This simple, yet breathtaking table for six rests in just one of several outdoor rooms surrounding this Mediterranean-inspired retreat. Weathered, slatted chairs surround a sturdy, modern table, exuding a rustic-contemporary feel that characterizes this home both indoors and out.
Crisp white furniture and walls gives this formal living room a classic contemporary look. The gray, raised panel fireplace surround and onyx fireplace demands attention. Iron balustrades on the grand staircase echo the Mediterranean style featured on the home's exterior.
This bathroom's friendly Mediterranean style gets a contemporary upgrade with the neon lighting on the round mirrors and metallic sheen of the tile backsplash. The light wood vanity and stone floor are a casual, practical choice that also keeps the room feeling light.
Rich wood cabinets pair with exposed wood ceiling beams and wrought iron pendants to create a heavy, rustic vibe in this kitchen — a nod to the home's Mediterranean roots. Clean lines, such as the sleek waterfall countertop, update the space with contemporary flair.
Located in Lakeway, Texas, this incredible Mediterranean style home overlooks a great panorama of the surrounding hills. This is a perfect example of a transitional home embracing a cleaner, more contemporary look, while keeping a bit of old world warmth.
This contemporary home with Tuscan influences is made for both indoor and outdoor living. A covered patio steps down to a second patio, both with views of the bi-level infinity pool. Blue mosaic tile on the pool provides a pop of color.
With eight slipper chairs and a bar cart in the corner, it's clear that this Mediterranean-modern dining room is meant for entertaining. Two contemporary mirrors fill out the walls and reflect the natural light, making the space seem bigger and brighter.
This contemporary blue and green outdoor lounge offers the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors while cooling off in the luxury pool. The lounge decor complements the rustic stone Tuscan exterior of the home.
A large piece of contemporary artwork hangs above a gas fireplace to help add height to this living space. The art differs in style from the heavy, hand carved mantel which is a nod to Mediterranean design.
Large, open archways blend the indoor living room with the patio outside. A rustic stone wall combines with exposed wood beams and earth-toned furniture to create a Mediterranean style. A colorful bookshelf and glass coffee table bring in a touch of contemporary.
A tucked-away butler's pantry has enough space for a contemporary pedestal table and four chairs, offering extra seating for guests in this entertainment-ready estate in Newport Coast, California. Stone walls and traditional lanterns complement the Mediterranean architecture, while contemporary furnishings update the look and feel for modern living. An adjoining sitting room offers another spot for guests to perch.
Here's an example of the contemporary edge with a fresh vibe and lighter, brighter look that most buyers want, even on the most classic Mediterranean homes, according to top Los Angeles realtors Branden and Rayni Williams of Williams & Williams.
Mediterranean mixes with contemporary design in this large eat-in kitchen. The beautiful wood island features two prep sinks and enough space for four to dine comfortably. Additional seating with a long wood table makes this kitchen the place to entertain and gather with friends and family.
A wide, retractable glass wall opens this elegant dining room to the outdoors. Crisp while walls, arched doorways and a smooth ceiling with a domed recess combine to form a neutral backdrop for clean-lined, contemporary furnishings. Meanwhile, traditional lighting bridges the home's modern style and Mediterranean-inspired architecture.
Doors on the second level of the home open out onto an exquisite balcony, continuing the home's gray, taupe and tan color palette in the contemporary wicker sofa, chairs and coffee table. Mediterranean accents in the white railing and pillars are reflective of the home's overall exterior style.
Wide pocket doors bridge the interior and exterior of this stunning Mediterranean-style home in Newport Coast, California. White walls form a neutral backdrop that extends from room to room, harmonizing the spaces. Clean-lined upholstery and sleek, contemporary accent pieces mix with traditional architectural details in the living room, while the kitchen features both rustic and contemporary design elements. French oak floors give the rooms a casual, livable vibe.
Venetian plastered walls, cypress beams and custom-made wrought iron lighting set an elegant tone upon entering this traditional living room. Designer Troy Beasley mixes contemporary chairs, tables and accessories with charming Moorish art and rich, Tuscan hues. Tuscan style is known for its natural, earth-toned colors, like golden yellow, terra cotta and green for an airy effect in warm-weather places, and this ivory and gold color scheme provides just that.
This clean-lined, contemporary home was inspired by rural Mediterranean architecture. In this relaxed living space, massive, custom doors slide into pockets, opening the home to the outdoors and letting in loads of natural light. Neutral walls and furnishings are punctuated by natural accents and bright, modern art.