Cast-in-place concrete walls support the roof structure of this stunning modern home, and the ceiling curvature brings focus down to the ocean view. Glass walls invite seamless indoor-outdoor living, while the use of a red motorcycle as an interior sculpture offsets the space with a burst of color.
A plush, tufted headboard caps this inviting bed with white linens and royal blue accent throw. A matching blue throw pillow in the window seat adds an additional pop of color. A textured area rug decorates the patterned hardwood flooring. A full wall of closet doors conceals ample storage place while giving the room a polished finish.
Pennsylvania bluestone treads are placed over Tennessee dry stack fieldstone for these patio steps. The wall and wall caps also are made of Tennessee fieldstone selected by Atlanta-based King Landscaping.
This Hume castle dining room features a Mediterranean style China cabinet with incredible word carvings. Two candle sconces are placed on each side highlighting the stone wall which adds to the Medieval influence.
To give these homeowners a place to eat outside, designers added an dining area with a grid of concrete pavers based on the dimensions of the back of the house, creating planting beds in the negative space. Designers also added low, concrete walls to frame the seating area, as well as darker gravel to give contrast to the concrete, breaking up the monochromatic expanse.
Cast in place concrete walls separate and create privacy in this stunning modern living room. Cherry wood strip flooring, curved and bent in a pattern matching the radial form of the home, and concrete circulation space runs the length of the open floor plan. Large sliding glass doors invite seamless indoor-outdoor living.
Adding statues creates dimension in front of flat retaining walls, says Linda Castle, owner of Decorated Designs, based in Marietta, Ga. She selected a series of Grecian figures that represent the four seasons and placed them on pedestals nestled among greenery against a wall in a pool area. The statues are iron, but were painted to be rust-resistant.
Glass walls invite seamless indoor-outdoor living in this chic Santa Barbara, Calif. kitchen. Cast-in-place structural concrete walls support the roof structure as the ceiling curvature brings focus down to the ocean view. Floating storage echoes the elevated kitchen island and influences the open feel.
The open plan kitchen and dining area in this industrial modern home lead to a unique, stage-like living room. Three walls enclose the small living space, creating a more intimate place for relaxing and socializing. Hardwood flooring is raised on top of cement flooring to further differentiate the room.
The industrial elegance of a cast-in-place structural concrete wall works with large sliding glass doors to create a stylish and sophisticated modern home gym. Floating storage keeps the room feeling open and airy.
A wall covered in chalkboard paint creates a place for the family to jot notes or doodle in this contemporary family-friendly kitchen. Gray quartz countertops, concrete floors and bar stools add to the industrial feel of the space, while white cabinets and pendant light fixtures add pops of color and texture.
This unique, modern living room offers a stage-like presence with three walls enclosing the small space and creating a more intimate place for relaxing and socializing. Hardwood flooring is raised up on top of concrete flooring, while pops of pink and orange add color to the industrial-inspired space.
This unique, modern living room offers a stage-like presence with three walls enclosing the small space and creating a more intimate place for relaxing and socializing. Hardwood flooring is raised on top of concrete flooring, and pops of pink and orange add color to the industrial-inspired space.
In the conference room, a large concrete table adds texture to the space. Around it, rest six natural saddle cab arm chairs that add warmth to the space, but also provide a comfortable place for designers and clients to discuss ideas and close deals. Decorating the walls of this space, two 17th Century Portuguese paintings hang proudly on the white wall, while a 20th Century portrait adorns the exposed brick.
This remodel was in conjunction with a few other projects in one residence, all in preparation for the arrival of a new baby.
The shower stayed in the same place, although the plumbing was moved. The toilet was moved to the opposite wall, and the sink was moved to the center of the bathroom. A freestanding tub was then installed on the opposite wall from the shower. Classic white subway tile on the shower walls and tub wall create a clean backdrop for the geometric pattern cement floor tiles.
Cherry wood strip flooring, curved and bent in a pattern matching the radial form of the residence, is a spectacular example of the attention to detail in this modern kitchen. High-end finishes, like the Cambria quartz countertops, offsets the industrial elegance of the cast-in-place structural concrete wall. Floating storage echoes the elevated kitchen islands and influences the open feel.
The Duchess Mansion is a landmark residence built in 1906 for a leading industrialist of the time and, at one point, was the home of a European Duchess. The walls are constructed entirely of cast-in-place concrete, three feet in depth.