A Custom Home, from Design to Build

Design+Build = Your New Home Exactly As You Want It. Just as a kitchen that suits one person does not suit another, neither do entire homes.  The homes featured here are as unique as their owners’ wishes and lifestyles.  With… Read More


Delphi Passive House – Seattle sun sun sun!

Pacific Northwesterners know it, people in lab coats know it, and all those people who moved to California 40 years ago knew it; the kiss of sunlight helps us feel wonderful.  Its radiance inspires art and accomplishment.  Yet, Seattle’s 152… Read More


Notes from the Field- 222 Market a commercial renovation

Notes from the Field- 222 Market, a commercial renovation. During my time as a carpenter with the Artisans Group, I’ve mostly worked on Passive Houses, this has been my first commercial job with them. Renovation is always an adventure, but… Read More


BIG House: Almost Passive House near Seattle

The BIG House is a multi-generational, almost Passive House, Located on Echo Lake in Shoreline, just north of Seattle, Washington.  Designed and built as an enduring family legacy, this house is divided between four soundproofed units, each spilling into common… Read More


You are invited to the 222 Market Grand Opening!

You are invited to the 222 Market Grand Opening! Mark your calendars, invite your friends, we are thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of the 222 Market on November 19th. The market will be open all day, but the festivities begin… 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


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


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


Olympia, We Love You

We love our hometown of Olympia, Washington. It’s beautiful, by the water, has great history and is home to The Evergreen State College, which many of us here at Artisans Group call Alma mater. Outdoor Magazine named it one of… Read More