This nature-inspired living room is connected to a lovely courtyard by a wall of glass framed by custom-made drapes. Colors, textures and even the height of furniture was kept down in order to highlight the view outside.
The open air dining room of this Point Lorna, California, villa home showcases the subtle charms of a European country estate, including this rustic dining table cosseted by cushioned, striped wicker high back chairs. The table is set with modern square chargers which complement the angle of the pendant lamp overhead. In the background, a fireplace warms the room while large windows frame a flourishing garden courtyard.
The entrance of this home is reminiscent of a the gates surrounding an ancient dynasty. Strong and elegant, the gates of this home certainly set a tone of grandeur. Included in this beautiful view is a piece of custom designed cast glass. It is visible from the Zen Garden on the other side and glows in the sunlight, furthering the grand feeling of this home.
This house perches in the hillsides of Austin, so to take full advantage of the incredible views, the architects organized the outdoor space as a courtyard. The views serve as the outer border; the main residence and studio enclose the other side.