The open floor plan in this Dallas, Texas penthouse is luxurious and full of architectural detail. A dining table fits beneath the metal staircase to the second floor, with oak hardwood flooring spanning the space, lit by floor-to-ceiling windows with city views.
Using a wide assortment of container plantings, comfortable patio furniture and architectural features to enhance this small space, K&D Landscape Management created a lovely outdoor grilling area and garden for city homeowners. Color, texture and a potpourri of plants produce a lovely, inviting and serene design.
With a view of the city straight ahead, these patterned chairs make a cozy spot to read or sip coffee in the morning. For a fun twist on traditional lighting, the Turnstyle team hung the candle holders on the wall instead of placing them on a flat surface as intended.
This Upper East Side New York City terrace is the ultimate outdoor living. A contemporary wood-and-glass pergola covers the long dining table, which enjoys prime seating for the flatscreen TV. An open outdoor seating area is surrounded by a lush garden and has stunning views of Manhattan.
This contemporary gray home office has sprawling city views with a large sitting area. The woven ottoman adds texture to the space and the striped rug parallels the beamed ceiling, making this well-designed space alluring and inviting.
SPG Architects’ renovation of a penthouse in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City features 860 square feet of terrace wrapping the apartment. The warm natural tones of the furnishings contrast nicely with the abstract neutral architectural palette. Photograph by Daniel Levin
That gorgeous bluestone continues into the backyard, where an intimate dining area and swimming pool give the owners room to unwind. With lush greenery all around, this outdoor space is easily a sweet escape from the city.
Credits: Architecture: Koffka/Phakos Design; Landscape Contractor: New View Landscape; Pool/spa and Masonry: Darin Marten Construction; Metal Work: Salvador Delgado