Recommended Reading: A Field Guide to American Houses

Ever been lost for words trying to describe your dream home? Thanks to Pinterest, it's pretty easy to assemble a whole collection of inspiration images without ever being sure what to call your favorite style of house, not to mention how to describe details like a particular shape of... Read more »

5 Tips to Create a Restful Bedroom

Considering you'll spend nearly a third of your life in your bedroom, using the layout and design of your room to create a restful atmosphere is absolutely essential. Here are a few tips to make sure your eyes are ready to close as soon as you hit the mattress, brought to you in collaboration... Read more »

Custom Homes & Disabilities

When you have a disability or mobility impairment, it doesn't take long to realize the world wasn't built with your needs in mind. While ADA standardization has greatly improved the accessibility of public spaces for people with disabilities, home environments remain full of obstacles. But... Read more »

Caught Twinning!

Summer may be coming to an end, but we have the perfect cure for those back-to-school blues—a countdown of homes that look just like some of our favorite summertime travel destinations!   1. THE HAMPTONS, NY Lookalike #1 takes us to The Preston House & Hotel in Riverhead, NY,... Read more »

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

Which is the prettiest of them all? The days of boring medicine cabinet mirrors are long gone. Mirrors aren't just for checking if something's in your teeth; they can completely elevate a room's look without complicating the design with bold colors or busy patterns. We love how these... Read more »

Extra, Extra, Read All About It!

We’re feeling the magazine love a little extra this summer! Head to your nearest newsstand because Coats Homes is featured in not one, not two, but THREE major architecture and design publications this month: D Home, Elegant Home, and Luxe.   D HOME Three D Home feature stories in the... Read more »

The Benefits of Sustainable Building

What is a sustainable home? Simply put: a home built according to certain green construction practices and standards beyond the guidelines of normal construction. A few types of homes that meet or exceed green building standards include passive houses, climate-positive homes,... Read more »

The Process: Building Your Dream Team

Building a custom home takes a village. The number of roles to fill can seem daunting—each project requires a builder, architect, interior designer, landscape architect, and a very big family of subcontractors and vendors. So how do you assemble the perfect dream team to build your dream... Read more »