Brett Raymer’s home in northwest Las Vegas is such a sanctuary for him that he when he is away, he often feels like a fish out of water. The co-star of the popular reality TV show “Tanked,” which is in its 14th season on Animal Planet, built his 12,000-square-foot, three-story-plus-basement, Tuscan-style villa with comfort in […]
A new luxury custom-home community nestled on the hillside in Green Valley has broken ground and is expected to start construction on a model later this spring. The Bella Vista Estates community will consist of 25 individually gated homes on 15 acres just east of MacDonald Highlands in Henderson. The new development is south of […]
Spring cleaning isn’t the only way to freshen up your home. Rejuvenate by adding furniture with pops of color, enliven the living room with lush, green plants. Give the kitchen a makeover with bold-hued appliances. Small changes can make a big difference.
When Glenn and Laureen McKay decided to build a custom home in Southern Highlands, they knew exactly what they wanted. “This one wasn’t our first rodeo,” said Laureen McKay, referring to the fact that they built several custom homes prior to 20 Vintage Valley Drive in Southern Highlands. “We’re both very good at knowing what […]
A new custom spec home in Southern Highlands is trying to change the perception that the community is an enclave for Tuscan- and Mediterranean-style homes. Luxury builder Canyon Creek Custom Homes has finished construction on a home that measures nearly 6,500 square feet and is a California Santa Barbara-style with a more contemporary look and […]
Provocative. Passionate. Perfect. All reasons Pantone declared Ultra Violet #18-3838 its “Color of the Year.” Luxurious and mysterious, this juicy hue electrifies the imagination and intensifies everything it touches.
Uri Vaknin loves art. He serves on the board of The Art Museum at Symphony Park, and as a partner with KRE Capital he’s had a hand in developing stylish condominium buildings including The Ogden, Juhl, and One Las Vegas. Even his own home feels a bit like a galley — a riot of colors, […]
More than 45 years after the postmodernist manifesto “Learning from Las Vegas” sparked controversy in the architectural community, Jennifer Turchin said there’s still plenty to learn about Southern Nevada. The book, by architects Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour, called upon their contemporaries to set aside egoism in favor of a more egalitarian […]
Architects, builders and the shifting look of Luxe Vegas. Move over Mediterranean — make way for modern. Las Vegas luxury home designers are embracing a look defined as “desert contemporary” after decades of favoring Euro-inspired styles. “It’s warm and inviting with walls of glass and indoor-outdoor living,” said Jon Sparer, president of the Nevada chapter […]