HPD Architecture + Interior Blog

Holly Hall and Laura Davis podcast hosts

Welcome to the HPD Architecture blog. You’ll find the latest blog and podcasts listed here on topics ranging from choosing architecture as a career, to the sensitive restoration of historical landmarks – as well as advice for homeowners on home design, building, decor and maintenance.  Go on and subscribe so you don’t miss the next post!

Blog Topics

How to Convert a Bachelor Pad into a Family Home

How to Convert a Bachelor Pad into a Family Home

It is not difficult to convert a bachelor pad to make room for that special someone but it does require some planning and modifications. Are you getting married and preparing to welcome new family members into your home? Getting married may mean you look at your home...

Staircase Design + Renovation Ideas

Staircase Design + Renovation Ideas

A stunning staircase design can be the architectural centerpiece of a home and a great investment in your property. It is a highly-involved process that requires the input of an experienced architect.

From Texas to Colorado: Local Culture and Climate Influences Home Design

From Texas to Colorado: Local Culture and Climate Influences Home Design

Moving from one state to another, or purchasing a vacation home in a different region of the country, can be exciting. Discovering all that’s “new and different” includes regional characteristics in architecture. People moving from the hot, often humid flatlands of...

Adding Color to Your Home

Adding Color to Your Home

How do you feel about red walls? Or mixing strong patterns? Perhaps you prefer an oasis of calm in pastel tones and subtle shades? The colors you use to decorate your home are very personal, and have a lot to do with your personality and cultural background. Some...

Is Your House Exterior Set in Stone?

Is Your House Exterior Set in Stone?

Typically, those who are planning to build a new house, spend a lot of time thinking about the interior. This makes sense. After all, its a lot more fun deciding on how many bedrooms and bathrooms you might have, and whether to include a creative space or man cave,...

The importance of the construction frame walk through

The importance of the construction frame walk through

The day that the framing goes up on your new home build or as part of your renovation project, there’s such sense of excitement and accomplishment. Your plans are coming to fruition and you’re starting to see the designs come to life. It is what the “good bones” so...

Window Types and Considerations

Window Types and Considerations

When building or renovating a home, considering window types, material, size, shape and function makes a huge difference to the end result.

4 Tips for Art Storage and Display

4 Tips for Art Storage and Display

Two challenges facing serious collectors are art storage and display. How do you protect and showcase your treasures items safely.