1st Oklahoma Home Offers the Latest in Luxurious Living

There’s plenty of room for the kids and pets (not to mention large gatherings of family and friends) in one of the latest creations by 1st Oklahoma Homes.

The “Forever” Home

When looking to build their “forever” home, Anthony McDermid, AIA, RIBA, a principal at TAP Architecture, and his wife, Aubrey, had a lengthy “must” list. First, they wanted it in the heart of Oklahoma City, where they could get a panoramic view of the downtown skyline. They wanted it to comfortably accommodate both family and guests. He wanted plenty of…

Muirfield Homes’ New Digs

From its sharp angles and floor-to-ceiling glass walls, Alan Cheshier is proud of Muirfield Homes’ new digs in Norman.

Deck the Halls (and More)

Whether you’re planning one or several gatherings in your home this holiday season, or just want your home to be extra warm and cozy for you and your immediate family, Gia Rose, ASID/IIDA/AIGA, lead interior designer and showroom manager at Designer’s Market, has your back. And it won’t cost you a lot of money or time.

Adventure Town

 Article and Photography Lindsey Davies  Looking for a new, unique experience for your child? Adventure Town, which opened full time on May 17 in the Normandy Creek Shopping Center in Norman, is designed to resemble a town, but scaled for children. Here, your child’s imagination is sure to soar as he or she crawls, runs and rides through rooms designed…

Tranquil Spaces

 Photography TinyMite's Photography  Kathryn Morris started her career in the wellness field in 1991 as a massage therapist, and while exploring a technique called Face-lifting Massage, she discovered her true passion was in skincare. After studying at Dana Point, California, Morris became the first graduate of Moore Norman Technology Center’s Master’s program, and in 1994, she purchased Le Visage Spa…

Coming Home

After living some years in the Boston/D.C. area, Mike and Teresa Collins, who grew up in Norman and Bartlesville, respectively, together decided they were ready to return to their roots–specifically, to Norman.


It’s no surprise when two lovers of the outdoors set a vision for their new home, the outcome is an elegant, airy abode in which nature takes center stage. The newly constructed H-shaped house located near the University of Oklahoma campus brings the outdoors in by playing up natural lighting with tons of windows and lush landscaping showcased just outside…

Want to Buy Low and Sell High?

If you want the best deal when buying or selling your home, nothing beats the assistance of a qualified, professional Realtor. These benefits were on full display during a number of recent transactions in the Arbor Lakes development, in Norman’s far northwest corner.

Remodel Done Right

When looking for a company for any remodeling project, big or small, Valor Systems' owners, Rayson and Ashley Sanchez, recommend that home buyers obtain more than one quote and call for references. When calling for references, questions should include: “Did the remodeling company really listen and perform the work as requested and in a timely manner?” “Did they stay within…

Get Your Design On at the Oklahoma Designer Show House

Whether you’re looking for inspiration or just love to keep up with the latest trends in interior design, you’ll want to mark your calendar for the second annual Oklahoma Designer Show House, scheduled for Sept. 9-11 and 16-18 in Edmond.

No Two Alike

If you want a cookie-cutter home, please don’t ask Curtis McCarty to build it for you. McCarty, the sole proprietor of C.A. McCarty Construction, a design/build firm headquartered in The Vineyard neighborhood in northeast Norman, specializes in designing and constructing unique homes that meet the specialized needs and desires of his customers.