Blu® Homes Partners with Real Simple and This Old House to Launch the “Design Smart, Live Beautifully” Home Tour and Announce the Selection of Blu’s L.A. Breezehouse as the First-Ever “2014 Dream Home, Presented by Real Simple and This Old House”

April 21, 2014

This April through August, Join Real Simple and This Old House to tour four stunning Blu homes throughout New York and California.

VALLEJO, CA—April 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/—This spring and summer, design lovers and prospective home buyers will have four opportunities to tour stunning modern Blu Homes properties and discover inspiration to bring their own “dream home” to life, thanks to the launch of the “Design Smart, Live Beautifully” Home Tour, presented by Real Simple and This Old House.

The tour, featuring homes built in New York and California by Blu® Homes, Inc. (“Blu”), America’s leading provider of premium prefab homes, will give home design and architecture fans a unique opportunity to explore Blu’s luxury-quality, award-winning design. During the tour, participants across the country will also have the opportunity to attend private design seminars, where they can learn more about Blu’s revolutionary approach to integrating award winning design and premium green building.

In August, the home tour culminates with the unveiling of the Real Simple and This Old House “2014 L.A. Dream Home” in the Agoura Hills neighborhood of L.A.

The “Design Smart, Live Beautifully” Home Tour features four separate opportunities to tour Blu homes:

  • April 26, 27; May 3, 4, 10: Breezehouse® on Mare Island, CA
  • April 26: Breezehouse® in Copake, NY
  • June 2014 (dates TBA): Sidebreeze® in Healdsburg, CA
  • August & September 2014 (dates TBA): “2014 L.A. Dream Home”, a Breezehouse® in Agoura Hills, CA

Tour dates and details for all events can be found on the Blu Homes events page, with events running from mid-April through September. Blu Homes has partnered with interior design firm Monogram Décor to outfit the Mare Island Breezehouse for the tour. Other design partners and promotions will be revealed soon.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with two of our favorite magazines for the ‘Design Smart, Live Beautifully’ Home Tour,” noted Maura McCarthy, Blu Homes Co-founder and Vice President of Market Development. “We’re also excited to reveal that after the tour, the two California homes will serve as Blu Design Centers, which will provide our clients with the perfect place to spend time with dedicated Design Center staff while researching and designing their own Blu homes.”

The “Design Smart, Live Beautifully” Home Tour coincides with the launch of the 2014 model of Blu’s award-winning Breezehouse. The new 2014 Breezehouse is packed with luxurious features, including an even more spacious and open floor plan, soaring ceilings, new luxurious bathroom and kitchen options, and an upgrade to an extended Breezespace that expands the home to just over 3,000 square feet.

Real Simple and This Old House Group Publisher Charlie Kammerer noted, “We are very excited to be partnering with this innovative company, which shares so many of our brands’ values.”

For more information on the “Design Smart, Live Beautifully” Home Tour or Blu Homes, email Or, visit, follow Blu on Facebook ( and Twitter (@BluHomes).

About Blu Homes

Blu Homes is the leading provider of premium prefab homes in North America.

Designed in California and built in half the time of conventional custom homes, Blu homes feature soaring ceilings, walls of glass ‘letting the outdoors in’, luxury quality finishes, and integrated high performance technologies for convenient and comfortable living.

Blu’s proprietary information technology enables customers to create their unique home design online in 3-D, and receive a clear, full project price. Skilled craftsmanship and unique steel-reinforced building technology allow Blu to build beautiful, open-plan designs, ship them efficiently and complete them quickly for a simple one-stop process for its customers.

Built in its 250,000-square-foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Northern California, Blu’s inspired and nationally recognized products can be found from New York to the Colorado Mountains and the Pacific Coast.