A big picture window creates a sunny eat-in nook in this transitional California kitchen. The all-white cabinetry is sleek, modern and topped by thick-cut white marble. Tumbled tile underfoot gives the room a casual vibe, as does the striped fabric on the benches that accompany the picnic-style dining table.
To access their woodland retreat, the owners need only to leave their home behind and cross a rustic footbridge. With trees and plants all around, the space promises to be an escape from the fast-paced nature of modern living.
A dining bridge connects the common and private wings of this modern home. From the interior of the dining space, guests and homeowners have a beautiful view of the pool and outdoor entertaining space to enjoy while they eat.
This striking Malibu home has a wide-open floor plan that emphasizes the view outside the glass rear facade. An open-plan kitchen is divided from the living space by a peninsula with a modern waterfall countertop, matching that of a central island. Modern art bridges the kitchen and living room, while a cozy seating area takes advantage of a sunny space by the dining terrace. White walls and floors provide a neutral backdrop, keeping the focus on the view.
To blend modern and traditional elements in this seating area, Right Meets Left Design used a William Morris print from the 1800s on the accent pillow, which incorporates the same color palette as the modern abstract painting. The transitional style of the chair and floor lamp helps to bridge the gap.
The rough-hewn walls and brick ceiling lend an old-world elegance to this sitting area off the wine cellar in this 11,400-square-foot California estate. Sleek glass doors and a chic bar cart bridge the old with the new and give a nod to the home's contemporary interior design. A lantern overhead fits the nature of the space.
To create a sleek, polished look in this kitchen, veneer cabinetry pairs with a porcelain tile backsplash whose colors are a visual bridge between the room's light and dark hues. Cabinets: UltraCraft Cabinetry; Microwave: Thermador; Range: Jenn Air; Countertops: Cambria Quartz
Smooth curved edges create a unique and calming shape around this modern swimming pool. A small bridge leads to an island area with modern covered hammock seat stretching out over the water. Palm trees give a tropical feel and natural life to the patio.
An ocean inspire floor mural gives a beachy vibe to this modern swimming pool. A wooden deck surrounds the smooth, wavy shape of the water. A small bridge extends into an island featuring a modern white hammock with petal cover. Palm trees complete the tropical feel and add natural color.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, the primary challenge for Kevin & Celine's family home was maintaining a balance between the heritage of the house and incorporating a modern design. Designer Jillian Harris bridged the border between modern and historical by choosing a modern version of tile for the backsplash, which is traditionally black and white. The Caesar Stone counter tops are a quartz composite. The cabinets were built to store Celine's many cooking pots.