A glass wall with a pocket door fully retracts, opening this transitional living space to the outdoors and the breathtaking view. A marble fireplace, beamed ceiling and wide-plank French oak floors warm the space and connect to the Mediterranean-inspired architecture, while contemporary furnishings give the room a chic, up-to-the-minute vibe.
This lime green door with glass panels opens into a beautiful, open modern great room. Sleek hardwood flooring and white walls blend throughout the space. A gray room divider with cut-out shelves holds the mounted TV facing a gray sectional. A funky chandelier with a petal design hangs in the entryway providing decoration as well as light.
This cozy beachside bedroom features warm wood furnishings against a cool, gray and white backdrop. A long wall of glass offers a sweeping view of the Pacific Ocean, while a terrace gives the owners a spot to enjoy the ocean out-of-doors. A modern desk and comfy reading chair build maximum function into the space.
This sleek butler's pantry features high-gloss blue paint on nearly every surface, from walls to cabinetry to trim. Mottled glass fronts the cabinet doors, offering a peek at the artfully arranged glassware. The deep blue hue becomes an even more dramatic touch when juxtaposed with the white walls that run throughout most of this waterfront home.
This California home's interiors flow seamlessly with the exterior spaces. Large windows and French doors connect most the of the home to patio and swimming pool, but in the living room a glass wall completely disappears to create one large space that truly embraces the indoor/outdoor design.
A glass-topped dining table pairs with Eero Saarinen tulip chairs in this beachside dining room with sleek modern style. The home's all-white palette keeps the attention on the views, while sliding doors retract to open the unit to the terrace and the sound of the surf below. A mirrored backsplash creates the illusion of more space.
Gray tile and stainless steel accents set a cool tone for this contemporary master bathroom. A large walk-in shower is enclosed by a glass wall and door and also features small windows to allow for natural light. Rectangular gray tile is used throughout the tub surround, shower and floor for a cohesive, streamlined look.
This ultra-mod, open-concept dining and living space is all about the play of textures. Smooth, pale hardwood floors and walls of glass are juxtaposed with a stone partition and nubby area rug that bring warmth and interest to the space. The pattern of a modern globe pendant mirrors the textured treatment on a sliding door.
This two-story loft in Boston's South End features new walnut stair treads that lead up to the master suite. A folding door with frosted privacy glass opens the bedroom to the foyer, while a desk attached to a black metal railing creates a functional work area with a fantastic view of the play space below.
The design in the game room is a more masculine one, with darker tones and a rustically modern pool table. A wine cellar, customized with a sliding glass and steel door, houses the homeowners' collection of premier Crus. On the adjacent wall, framed album covers are hung to commemorate the homeowners' favorite music, giving the space a personal touch.
This bedroom earns a touch of the outdoors with sliding glass cherry wood doors that lead to the patio area. A carved wooden armchair with a plaid cushion and red pillow sits in the corner, while a taupe faux fur throw adds softness to the white bed linens. A black and white framed photo hangs over the bed.
This soft, neutral living room features a rectangular glass coffee table flanked by two plush velour sofas. An elegant archway beautifully frames a separate sitting area with two ivory tufted armchairs positioned in front of a black and white painting. A pair of doors just behind the chairs lead the way to the next room.
The open floor plan of this Westhampton home combines the foyer with the dining room and living areas. Blue-and-yellow stained glass pairs with the custom front door, which leads to the classic staircase. A Craftsman-style dining table and leather dining chairs contrast against the elaborate console that separates the living and dining areas.
The Nesbitts put the kitchen and main living area of their Charleston home on the second floor for a very good reason. "We did that so we could maximize our views," says Elizabeth. Sliding glass and metal doors open the living room space up to the amazing view of the Intracoastal Waterway. The light fixture is a repurposed marine buoy.
This kitchen packs a lot of punch, with plenty of workspace, open shelving, a breakfast nook, storage, uppers and even french doors! Custom color cabinets, reclaimed wood shelving, smoked glass uppers, matte black and brass finishes, and postmodern pops make this space completely unique. It's a fun space that's meant to be fresh, inviting, and playful without sacrificing any amenity!
Simply the cabinet placement can create a polished designer look. Using pairs, like these cabinets on either side of the high-end range hood, create rhythm, says Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, architect and designer with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. This inspirational luxury kitchen also has another smart idea, to replace upper cabinet doors with glass ones to create a display space.
The bathroom includes a chromatherapy tub and shower, steam shower, and gorgeous granite countertops. One unique shower feature: there is an overhead screen that can be set to replicate lightning, rain, fire, or even a summer day with clouds rolling by! Every piece of furniture and cabinetry was custom designed specifically for this suite, including the stained glass bathroom entry door.
A variety of unique textures and styles coincide in this eclectic white bathroom. Inspired by the natural landscape just outside, the space features a luxurious rock shower and stunning accent wall. Off to the side, a bathroom stall with saloon doors allows for privacy, while the stained glass mirrors contribute color and character to the neutral double vanity.