Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building,
Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World

January 11, 2016Image Design, LLC of Grand Rapids, Michigan has won “Best of Design and Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This Sustainable/Green Residential Design Firm was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

The Best of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 35 million monthly users on Houzz. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2015.. A “Best of Houzz 2016” badge will appear on winners’ profiles, as a sign of their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.

“We are honored to be recognized by the online community at Houzz.com for our work in the design arena. Thank you very much.” – Eric A. Hughes, President at Image Design, LLC

“Anyone building, remodeling or decorating looks to Houzz for the most talented and service-oriented professionals” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing for Houzz. “We’re so pleased to recognize Image Design, LLC, voted one of our “Best of Houzz” professionals by our enormous community of homeowners and design enthusiasts actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

About Image Design, LLC
Image Design, LLC is a national award winning Sustainable/Green Residential Design firm that is known for designing LEED certified, Zero Energy and Lifetime Designed homes throughout the United States.

Follow Image Design, LLC on Houzz



Thursday, December 17, 2015

Our "Rennie Lake Retreat" project in Traverse City, Michigan is now under construction. The home is a Projected LEED for Homes "Platinum" project. The homes foundation is a Superior Wall Xi precast concrete wall, the main floor wall are Insulspan Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) and the homes windows are Energy Star Andersen 100 Series.  Stay tune for more updates.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

We were excited to hear from our builder, Adaptable Homes that the 2015 Spring Parade Home house won two awards this year from the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids (HBAGGR) 2015 Awards of Excellence for a $200,000 - $250,000 Home in the following categories below.

  • Best Interior Elements
  • Best Kitchen
These awards were judged by a panel of a dozen industry experts, the Awards of Excellence are highly sought after by the Parade of Homes participants. We would like to say congratulation to Adaptable Homes for a job well done.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Image Design, LLC is excited to have a home we designed on this years 2015 Spring Parade Home. We worked with Bruce  Grifhorst of Adaptable Home to create a Universal Design Home that offers an Aging-in-Place Independent Living Solution. Some of the key features of this home are.



Exterior:
• Zero Step front porch and entry door
• Zero Step garage entry
• Oversized garage – larger square footage for storage, wheel chair use, van parking
• Easy upkeep-simple design, easy to maintain.

Kitchen/Dining/Living:
• All doorways 36” minimum
• No hallways
• Open spaces for maneuverability (5ft turning radius in each room)
• Lever style door handles (easier to operate)

Master Bathroom:
• Dual vanities: Roll under design with angled mirrors
• ADA comfort height toilet
• XL curb less (no lip) walk in shower

Extras:
• Main floor and basement laundry hookups
• 2nd main floor bedroom can be used for kids, guests, office or in home care giver
• Daylight basement can be customized for future use (more bedrooms or more living space)

Please come and visit us during this years Parade of Homes.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

To help celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday April 22nd Image Design, LLC will be taking $250.00 off our design fee for any new design projects that we are hired for between April 20th and April 26th 2015. We hope that you all enjoy the different Earth Day events through-out the next week.


"YOU MUST BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD." 
Mahatma Ghandi

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

It's official we just were awarded LEED for Homes "Certified" Certification for the "River's Edge" project in Mio, Michigan. This is one of four honors you can receive from the USGBC, and this is our 18th LEED for Homes project. We want to thank the members of the "River's Edge" project team for a project well done. Thanks goes out to Sustainable Home Consultants, LLC (LEED Consulting),  Let Us Inc. (Home Builder), R-Value Homes (ICF Contractor), Perma Log (Log Siding) and GreenHome Institute  (Green Rater & LEED for Homes Provider)) for a awesome job! We would also like to thank the Homeowner for allowing us all to be apart of the special project!

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The "Meadow Vista" project is now complete and the homeowners are in. The picture to the right is of the sustainable kitchen built by WoodWays, in this picture you can see the stained concrete floors, white granite counter tops, LED Edison style light bulbs in island lighting. Below that you can see the dining room and living room along with the 16'-0" ceilings, gas fireplace  and the sun room. More photos to come once the weather gets better.