This light wood credenza buffet, which features carved doors and orange table lamps, serves as an accent piece below an indoor balcony with rustic wood beam supports. Orange dining chairs flank the buffet and surround a nearby dining table.
This bridge connects both sides of the house with a glass balcony railing and a view to the living and dining room areas below. The windows overlook Texas Hill Country, and the vaulted ceilings give the space an an airy, open feel. The glass balcony railing provides a contemporary contrast to the more traditional design elements of the house.
The eight bedroom, nine-and-a-half bath house is nestled on two-and-a-half acres within the gated Makiki Kai estate. A spacious covered terrace blends outdoor and indoor living and frames the city skyline.
Situated beneath an indoor balcony, this great room's dining area exudes Southwestern charm. It features a long wooden table surrounded by ten wooden chairs with orange upholstery. A large neutral woven rug beneath the table helps protect the home's wooden floors from accidental spills during mealtimes.
This master bathroom has an indoor and outdoor feel with French doors allowing access to a balcony beyond the soaking tub. A graphic pattern on the balcony floor works well with the indoor tile floor. A modern, glass chandelier hangs next to the skylight for a great, bright pairing of natural and artificial lighting. A simple black duck outline picture breaks up the blank space on the wall.
This design studio boasts an angular cement structure with floor-to-ceiling sliding steel and glass windows that open up to the backyard for indoor-outdoor living. The guest bedroom on the top floor overlooks views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. This contemporary structure complements the main house that was designed and built 20 years prior to the design studio, but they work together seamlessly as if they were designed and built at the same time.
The multi-glass sliding door fully retracts to reveal the tennis courts from the gym. This creates a perfect indoor-outdoor experience. The roof balcony above creates a space for watching tennis matches, sunbathing and open air exercise surrounded by a pebble-landscaped rooftop to complete this versatile little building.
Clean lines and simple design create a minimalist backyard with swimming pool, outdoor kitchen and comfortable furniture to enjoy the Miami Beach coast. Floor-to-ceiling windows create a seamless transition between the indoor and outdoor spaces.
The curved roof of the home was inspired by similar ones the owners spotted on a camping trip to New Zealand. Natural materials and planters blur the line between indoor and outdoor living areas, drawing the tropical backyard into the home.
Prop up container plants on unexpected items, such as an old three-legged stool, to add height to a tabletop display. Although these plants are in the covered indoor space, the floral display could be moved to the balcony as well.