What a quaint place to sip coffee or read a book -- or maybe both! Mature trees flank a low stone bench and are surrounded by low clusters of plants. The innovative, white-plank fencing brings privacy but still lets the light shine through.
Pavers in the entry of this Coral Gables, Fla., home are spaced closely enough for even ladies wearing heels to walk from the pavers to the front door. The landscape design project, by ArquitectonicaGEO, won an FLASLA Design Award.
This lofty living room creates visual interest via shape and texture. Curving furniture softens the room's boxy shape and is echoed by a globe pendant. Wood, leather, glass, even a large tree add life and layers to the style.
This spacious entryway features a stained wood farmhouse door beneath a row of upper windows and flanked by wide sidelights. A hall tree sits next to the door near a gray Oriental rug that covers the hardwood floor.
This sprawling backyard features two, modern seating areas with spare furniture that is signature of modern design. A string of outdoor lights hangs between two large trees that offer shade in the open space.