ACo & The Re-Development Group: A Downtown Delight

by Christy Heitger-Ewing | photos by Dave Pluimer When Carlie Suski, Design & Sales Consultant at ACo, and Emily Stephenson, interior designer and selections coordinator at The Re-Development Group, joined forces to convert a duplex in an historic St. Clair neighborhood in the heart of downtown into a 2,779 square foot single-family home, they did what they always do – relied on each…

ACo: Tread Trends

Creating a Stunning Staircase The staircase is often the first thing people see when entering a home, and these days many homeowners want it to be a stunning focal point. However, many staircases were designed with only function in mind and homeowners may not know where to start with a design update. One of the easiest ways to update a staircase is by replacing the flooring on the stairs,…

ACo: Details that Matter

Building a Worry-Free Custom Home Experience with Executive Homes and ACo by Christy Heitger-Ewing / photos by Dave Pluimer and Graham Photography Many people dream of building a custom home for years and when they finally get the opportunity, they want it to be a positive experience. Patrick Gray, Project Manager at Executive Homes, helps bring those dreams to life and relies on the team…

ACo: Get the Perfect Floors

by Tracy Kemp | photos courtesy of Carlisle Wide Plank Floors When it comes to your home’s design, you want to find the perfect tile backsplash, counters that suit your design flawlessly, cabinets that are the exact right shade. So why settle for wood floors that aren’t quite what you had in mind? Are you looking for wood flooring that is truly exceptional and durable? Wood flooring that is…

ACo: Bring on the Color & Patterns

by Courtney Walker-Pope | photos courtesy Virginia Tile It’s interesting to follow interior design trends sweeping the nation and now, in the Midwest, we are looking at color! ACo is well equipped to help you love where you live providing desirable colors and unique patterns in their new showroom inside Hub & Spoke in Fishers. ACo Designer Mia Farrell and Virginia Tile Sales Representative…

ACo: ACo Partners with AR Homes by Christopher Scott to Create Gorgeous Custom Homes

by Christy Heitger-Ewing | photos courtesy of AR Homes After ten years as a leading custom home builder in the Indianapolis area, in 2015 the owners of Christopher Scott Homes were approached by Arthur Rutenberg (AR) Homes to become an independently owned and operated franchise of AR Homes, Inc. Owners Christopher Carnell and Scott Bates were intrigued by the offer. With AR Homes, Christopher…

ACo: The Cost of Loving Where You Live

by Courtney Walker-Pope | photos by Dave Plumier As we have spent more time in our homes the past four months, it’s likely we have daydreamed about remodeling an outdated kitchen or bathroom. Whether it be functionality or simply aesthetics, ACo wants to help you “love where you live”. The general idea of a remodel can be scary during these times – from cost to health and safety throughout the…

ACo: Maintain a Cleaner Home with Hard Surface Flooring

by Christy Heitger-Ewing When choosing the type of flooring you want to install, homeowners must take into consideration a number of things, including current trends, personal preference, durability, and one of the biggies – maintenance. If you’re looking for flooring that is clean, versatile, scratch & water resistant, and won’t fade, you may want to lean toward a tile floor. ACo, a…

ACo: Making Virtual Your New Reality

by Christy Heitger-Ewing There is no doubt about it – 2020 will be remembered as the year in which the world was forced to change. As government officials imposed mandates to temporarily close businesses and shared strict social distancing directives, suddenly all of society had to learn to adapt to a new normal. But as the old adage goes, “The only thing that is constant is change.” As such,…

ACo: 2020 Vision for Bathroom Design

You want innovative and jaw-dropping designs throughout your entire home, but bathrooms can sometimes get stuck in a rut. Luckily, the bathroom design industry has grown immensely over the past few years, and these trends will have you thinking outside the box when it comes to creating your very own luxurious bathroom. THE DELUXE SHOWER A decade ago, large roman-style tubs sold homes and were…