Known for the modern design that he creates for his clients, at home, Mikel takes a more restrained approach marked by the elegant use of small details and a love for historic cultural objects. The living room coffee table is a perfect example of his approach. The books are large enough to be attention-grabbers and they fit seamlessly, along with the table itself, into the room’s overall color scheme.
Encompassed almost entirely in glass, this contemporary conference room uses minimalism and sleek lines to create a calming and cool environment for meetings or solitary project work. A large contemporary conference table and office chairs with striking lines work effortlessly on an understated graphic area rug.
Hand scraped and hand stained white oak wood flooring and beautiful brown butcher block counters add details to the dining area. The open floor plan and modern minimalism highlight the functional and spacious design approach. The windows add more dimension and the outside becomes simply an extension of the interior space.
This modern bedroom exudes minimalism with the simplicity of the white linens on a wooden sleigh bed adorned with a leaf patterned throw pillow in green. The high peaked ceiling allow light to reflect in the almost exclusively white space. A white clear based lamp sits atop a unique wooden nesting nightstand.
A mix of natural elements blends harmoniously in the loft and stairwell of this modern and minimal home. From the concrete floor to the rustic wood accent wall to the natural wood ceiling, the surfaces help connect the home's interiors to its rugged natural setting. Citron bedding draws the eye to the light-filled sleeping loft.
Sweeping walls of glass blur the lines between indoors and out. This all-white living space is modern and minimal, with clean lines and massive windows that place the emphasis on the view. Bold hits of amber and citron in the furnishings stand out against the stark white palette.
With its tall exterior walls of glass, this modern bedroom gets a sweeping view of the surrounding rugged and hilly terrain. A natural wood ceiling provides an organic element that connects the space to the outdoors. A broad overhang, part of the flat, modern roof line, provides some shelter from the sunlight that streams into the space.
The casual and comfortable media room in this Lake Tahoe ski getaway features an extra-long modular sofa and a sturdy table perfect for game playing, puzzle building and casual dining. An integrated fireplace and wall-mounted TV are sleek and minimal on a long wall. The horizontal planes in the space draw the eye to the tall windows, which show off a spectacular mountain view.
Sleek, straight lines set the tone in this ultra-modern living and dining room. A white lacquer dining table for eight balances the all-white walls, which provide a gallery-like backdrop for an eye-catching abstract painting. The furniture's blue hue pulls straight from the art.