Ballard Haus Pocket Home

Behold, our Ballard Haus Pocket Home! We are so close to completing this project and are thrilled to share it with you. This is one of our Pocket Homes, house models specifically pre-designed to offer our clients the power punch… Read More


Passive Home For Sale on Olympia’s Eastside

We are pleased to announce that we have completed one of our projects in Olympia and now have this beautiful Passive Home for sale! After months of hard work, this house hits the market tomorrow! This certified Passive Home is… Read More


Chefs on Tour with Dillinger’s!

Last weekend was the beginning of the Tour of Homes, the free yearly event we’ve been telling you about for weeks now!. This year it all started off Friday night with the first ever Chefs on Tour. We had a… Read More


Artisans Group in the Tour of Homes: August 20-21

Next weekend, August 20-21, marks our participation in the free annual Tour of Homes, where the work of local architects, builders and designers are featured, thanks to the Olympia Master Builders. Last year, one of our homes won Judges’ Choice… Read More


222 Market – Coming September 2016!

The past two years we’ve seen our commercial work greatly expand, and it continues to do so this summer with our masterminds teaming up with the fine folks behind one of Olympia’s much-welcomed revitalization projects–the 222 Market. After working on… Read More


North American Passive House Network in NYC!

Architect Tessa Smith and interior designer Roussa Cassel recently returned from the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) Annual Conference…and some stomping around New York City in summer style. This annual event is a powerhouse of more than 750 leaders… Read More


Dreamy Light & Custom Design

Every design of ours tells a story, a piece of the narrative of the people living inside and what is important to them. And because of that intertwining of their story and ours, our work is deeply personal. So when… Read More


2016 Top Places to Work!

We are pleased to announce that Business Examiner named Artisans Group in their line-up of 2016 Top Places to Work : Gratification Award. Nominees were assessed on five areas: Solidarity, Gratification, Equity, Appreciation and Integrity, with input from our very… Read More


Passive House Interview: The Nixon Home

The Nixon Home, located in the Ken Lake area, is a gem that blends in well with the surrounding community. Its wonderful owners wanted to have all the perks of a Passive House (like 1/10 the energy of a traditional… Read More


Evolution of a Passive House

At the beginning of this year, we reported on the evolution of the Passive House project we call the Vogel House. At that time, the framing and air sealing were being completed, and we are happy to report that this… Read More