The Rise of The Traditional Home

In an age of Houzz and Pinterest, an unprecedented online buzz on both contemporary and traditional home design has inspired an openness to merging two distinctly different styles.

Marvin Invites Architects to Enter its 2017 Architects Challenge Design Competition

Marvin Windows and Doors invites architects to enter its 2017 Architects Challenge, a competition awarding prizes to residential and commercial design projects that exhibit creativity and ingenuity using Marvin windows and doors. Entries should be submitted to MarvinWindows.com/architectsChallenge by March 10, 2017. Now in its ninth year, the 2017 Marvin Architects Challenge will recognize one outstanding design in each of

Marvin to Showcase New Bi-Fold Door at IBS

The new Marvin Clad Ultimate Bi-Fold Door features one of the industry’s widest glass panels at 3 feet, 6 inches in a frame up to 10 feet high, letting the outdoors in with less to block the view. The door will be previewed among an extensive display of innovations and enhancements from Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and

Marvin Windows and Doors Receives MN Family Business Award

Marvin Windows and Doors has once again been honored with a Minnesota Family Business Award, presented by Twin Cities Business magazine. Earning 2016’s “Special Distinction – Legacy” honor, the magazine notes that “over four generations, the Marvin family has built one of Minnesota’s most durable companies.” Source: Marvin

2016 Window & Door Trend Report by Architect Magazine

A 2016 trend report from Architect Magazine showed how professionals in the window and door industry see improvement in energy efficiency and product design. Here’s what you can expect during spring, summer and beyond! Inside out, Outside In The tendency to effortlessly incorporate open interiors with expansive exteriors continues across America. AIA Fellow and residential architect Manny Gonzales of the Los Angeles

Marvin Windows and Doors Reveals Architects Challenge Clash

The 2016 Marvin Architects Challenge has began another segment of the yearly contest called the Architects Challenge Showdown. In May, there were six architect-designed projects proclaimed as winners in their architectural sector as elected by a panel of professionals. With Marvin giving the general audience a chance to pick the showdown victor. There are four sets of voting that entails

A Toast to Big Doors:

There are many craft beer companies with cool breweries, restaurants, and taprooms, but Surly Brewing Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota has distinguished itself from the crowd. In December 2014, the 10-year-old brewer opened its gates to the upper Midwest’s first destination brewery. Set in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, an area defined by train yards and towering grain silos, the

Quebec home wins 2016 Marvin Architects Challenge

Marvin Windows and Doors announced the front-runners of its eighth annual Architects Challenge competition, including a Pontiac, QC home by architect Malcolm Wildeboer of Vandenberg and Wildeboer Architects in Ontario. The development, Wedge House, was granted highest reward in the opposition’s Best In Show category. There was an added five architect-designed ventures from across the country presented in the subsequent

2016 Marvin Architects Challenge Winners Announced

The winners of the eighth annual Architects Challenge competition conducted at the American Institute Convention in Philadelphia. There were six-constructed architect developments from across the country that was awarded in the succeeding categories: Best In Show, Best Contemporary, Best Transitional/Eclectic, Best Traditional New Construction, Best Remodel/Addition, and Best Commercial. A panel of professionals selected the winners comprising of Manny Gonzales,