With the holidays fast approaching, and all of our inboxes flooded with holiday shopping emails, it's important to take a step back and remember that this season is about gratitude and paying it forward. Here at Samsel Architects, we have created a culture of giving that is built in to the values of our company. Service to our community is at the core of who we are. We practice giving every year by encouraging our staff to volunteer their time for local causes, by donating a portion of our net profits to local organizations, and providing pro bono design work. Our

  This light-filled modern farmhouse in Mill Spring, North Carolina serves as a relaxing refuge for its owners. The home is tucked in the countryside on a horse farm with rolling pastures and beautiful mountain landscape. Our clients wanted a home that would be cozy for them and their dogs but could also maintain a comfortable feel when hosting extended family and friends. Our clients chose the Polk County property for the existing horse facilities on site, as well as the broader equestrian community near by. There was an existing house on the property that was beyond repair which gave us an