Design

Design is the process of evaluating current circumstances and creating something with intention while deliberately managing constraints. Learn design preferences for targeted homebuyer desires, find design solutions for target markets, discover what designs appeal to specific buyers, and understand how design elements can make a sale. For more design information and additional opportunities please sign up to become a Friend of Design.

Design

  • Award Programs and Recognitions  (go to item)
    Learn how to receive recognition and apply for awards that identify quality design in residential housing by builders, architects, developers, land planners, designers, and interior merchandisers.
  • Best In American Living Magazine   (go to item)
    Best in American Living–Redefining Home and Community, NAHB’s e-magazine that showcases the value of good design and the connection between home and community. It explores what’s inside and what’s outside the front door through trends, floor plans, historical precedent, sustainability, best practices and research.
  • Design-Related Patent Application Monitoring   (go to item)
    Properly issued patents for residential building design and subdivision layouts are critical to the bottom line for builders and developers.
  • Floor Plans  (6 items)
    Interested in the latest trends in new home construction? Find out what floor plans and homes are hot in today’s market.
  • All Design Materials (21 items)
    Not sure what you are looking for? Browse all of the materials related to this topic here.
  • Design Events & Courses (69 items)
    Stay informed! Consider one of the courses and/or meetings offered on this topic.
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