If you live in a dry environment with plenty of sunshine and cool nights, the desert modern look may be a perfect fit. Characterized by simple, low-slung lines, rough textures and classic Western patterns, desert modern is a good mix of contemporary and classic touches.
The location of the dining room works well with the rest of the home’s modern floor plan. “I like that it’s just steps away from the butler’s pantry that leads straight to the kitchen,” says project manager Scott Branscom.
Clean lines and a cool color scheme makes this guest bathroom an attractive modern space, perfect for a long shower or quick clean up before heading out to enjoy all the popular outdoor activities available in this scenic Whitefish, Montana community nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park.
Sunsets are sweeter from the back deck of this reimagined 1970’s home. Modern upgrades enhance the home’s architectural angles and additional outdoor seating from the pergola dining area to the covered outdoor kitchen make it easy to entertain and enjoy the beauty of the Northwest year round.
Galasso has somehow managed to make an 160-year-old home in Atlanta's Adair Park seem fresh and modern. "I love dark colors on the wall" says Galasso of this parlor in a rich forest green that beautifully contrasts with the white walls and molding in the main living room. Galasso says her two splurge items when it comes to home design are faucets and light fixtures.
Like many of the rooms in this home, the kitchen, dining and family room feature floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a stunning view of the city skyline. A modern dining table and chairs make casual dining a cinch, while sleek white cabinets and stainless steel appliances complete the minimalistic look of the space.
White-washed wood tile feels light underfoot and keeps the space from feeling too dark and cave like. The custom herringbone tile found behind the sink is also used around the bath for a pop of texture without feeling busy or overwhelming.
Matching metal and wood chairs line the outdoor bar to provide ample seating for an alfresco breakfast or end-of-the-day cocktail. Placing the outdoor bar under the covered area of the deck maximizes when the space can be used even if it’s raining or snowing.
Savannah College of Art film professor Steve Stanley and his partner, shopSCAD director Joe Bush who both graduated from SCAD, live in a 1957 midcentury home in the Sylvan Terrace neighborhood of Savannah brought beautifully back to life with the help of the team at Hallett & Co. which oversaw the restoration.