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Bold, Bright Style at HayPark Plan 2

Welcome to the vibrant and modern world of HayPark—a townhome collection at SoMi, located in central Hayward, CA. This community boasts 3- and 4-bedroom homes surrounded by 1.2 acres of recreational space, offering the perfect blend of rural comfort and convenience. Stepping into the Plan 2 model, you’ll be captivated by the energetic ambiance and modern eclectic style, showcased through a palette of apricot, denim blue, persimmon, and white. As you enter the den/music room, a home bar setup and guitars greet you, inviting you to indulge your inner rockstar. As you move to the upper floors, bold accent walls in bright colors and eye-catching patterned wallpapers make a statement in each bedroom and the living room, infusing the space with personality and charm. The centerpiece of the living room is a unique and striking, bold blue sofa, adorned with complementary tones of orange and soft yellow, leaving you eager to discover what lies ahead. Amidst the vibrant colors, soft wood tones create a sense of balance and bring a touch of natural warmth to each space. The HayPark townhome collection at SoMi embraces a fusion of color, style, and comfort, offering a truly captivating and harmonious living experience.

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Patterned Accent Flooring for Impactful Spaces

When it comes to creating an attention-grabbing interior design, floors have the power to transform a space entirely. Incorporating a unique and textural pattern in the form of carpet or tile can instantly turn a space into a showstopper. While accent walls have their place, utilizing the foot space as an eye-catcher adds a fresh twist to a room that may otherwise be neutral. One approach we adore is pairing a patterned floor with a lightly patterned accent wall—just as long as the colors remain relatively neutral and complementary. This combination creates an intriguing and textural environment that is visually captivating. In smaller spaces, bold and high-contrast patterns on the floor work exceptionally well, making a strong statement. In larger rooms, opting for smaller or more subtle overall floor patterns adds elegance while maintaining an element of intrigue. Exploring the impact of pattern and texture in the form of accent flooring will always result in an unforgettable and stylish interior.

Innovative Designs, Award-Winning Results

We are delighted to announce our recent achievements and recognition in two of the home building industry’s most prestigious competitions. The Greater Sales and Marketing Council BIA Bay Area MAME Awards recognize our industry’s most outstanding achievements in sales, marketing, and building. The PCBC Gold Nugget Awards honor the top innovators in design, planning, and development.

We were honored with three gold wins at the BIA Bay Area MAME Awards:

  1. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Model Priced $700,000 to $1 Million | Avalon at River Islands | Plan 1
  2. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Model Priced $1 Million to $1.5 Million | Avalon Point at River Islands | Plan 3
  3. Master-planned Community of the Year | Tracy Hills

And one gold win at the PCBC Gold Nugget Awards:

  1. Best Interior Merchandising of a Model Home Priced $600,000 to $900,000 | Terra at the Landing at Tustin Legacy | Plan 1

We are grateful for these honors and look forward to continuing our pursuit of creating exceptional designs and inspiring communities. A big thank you goes out to all involved!

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Avalon at River Islands | Plan 1

Avalon Point at River Islands | Plan 3

Tracy Hills Community

Terra at the Landing at Tustin Legacy | Plan 1

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Coffee Table Chic

When it comes to coffee table decor, a proper arrangement can transform it into the captivating centerpiece of a living room, showcasing unique and eye-catching accessories. Key elements to consider are balance, height, scale, and variety—with a less-is-more approach. Keeping objects around the same scale while visually balancing items of varying thickness or size is essential. To create visual interest, varying the levels of different objects is recommended, ensuring they won’t obstruct the line of sight. An effective technique is to place a few coffee books on the table, topped with decorative objects to add height. A chic tray is often incorporated and serves both aesthetic and functional purposes – it also enhances the overall appeal, while keeping items contained and easily movable when necessary. By following these guidelines, the coffee table can become a stylish focal point that elevates the overall design of the living room.

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Elevate with Wicker and Woven Furniture

Elevate the ambiance of any space with wicker furniture and accessories. Wicker describes any type of woven furniture and is often made with natural materials like rattan, cane, or natural rope. Rattan is a beautiful material used for wicker furniture that is similar to bamboo and is a popular choice for large furniture like coffee tables or accent chairs. It pairs well with soft textiles and creates a casual yet stylish vibe. Cane is another material often used in woven furniture, and it is ideal for thin accents, like the back of a dining chair. This trend brings a relaxed, natural beauty to a bed frame or light shade. When styling with cane, adding dark brown or black accents creates a high-contrast scene. Utilizing rope as a material, in the form of an accent table or area rug, can effectively add a beachy and textural feel to any space. Whether the furnished space is a patio, living room, or dining area, wicker works wonders in any setting, complementing coastal, modern farmhouse, and modern design schemes.

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The Galena Plan: Sunset Hues Meet Modern Living

The luxurious and innovative single-family homes at Tapestry at Destination by Toll Brothers defy all expectations in beautiful Mesa, AZ. The Galena Plan is a true standout, with its tasteful whimsy and modern, worldly aesthetic. Moody sunset vibes are fully achieved with the expert application of ochre and persimmon colors, neutralized with taupe and black. Here, modern meets well-traveled with ethnic prints and dark-stained furniture. Accents of marble, rattan, and woven pieces add to the charm of this eclectic showstopper. As you enter, the open-concept flex space claims your attention with a brick statement wall adorned with bold and unique art. Bursts of color create a high-impact great room, while the secondary bedrooms have focal points of their own. Fun, geometric paint details and a bright textured wallpaper accent wall define spaces that any high school student would proudly show off to their friends. This Tapestry home has an enticing and sophisticated style that continues onto the spacious covered patio, where indoor/outdoor living feels both natural and inviting.

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Waterfall Island: The Ultimate Kitchen Showstopper

When it comes to creating a visually stunning kitchen design, a waterfall island is a feature that’s sure to wow. This design element involves extending the countertop over the side of the island, creating a waterfall-like effect that’s as beautiful as it is functional. Not only does it provide a smooth transition of finishes, but it also shows off the look of the countertop from multiple angles throughout the home. With no overhangs or terminating edges, it’s a child-friendly option, too. It’s also a great way to create a strong focal point in the kitchen, as the island is often one of the largest features in the space as well as being a social hub. A waterfall island’s sleek and elegant look is the perfect addition to any modern or open-concept kitchen design.

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Dive Into Cobalt Blue

Adding a splash of color to a room is a surefire way to take its design to the next level. For anyone looking for a color that’s both calming and bold, then cobalt blue is the go-to. This hue packs a punch while still managing to soothe the senses, making it a winner in our book. Plus, all the varying shades of cobalt are simply mesmerizing. Let’s not forget about the complementary colors that really make this shade pop. Pairing cobalt blue with hints of orange and light brown creates an eye-catching combo that’s sure to impress. To really amp up the sophistication factor, we like to pair cobalt with gold finishes and wooden furnishings. When it comes to incorporating this color into textiles, velvet fabric is the way to go for a luxurious touch. Just a hint of cobalt blue in a space is enough to make any buyer say, “Wow!”

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Find Paradise at Avalon Plan 1

Welcome to Avalon, one of two amazing neighborhoods by Trumark Homes inside Lathrop’s most desirable master-planned community, River Islands. Designed to meet the diverse needs of modern families, these spacious homes offer 4 bedrooms with an optional loft and den, plus easy access to River Islands’ amenities, including riverfront trails, parks, and recreational spaces.

Avalon Plan 1 features a bright and clean style, thanks to the earth tones, soft pastel color scheme, and nature-inspired accents that appear throughout the home. The ample natural light brings a sense of comfort to every room in this gracious ~2,827 sq. ft. dwelling, which offers the perfect backdrop for cozy get-togethers.

Plan 1 is filled with luxurious and thoughtful details. Upon entering the front door, you are greeted by a soft-wooden accent wall with a matching recessed ceiling. As you make your way through the home, you’ll find an abundance of elegant features that make the space feel luxurious, like the built-in wine cabinet in the inspiration room. Sliding barn doors and natural accents add to the Napa ranch design style, making the space feel soft, relaxing, and stylish.

Designed to inspire joy, the hobby room of this home boasts a playful yet neutral wallpaper, and features generous surface space for big projects and plenty of storage for supplies. With so much to offer, Avalon at River Islands is ideal for empty nesters who truly wish to enjoy a vivacious life.

Let There Be Light: The Power of Chandeliers

When it comes to dramatic focal points in a space, you can’t go wrong with a beautiful chandelier, which one might consider “jewelry for the home.” From the dining room to your primary suite, a chandelier acts as an extension of the space, providing a wow-factor that exudes style, function, and glamour.

Chandeliers offer an exciting departure from traditional flush, track, or recessed lights, adding grandeur to a room’s design. Though we love putting them in classic places—like the dining room or over a kitchen island—these fixtures are also a delightful addition to more unexpected spaces. Particularly alongside high ceilings, a towering chandelier can really bring a “wow” to the lips of whoever walks into the room, while drawing the eyes upwards. These fixtures can make any space feel special and elegant, from mini versions above the nightstands in the secondary bedroom to an ornamental piece in a nursery.

When incorporating a chandelier, it’s important to consider the room and its aesthetic. For example, with modern furniture, a fixture with a sleeker design will complement the décor of the room instead of competing with it. The size of a chandelier is another important consideration. A chandelier that is too small can become lost in a room, while one that is too big can overpower your furnishings. At the moment, sculptural light fixtures are all the rage, and with the ever-increasing love of natural materials, beachy rattan fixtures and beaded chandeliers have really stolen the show.

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a bedroom with a unique, linear chandelier

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a rattan chandelier hangs in an airy bedroom

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