A custom stone bench was added to this white modern spa bathroom to be used both inside the shower and outside in the dressing area. The floating vanities are separated into his-and-hers areas to help it feel like a real spa-like retreat.
Stepping onto the back patio reveals a spacious outdoor sitting area. Here, guests can lounge on any of the weatherproof benches or warm up by the fire pit after a day of swimming. Recessed lighting overhead illuminates the space for use in the evening as well.
Small, vertical tiles create visual interest and pattern on the exterior of this modern shower. A metal bench with two slabs of stone fits perfectly against one side of the wall to complete the minimalist design.
This former foyer was converted into a family room by removing the exterior door and adding a rustic stone tiled fireplace. A teal sofa and throw draped over a pale yellow midcentury modern armchair add pops of color to the space, while a brown leather bench serves as a coffee table.
Custom bench seating surrounds this welcoming fire pit, creating a great space for conversation any time of year. The fire pit and benches are lit from below, drawing the eye to the space and increasing its warm, cozy vibe. Well-placed stones create a sculptural focal point in the backyard beyond.
In a round foyer with a stone floor and faux painted dome ceiling, designer Judy Hodgens used a modern leopard print bench and petite bronze sculpture. The space, which was 12 feet in diameter in the 1928 home, was decorated for a Historic Macon Design House in Georgia.
A modern stone-and-glass fire pit surrounded by built-in stone benches and patio chairs with neutral cushions offers a place to enjoy Utah mountain views. Durable, composite decking, with the look of weathered clapboard, serves as the base for this dynamic space. (HGTV Dream Home 2012)
Decorative modern lighting adds a splash of contemporary to this rustic mountain retreat. Wood and metal mix together for a nature-inspired staircase, while exposed stone and wood add organic texture to the space. At the bottom of the stairs is a pair of cowhide benches for seating.
Simple luxury describes this large, open shower with cream and beige marble wall tile and inlaid stone medallion flooring. The built-in shelves and bench are attractive and functional additions to the space.
A bright blue tile accent wall at the back of the shower adds color to this modern bathroom. A black stone floating bench matching the countertop covering sleek white vanity cabinets. A polished white pedestal sink adds a smooth circular shape to the sharp corners of the design. Gray marble floor tile blends the black and white together for a cohesive look.