This stylish hallway features dark brown and neutral terrazzo floors paired with Douglas fir wall paneling. Black steel supports are secured to a wall in order to suspend a thick sheet of frosted glass overhead, creating a tunnel-like effect.
The warm feel of the loft's Douglas fir and pine timber beams is carried into the kitchen via wood shelves, barstools and even the cutting boards. The shelving is open, letting the handsome ceramic dishes be an integral part of the decor.
Beautiful greenery carefully draped around this chandelier is an instant way to make it ready for the holidays. On the table, decor is rustic and pretty: simple neutral Christmas trees, sprigs of fir trees and pine cones.
The new fireplace surround features the same travertine that was used in the kitchen. The mantel was fashioned from an 80-year-old Douglas fir beam that purchased for $25 at the local salvaged building center.
This serene bedroom features Douglas fir paneling on the walls and ceiling, in addition to recessed lighting and gray concrete floors. Neutral bed linens add a soft look to the space, while a decorative sliding glass door allows the room to feel open.
Chip and his team from Elbow Room designed a functional, open concept kitchen and sitting area for the Williams family. Complete with plentiful storage, a wood fired pizza oven, and plenty of seating, this kitchen is the perfect place for entertaining and every day life.
Japanese design sensibility is simple, tranquil and based on natural materials. Because it uses ancient principles of visual harmony, it isn’t likely to overstay its welcome in your home. This peaceful Zen bath created by Tenhulzen Residential is anchored by a Japanese soaking tub and fir woodwork.
Due to the irreplaceable nature of Biltmore House's architecture and antiques, no heavy equipment is used to transport or position the massive 35-foot Fraser fir. Instead, the crew carefully raises it using ropes and pulleys, carefully avoiding the Banquet Hall's chandelier.
Think of your outdoor space as an extension of your home. This thoughtfully designed backyard is an excellent example. Here, a Douglas fir pergola provides structure over the back patio, while the composite decking connects the entries of the house acting as an outdoor hallway.
Transom windows, sliding doors and picture windows bring the outdoor wine country vistas into this inviting dining room. Though furnishings have the modern style that the homeowners love, their materials offer the organic touch that relates the space to the Douglas fir ceiling beams and trim and the surrounding property.
Exposed beams made of Douglas fir and pine were one of the elements designers preserved from the loft's original architecture. They serve as a jumping off point for the many other natural elements used throughout the home. Here, in the kitchen, marble waterfall countertops and simple, dome-shaped pendants are so pretty.
To create the custom kitchen table, designers use the bases for two vintage Saarinen Tulip table. Then, they added a reclaimed Douglas Fir top. Surrounding the table, designers brought in ten vintage Hans Wegner chairs, and for the finishing touch, a Lindsay Adelman chandelier gives the space a splash of modern design.
The exterior of the lake house is defined by materials like locally milled douglas fir, eastern white bark on cedar planks, poplar bark shakes and New Baltimore Stone that was quarried close to the project site. In turn, the home feels perfectly in tune with its environment.
A natural, vertical grain fir wood wall acts as the oven mount, accent wall and room divider. White laminate cabinets create a smooth, modern look and provide ample storage for an organized room. A long window separates lower and upper cabinetry and lets in natural light to add to the brightness of the room.
For structural reasons, the designers of this kitchen remodel had to keep this wall that leads into the dining room. To make it more interesting than sheetrock, and play off of the homeowners' love for all things industrial, they created custom steel panels and used reclaimed fir for the beam and post.
A trio of Tibetan water carrying vessels are repurposed as pendant lights in this inviting kitchen in Sonoma County, Calif. The lights complement the exposed Douglas fir ceiling beams and the sweeping views of wine country, while the porcelain island countertops and modern dining chairs provide a juxtaposition to the natural elements in the space.
Dining alfresco can be as elegant as indoor dinner parties, especially with a space as chic as this rustic outdoor kitchen and dining area. Blue stone tile grounds the space, while distressed Douglas fir beams on the ceiling and knotty cedar cabinets in the adjacent kitchen give the space a true Old World feel.