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.

Monday, January 19, 2015


Image Design, LLC of Grand Rapids Receives
Best Of Houzz 2015 Awards

Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building,
Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World

Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 19, 2015Image Design, LLC of Grand Rapids, has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design & Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The national award winning residential design firm was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 25 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers.” Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2014. Winners will receive a “Best Of Houzz 2015” badge on their profiles, helping Houzz users around the world who discover and love a professional’s work to learn even more about that business’ popularity and satisfaction rating among their peers in the Houzz community.

“We are very 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

“Houzz provides homeowners with a 360 degree view of home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, empowering them to engage the right people and products for their project,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of industry marketing for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Eric A. Hughes of Image Design, LLC among our “Best Of” professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

Follow Image Design, LLC on Houzz http://www.houzz.com/pro/eahughes/image-design-llc

About Image Design, LLC
West Michigan’s LEEDing residential design firm, Image Design, LLC is a nationally recognized Sustainable/Green Residential Design firm based in Grand Rapids. They specialize in designing LEED for Homes, Energy Star and ZeroStep certified homes.

About Houzz
Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish - online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice, buy products and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin and Sydney. For more information, visit www.houzz.com

Friday, January 16, 2015

SEED Studios, LLC is our new internet base house plan company that will be selling the sustainable/green house plans that Eric Hughes of Image Design, LLC has designed. All of the plans that will be sold on this site have achieved LEED for Homes, Energy Star, Zero Step or some other green building certification. The website should go live by the end of next month. with the hopes of adding a new house plan every month there after. Please visit the weblog for more updates

Sustainable & Attainable Homes