Custom Barn

By Adam Little, January 27, 2014 | In Home Design |

Frusterio Design, Inc. was contacted in the Fall of 2009 to design a custom horse barn to accompany the home we designed for the family a couple of months earlier. The home and barn are located in an equestrian community in Birmingham, Alabama. We worked with the family, who had definitely done their …


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Rebuttal to A Blog Post: Buy a Stock Plan Over Custom House Plan

By John Garrett, June 25, 2009 | In Home Design |

Yesterday I was flipping through Twitter (which you can follow us @frusterio) and I came across a blog that promoted purchasing a stock plan vs. a custom home design.

I think the first thing to keep in mind is very simply, don’t blog to push your product. It is rejected by those who read blogs as …

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Trend: Clients Want Better not Bigger Houses

By Lindsey Walta, October 24, 2008 | In Home Design |

Not too long ago, clients wanted bigger and bigger when it came to house plans. It was not as important to pay attention to the tiny details, as it was to make sure that they had a certain size master or a giant great room.

While many still want large houses, the major trend is …

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Be Smart When You Build a House

By Lindsey Walta, September 29, 2008 | In Green Home Design,Home Builders |

Find a great local builder. If you are building in a new location or if you are building a vacation home, find a local builder. Doing this gives you a lot of advantages. Builders oversee the house, while sub-contractors do the actual building, and a good local builder will have the best subs because of …

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