Sheats-Goldstein House: The Big Lebowski (1998), Bandits (2000) and Charlie's Angeles: Full Throttle (2003) each used this photogenic location. Built between 1961 and 1963 in a style described as "organic architecture." That coffered ceiling with tiny "drinking glass" skylights and the dividing wall of glass that merges the interior and exterior space -- this idea is pure Lautnerism. His stamp is everywhere, as Lautner, in the footsteps of his mentor Frank Lloyd Wright, designed all the elements: the lighting scheme, flooring, furnishings and windows.
This neutral powder room features a curved gray and white marble sink with chrome fixtures and just enough room for small decorative items, like a green glass vase. A mirror and matching set of sconces are positioned above, while a natural wood plank ceiling finishes off the look of the space.
Creamy white marble is used to create a sleek and spacious double vanity just opposite of a spa-like glass shower in this bright, master bath. A wall of floor-to-ceiling windows gift the modern space with copious sunlight while a door at the far end leads outside onto a private master patio.
Natural materials and walls of glass give this rustic living room the feeling of an outdoor space. A stacked-stone fireplace extends to the high, beamed ceiling, evoking an open, airy feel. Ample seating creates a cozy conversation area, and bunching tables have a sinuous design that reflects the nature scene outdoors.
White walls, a high ceiling and minimal decor give this room an airy and spacious look. Light bed linens give off a classic look with bright pop of color from the throw blanket and pillows livening up the room. A sliding glass door provides access to the connected balcony and lets in natural light.
This dining room features wall-to-wall windows, allowing natural light to illuminate the space. Two metal starburst chandeliers lend a fun touch, while plush blue chairs line the glass table. A neutral stone accent wall is paired with an exotic wood plank ceiling, while a brown console cabinet finishes the look of the space.
A modern catwalk provides a path through the upper story of this light-filled home. Large expanses of glass bring in loads of natural light, casting interesting shadows against sleek stone walls. A slatted wood ceiling adds interest, as well as an organic element that helps connect the house to its natural surroundings.
This island-themed bedroom leans on a neutral palette paired with vibrant green accents to create a lively room design. An exposed beam vaulted ceiling and cherry hardwood floors add an exotic touch, while floral throw pillows keep the decor fun. Sliding glass doors provide access to the deck with a waterfront view.
Ocean views are steps away from this open-design living room in Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach featuring floor to ceiling sliding glass doors with sheer white curtains, gray sectional sofa on a large gray area rug, slate blue accent chair and throw, fresh splashes of greenery, and a stunning media center framed by wooden beams.
This modern home is filled with fun and whimsy, from the bold, blue kitchen cabinets to the soaring wood ceiling to the oversize metal art above the sliding glass doors. White walls and clerestory windows open the space and give it a light, airy feel. A traditional rug grounds the modern dining table and chairs.
The walls in this stunning northern California home retract to completely open its interior spaces to the outdoors, connecting the modern, minimal home to its surrounding landscape. Natural materials like the wood ceiling further tie the house to its surroundings, while broad expanses of glass offer uninterrupted views in any weather. A fireplace wall creates a cozy seating area.
The placement of the bar helps keep the conversation flowing while cooking. The homeowners and guests can dine on the glass-top table or in the lounge area. The arched doorway connects to family room for easy access. Inspired by the vaulted ceilings, designer Bea Pila added handmade copper lanterns to cast off a warm and comfortable ambience.
A wood paneled ceiling is a beautiful accent strip for this hallway. Light hardwood runs in the direction of the hall leading past the sofa and glass sliding doors. The chrome legs of the stylish table are complemented by the chrome lamp base. Small pieces of art add a touch of personality and style to the clean design.
The shower stall in the master bathroom of HGTV Urban Oasis 2013 is clad floor to ceiling in a mix of tumbled marble and glass mosaic tile. A window, carved into the wall, provides views into the master bedroom and through windows beyond. A roller shade mounted above the picture window may be drawn when privacy is required.
Decorative cornice molding outlining the tops of these sophisticated kitchen cabinets work in harmony with the surrounding refined details, including the coffered ceiling, marble countertops and linear cabinet pulls. Built-in shelving provides easy access to favorite cookbooks without countertop clutter and using glass cabinet doors opens up the room, helping the space seem bigger and more alive.
Minimalist decor and furnishings allow the stunning water views to take center stage in this dining room. Gray-blue upholstered dining chairs pair with a simple black table and two glass hurricanes as the centerpiece. A white, drum-shaped pendant light suspends from the white coffered ceiling to bring additional lighting to the bright and airy design.
This open concept living room is made to feel even more open and inviting thanks to a soft color palette. Neutral furniture encircles a glass coffee table facing a white mantel and built-in shelving. A coastal display of pottery decorates the space with a stylish, beachy vibe, and a coffered ceiling completes the timeless design.
Blue-framed French doors open out to the front yard from this lovely cottage living room. A gray velvet sectional faces the glass coffee table and charming white brick fireplace. In addition to the brick fireplace and the wall that surrounds it, the white paneled ceiling with exposed wood beams adds texture to the room.