This two-story modern home located in Austin, TX, features three bedrooms, three baths, and gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the space. Contemporary designs are seen both inside and outside the home, like the contemporary style privacy fence with cactus landscaping.
The Autohaus is a home in Austin, Texas, that was designed as both a car collectors’ garage and a residence. The main bedroom is part of a 20-foot cantilever that seems to float above an open area that can be used for gatherings and automobile display.
Shiplap is a sought-after look these days, but one place to save is in the materials you use. Unprimed spruce is one of the cheapest options, says Austin Lineberry of New River Building Co., who found it at less than 90 cents per linear foot for this home project. Plus, he used shiplap instead of a tile backsplash around the cabinets, for a consistent look and cost-effective option.
In the middle of this Austin, Texas lot stands a live oak tree. Instead of tearing it down, designers decided to incorporate it into the design of the house, allowing it to be a focal point for the construction of this home. To include it as part of the living space, designers built a deck around the tree, giving shade to the house and the sitting area that rests around the tree's trunk.
To take this modern Austin, Texas home from drab to fab, designers used different colored paints to create depth and drama on the front of this home. The simple elevation of the structure required a unique color to highlight the depth of the home, so designers chose an orange color, highlighted by a neutral gray for the main part of the home and a brown for accents. These colors will carry into the home and create a fun, eclectic space on the interior as well as bring curb appeal to the home's modern facade.
With a contemporary Austin farmhouse style, this simple home is as stylish as it is efficient. “It’s intended to be a very contemporary landscape,” explains the house planner Jack Thomasson. “It feels very contemporary, clean and simple.”
The crisp, white galley kitchen in this Austin, TX, home features a sleek marble-topped island with maximum storage. The stacked oven and warming drawer is surrounded by white oak cabinetry that leads over to the gas range and hood.
The main living space of this casual yet contemporary home on Lake Austin is entirely open concept with rugs helping to delineate different areas. Sliding glass doors on both sides of the residence make it easy to entertain indoors and out.