The owners of this redesigned 1960s split level home wanted the garage apartment to have as much character as the interior of the main house, so they hired designers to create a rustic, craftsman oasis with modern touches. The walls and ceilings are swathed in wood that reflect the woods that surround the home, while the bed is nestled into the walls of the small space. Gray French doors separate the cozy sleeping quarters from the rest of the house.
Exposed wood beams makes an architectural statement overhead, while large windows provide beautiful views of the outdoors. Sleek furniture brings contemporary style, but is comfortable and family friendly.
This major condominium remodel combined the penthouse unit with an adjacent two-story unit in the historic cable building. The new floor plan opens the kitchen up to the dining room and intimate seating area. Each window features a gray cushion and red throw pillow for a comfortable window seat.
Two-toned cabinets create a striking contrast in this luxurious kitchen. Architectural details, from the coffered ceiling to the classic moldings, evoke traditional design, while the space is grounded by hardwood floors.
This Craftsman-style home has a large, inviting front porch accentuated by architectural details and woodwork. The low-pitched gabled roof, exposed beams, and stone and shingled siding are hallmarks of Arts and Crafts design.
Brick red paint makes the unique, slanted awning above this patio pop. The home's modern profile is juxtaposed against its soft, leafy surroundings, while large windows and ample outdoor spaces connect indoors and out.
A cozy corner bath sits directly under two windows, offering skyline views and tons of natural light. Crushed stone flooring creates a spa-like experience. Sleek, minimal vanities keep the bathroom looking clean and modern.
This remarkable contemporary home located on Coronado Island in San Diego uses split-level, cantilevered architecture in stark white to grab attention. Terraces, balconies and large windows keep the residence firmly connected to its gorgeous setting.
This sunny stairwell gets its distinction both from its big picture window and its unique, coral-inspired chandelier. The hardwood landing is decorated with a graphic rug in a bold yellow that complements the colors used throughout the house.
Transom windows let in natural light without compromising privacy. Gray penny tile floors mimic the dot pattern on the frosted glass door. The floating vanity's flat panel wood cabinets break up all of the blue surfaces.
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 modern home is situated to take great advantage of its leafy, sunny site. Broad windows capture a view of tall trees and rolling terrain. A cantilevered deck adds design interest and outdoor living space.
This stunning living and dining space features floor-to-ceiling windows that offer a peek at the sprawling waterfront view. Contemporary touches, like glossy neutral stone floors, zebra print dining chairs and a black patchwork cowhide rug complete the look of the space.
This great room's sleek, minimalistic design puts the focus on the incredible skyline view outside the floor-to-ceiling windows. Recessed, cove and track lighting make table and floor lamps unnecessary, therefore freeing up floor space and keeping the space uncluttered and open.
This clean, modern home features a unique facade with a continuous line that wraps from one level to the next. Broad picture windows offer a glimpse at the modern interiors, and artfully placed lighting casts the whole house in a warm glow.