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Tonic Design Tonic Construction is an award-winning modern design-build firm in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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The Crabill House

Tuned into its sylvan setting, this affordable green home in Hillsborough, North Carolina, is a modern take on the surrounding centuries-old structures.

By Diana Budds

Historic barns dot the countryside around Hillsborough, a region that traces its agricultural roots to the 1750s. So when John and Stacy Crabill contacted Tonic to design their new home, the firm gleaned inspiration from the local typology while taking things in a decidedly modern direction.

“They really trusted us to do something different,” says Tonic’s architectural designer, Katherine Hogan. READ MORE…