Our editors pore over thousands of house plans regularly, from modern farmhouses to charming Craftsman designs and cool modern layouts. Of those, these are their very favorites. What makes the cut? Open layouts, thoughtful storage solutions, and exceptional details. They’re also big kitchen fanatics, so don’t miss the roomy islands in these great designs. Exteriors display the kinds of touches that will set your home apart, like wide porches and outdoor entertaining zones. For more favorites, check out our exclusive designs and the newest floor plans.