East meets west in this eclectic entry hall, which features a nail head-studded door, shouldered arch and original crown molding. A star-shaped flush-mount light fixture echoes the star pattern on the door. An original phone niche houses a sculpture from the owner's extensive art collection. French Colonial-inspired architectural elements are set off by the contrast brought by white walls and ebonized hardwood floors.
Located in the lush environment of Coconut Grove, Fla., this modern home is designed for a serious art collector. The white backdrop acts as a canvas for the owner’s collection of architectural photography, video installations and other cutting edge art pieces.
A sleek white home for a serious art collector, the Stein Residence is a light-filled gallery set amidst the lush landscape of Coconut Grove. The calm and minimalist living room provides an appropriate atmosphere for the owner’s collection of architectural photography, video installations and other cutting edge art pieces.
Though this contemporary home is designed with an open plan in mind, the great room is still divided into easily distinguished areas thanks to smart architectural features. The steel fireplace helps define two sitting zones, while the second-floor hallway helps demark the kitchen and dining areas.
A custom sawcut concrete patten throughout the main living area was painstakingly laid out to best accommodate all the angles and transitions throughout the rooms. The strong architectural lines are highlighted and enhanced by the interior details throughout every aspect of this space -- from the dramatic fireplace to the custom dining table, which was fabricated by the talented homeowner.
Provocative artwork in the stairway vestibule sets the tone for a layered, transitional living space with a distinct Hollywood Regency vibe. A cowhide rug and gauzy draperies blend with clean-lined upholstery and traditional architectural details. The neutral palette is restful and allows artwork and accessories to pop.
A large, square table for eight provides a cozy spot for al fresco dining on this sleek, modern patio. Built-in benches offer space for more guests, while a mod fire pit adds ambiance. A grassy expanse runs beside an enormous, elevated pool and hot tub.
Designer John McClain uses a rich gray tone on the walls of this formal living room. The rest of the home is very bright and feminine, so he brings in bright pink pillows and floral-printed draperies in pink, cream and gray to reflect the home's look.
A neutral, coastal bedroom gets a splash of cheer with blue-hued furnishings and sunny yellow accessories. White window treatments block light but blend with the off-white walls, visually expanding the space.
This master bedroom opens up to the en suite but still feels private thanks to a dividing wall and offset entry. The white faux fur throw softens sharp lines and brown tones in the contemporary design. A wallpapered built-in bookshelf highlights quirky decorative plates.
A frosted glass vessel sink and quartz countertop make this vanity appear to glow from within. The illuminated mirror does the work of sconces without taking up extra wall space. Tonal geometric-patterned wallpaper adds interest but doesn't overwhelm the small space.