What Style of Timber Design is Best for You?

Design is very subjective and influenced by many factors including your personality and self-image. This guide will touch on some examples of general messages and themes, give you an adjective-noun screening exercise, and finally ask you to define the style of your home or future project.

You are the expert and biggest contributor to your home’s message.Your values will be reflected in your home. If you do some introspection into what you stand for, you will find that many of the adjectives used to describe yourself can be applied to your home

Nouns and Adjectives
Read through the following list of nouns and adjectives aloud or by
silently scanning each word, and try to be non-judgmental in your
reading. Use a stream-of-consciousness approach, so that you let
the words be simply registered but not thought about. Circle the
words you like ( Form instructions – MULTI COLUMN, MULTI SELECT)
Examples:
Active
Antique
Castle
Cautious
Centered
Chic
Classy
Collection
Congruent
Controlled
Country
Diverse
Easy
Effective
Exclusive
Flexible
Formidable
Fresh
General
Generous
Hardworking
Helpful
Homestead
Industrious
Inoffensive
Inspiring
Jagged
Local
Meticulous
Modern
Neutral
No-frills
Plain
Practical
Private
Random
Random
Refuge
Relaxed
Rustic
Secluded
Secure
Sensible
Setting
Shelter
Simple
Solid
Spontaneous
Sprawling
Stylish Open Prairie
Subdued
Territorial
Thoughtful
Towering
Unshakable
Upstanding
Utilitarian
Vast
Vibrant
Welcoming
Well-meaning
Well-planned
Wise
Worn

Defining Your Taste
STOP! DO NOT PROCEED. Make sure to complete step one before turning the page. Otherwise, you may distort the results and shortchange yourself!

Review the previous list and put a check next to the word in this list, if you circled it in the previous list. The column that has the greatest amount of check marks is the category that fits you the best. It is rare that you would end up with checks in only one category, but this will give you a good indication of where your tastes lie.

(Form instructions – Multi-column, multi select)
Active
Active
Antique
Castle
Cautious
Ccollection
Centered
Chic
Classy
Congruent
Controlled
Country
Diverse
Easy
Effective
Exclusive
Flexible
Formidable
Fortress
Fresh
General
Generous
Hardworking
Helpful
Homestead
Industrious
Inoffensive
Inspiring
Jagged
Local setting
Meticulous
Modern
Modest
Neutral
No-frills
Open
Plain
Practical
Pragmatic
Prairie
Private
Random
Refuge
Relaxed
Rustic
Secluded
Secure
Sensible
Shelter
Simple
Solid
Sophisticated
Spontaneous
Sprawling
Stylish
Subdued
Territorial
Thoughtful
Towering
Unfettered
Unshakable
Upstanding
Utilitarian
Vast
Vibrant
Welcoming
Well-meaning
Well-planned
Wise
Worn