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 […]
Craig Moe’s story is like many other California entrepreneurs these days who now make Southern Nevada home. Moe, 63, was the owner of collision repair shop in Silicon Valley for 20 years, when in 2013 he plotted his next move. Tired of high taxes and the high cost of real estate, Moe looked to Las […]
Classic Tuscan architecture with a bit of a modern flair defines the essence of the Riviera Estate in the Anthem Country Club community. Located behind Riviera Estate’s double-gate security, 28 Sankaty Circle is warm and inviting from the moment of entry. Exquisite finishes and architectural elements such as travertine flooring, hand-painted crackled ceiling and […]
Jeff Michels and Dominique Piotet don’t want to say goodbye to Las Vegas and to their home in the Las Vegas Historic District they’ve grown to love over the last five years. But the couple’s work as digital consultants is returning them to the San Francisco Bay Area, and they’ve placed their home on the […]
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