Rich teak accents and a blue ceiling are unexpected elements in this sleek, modern residential spa bathroom. A unique lighting feature bathes the room in neon-blue light while free-standing marble sinks serve as additional focal points in this space.
French architect Jean Nouvel's first New York project, 40 Mercer was previously conceived as a luxury hotel. But the stylish building set on SoHo's historic cobblestone streets, is now a luxury apartment building featuring residences with stunning downtown views. Building amenities include underground parking with direct access to residential elevators, meaning any celebrity residents (actor Daniel Radcliffe and designer Marc Jacobs both own apartments in the building) will enjoy a completely private entrance and exit from 40 Mercer.
A cozy outdoor seating area is illuminated by LED string lights in a modern courtyard. A high privacy fence creates a sense of seclusion under the shade of trees original to the space. The garden was installed in December 2014.
Three Hundred Collins, the first luxury residential development in Miami, is a five-story, 19-unit property nestled within the vibrant and stylish community of Miami Beach's South of Fifth neighborhood.
This clever Japanese shoji panel closet runs along an entire 20-foot wall and has no side panels, so there’s plenty of room for clothes, a home theater, boxes, household goods and more. It was designed by Hanson Hsu of Delta H Design Inc., who used natural tone basswood with “Synskin” as a new technology substitute for delicate paper. The classic shoji design allows a beautiful contrast to the exposed wood trusses and concrete floors of the modern residential structure.
A fluffy pouf and chandelier’s round globes are fun-loving features in an urban Atlanta condo designed by Wake + Loom. The living room also has a leather couch, criss-cross floor lamp, a geometric rug and container plants.
A custom-fabricated metal gate separates the front yard from the modern courtyard. The designer knew the gate had to be interesting enough to stand up to the 5-foot-tall concrete walls on either side, so they designed a self-latching gate. The gate, fabricated by Dennis Schleder, weighs 300 pounds.
The Estates at Acqualina, a Mediterranean-style luxury residential development, is an extension of the renowned Acqualina brand. It features 5.6 acres of grounds and gardens will boast lush landscaped gardens, multiple infinity pools, a FlowRider® for surfers, a basketball court, a bocce court, a dog park, soccer field, a romantic beachfront restaurant and 502 feet of Atlantic oceanfront with Five Star beach and pool services.
This residential kitchen boasts commercial flair. Functionally, the room was laid out to maximize prep space for cooking; visually, the sense of immense space was heightened by using three different types of engineered stone for the backsplash, the countertop and the island topper. The neutral background is broken with a dash of bright orange in the light fixtures — an easily changeable feature when you're in the mood for a different color. This impressive kitchen with was designed by Poggenpohl team Tedd McKee and Rosemary Porto in collaboration with architecture firm CUBE 3 Studio.
The modern, gray sofa and chairs are ideal for conversation in this sleek sitting room, complete with warm wood paneling on the ceiling overhead. Crisp curtains drape alongside of sliding glass doors and draw the eye to the picturesque pool views.
A self-latching steel gate creates an eye-catching entrance to this modern courtyard. The 300-pound gate spans the space between the 60-inch tall concrete wall. The gate, which was custom fabricated by Dennis Schleder, matches the modern rustic style of the planter box and courtyard within.
The homeowners, guests and pets can relax on outdoor furniture accented by throw pillows within the shady seclusion of a tall, wood privacy fence. The homeowner had a vision for transforming the space, which was already partially enclosed by a fence and concrete wall, into an outdoor courtyard for entertaining on warm summer evenings.
A modern update to a mid-century home in Denver includes a driveway with crushed marble, weathered steel, blue fescue grass and neon green sedum 'Angelica'. Three Sixty Design describes it as "a mid-mod palette with a twist." The project, completed for less than $20,000, won a 2014 merit award for residential design under $100,000 from ASLA Colorado.