May 9, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Portland, Oregon - Mascord Living Spaces is the first app to be launched from the offices of Alan Mascord Design Associates (AMDA) - Portland's premiere home design company. AMDA's new magazine app includes feature articles, slideshows, video, and 360 degree revolving renderings for new home designs. The app - available for free download - also includes an easy to use menu system featuring interactive table of contents, page thumbnails, and a story view.
In the Summer 2011 edition - included with the app - The cover story and photo feature showcases 'The Senath', a beautifully crafted Arts and Crafts style home constructed by Castlerock. Other magazine features include 'The Rivoli Residence': The Story of Ray Rivoli's LEED(R) Platinum construction of 'The Abbott'; 'Kitchens Inspired By The Old World' : Creative kitchens combining modern technology with rustic flair, and more.
Gary Higginbotham, AMDA's marketing manager, graphic designer, and green building specialist created the new version in-house, with the support of the company's talented home design team. AMDA intends to produce fully interactive iPad versions of each forthcoming issue of the popular title.
Alan Mascord, the company's President, said: "We've always been on the forefront of innovation, both with our home designs and our use of technology. We think the iPad is a wonderful way to present our designs and we are delighted to launch this magazine at this early and exciting stage in the new technology's development. This app has functionality at its heart, with the opportunity to create a truly immersive experience for the reader and revolutionize the house plan selection process. It offers incredible value for money and should be the first app iPad-owning builders and prospective homeowners download."
AMDA's other titles include the popular had backed book 'Mascord Efficient Living' (ISBN 0978811313) available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later
* 3.4 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Mascord Living Spaces 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
Since 1983, Alan Mascord Design Associates, Inc. has been designing custom homes, stock home plans, and providing marketing and technical support to clients and hundreds of homebuilders nationwide. By balancing architectural perfection with the need to be practical, award-winning home designer Alan Mascord has assembled a creative team with the talent to identify trends in American home styles and the skills to translate them into designs that are beautiful, efficient and easy to build. Mascord's designs have gained national attention gracing the covers of magazines such as Builder, Better Homes & Gardens(R) and House Beautiful. Copyright (C) 2011 Alan Mascord Design Associates, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.