This modern hilltop home in Healdsburg, California, features a contemporary swimming pool nestled amidst the natural landscaping. The sleek, rectangular lines of the pool mimic the home's clean-lined modern architecture. A wide-open dining space allows the homeowners to enjoy the home's stunning views.
The kitchen and adjacent dining area's design was drawn from nature and the home's midcentury modern architecture. Ikea cabinet boxes with mahogany and color block fronts made by Semihandmade were budget-friendly without sacrificing style. Bespoke ceramic light pendants are by Heather Rosenman.
A contemporary patio of a coastal California home uses concrete pads surrounded by colored gravel and massed succulents, which can be a low maintenance microgarden option. Grounded Modern Landscape Architecture designed the award-winning space.
Eclectic and organic, this light-filled modern living room features a mix of textures and a soft, neutral color palette. Blue accents form a thread that runs throughout the spaces. A three-sided fireplace is a strong architectural element, and its stone surround fits with the home's mid-century modern architecture.
Tri-level decks make the most of this California home's outdoor space while adding living area for a modern family. Sliding glass doors on the top floor, pocket doors in the center and a roll-up garage door at ground level are flexible and fit with the home's unique, modern architecture. The bold pink, yellow and teal color palette reflects the fun personality of the owners.
An elegant water feature with a period sculpture lit at dusk provides dramatic visual interest and acts as an audible screen to street sounds. The award-winning design by DWY Landscape Architects of the property in Sarasota, Fla., harnessed the strong planar forms of its mid-century modern architecture to create equally bold exterior spaces.
Contemporary furnishings create contrast when set in a historic home. Designer Shelley Cahan combined a simple, white canopy bed, crisp white trim and olive-toned accents in the bedroom of this 20th century home for a look that is both modern and timeless.
This California kitchen features an earthy palette made up of natural elements that add texture and interest. A long, paneled wall offers open and closed storage and gives a nod to the home's mid-century modern architecture. A stone fireplace wraps around to service both the kitchen and living area. The design team removed a wall to open up the kitchen, adding this center island with a quartz waterfall-edge countertop.
Pavers fit into a Southern California home's odd-shaped outdoor area, which also needed privacy from nearby restaurants. This coastal home had an available landscape area of about 1,100 square feet. The award-winning design by Grounded Modern Landscape Architecture captured as much useable outdoor living space as possible.
In the courtyard gallery garden at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, landscape designer Megan Van Linda pays homage to the Venice Biennale, the biennial, internationally acclaimed exhibition of contemporary art in Italy. A custom mural by San Francisco artist The Apexer and a modern lounger add contemporary flair to the Italianate architecture of the home.
From the outside, this home communicates historically accurate New England coastal architecture, yet the sunroom appears to be enclosed by a fully glazed wall similar to those found in more modern architecture.
Landscape designers for this home took their cues from the house's midcentury modern architecture. Walkways, stairs and brick walls aim to be a peaceful, attractive transition through the gardens up to the front door.
Wouldn't you like to be here? Imagine kicking back on the plush white sofa (which brilliantly echoes the home's modern architecture). The airy feeling is complemented by the glass railing that enhances an uninterrupted view of the water.
Over the course of three weeks, what was an outdated kitchen from the 1960s was transformed into a bright and happy heart of the home that honors the home's midcentury modern architecture with a fun, family-friendly vibe.
This contemporary Laguna Beach house is party-ready, with parking spaces for guests built right into the site. The modern architecture features a mix of stacked stone and concrete in a palette that blends in with the Southern California landscape.