About the Magazine

CUSTOM HOME is an award-winning national magazine focusing exclusively on the custom home building sector of the housing industry, the highest end of the housing market. With an award-winning tradition of journalistic excellence, CUSTOM HOME is a trusted source for custom home builders, architects, and other industry professionals in print, online, and in person. The majority of our readers are the owners of custom home building businesses, design/build companies, small general contracting companies, and architects who specialize in custom residential design. All of our readers contract directly with clients who want to build a one-of-a-kind home tailored to their personal specifications.

About our design awards program:

The CUSTOM HOME Design Awards are recognized as one of the most prestigious awards competitions in the industry. Great design and innovation define each winning custom home project, chosen by a panel of respected builders and design professionals. For information about our next competition, email editor Katie Gerfen

How to subscribe to our newsletter and magazine:

Subscribe to our newsletter , which is sent out three times per month, and see if you qualify for a free subscription to our print magazine.

How to submit a project for publication:

If you're a professional in the custom home building industry, we welcome information about your firm and submissions of your latest work . If you'd like to submit a recent project, please e-mail a brief description, some low-resolution JPEG photos, and presentation floor plans to editor Katie Gerfen

How to submit a product for publication:

If you're a public relations professional who wishes to send us information about a new building product, please e-mail your release and JPEG images to products editor Lauren Hunter


CUSTOM HOME mailing address: 
One Thomas Circle NW 
Suite 600 
Washington, DC 20005 
Phone: 202-452-0800 
Fax: 202-785-1974

Editor 
Katie Gerfen

Chief Content Manager 
Jennifer Lash

Chief Design Director
Aubrey Altmann

Group Editorial Director
John McManus

Contributing Editors 
Bruce D. Snider 
Cheryl Weber, LEED AP

Senior Web Producer
Spencer Markey

Senior Director, Print Production 
Cathy Underwood

Production Manager 
Margaret Coulter

Group President, Residential Construction 
Paul Tourbaf 

National Sales Director 
Edwin Kraft