With soaring ceilings, unexpected bursts of bright colors and soft, cozy textures, this living room from the HGTV Dream Home 2014 blends everything there is to love about modern mountain living. This gray and yellow living room is a tasteful, inviting space space filled with natural light.
A rustic tongue-and-groove pine door, accented with black steel strips, is a preview of the materials used throughout this modern mountain house. Slate tile runs from the front porch through the foyer and onto the back patio, creating the feeling of one large, indoor-outdoor room.
With soaring ceilings, unexpected bursts of bright colors and soft, cozy textures, the living room of HGTV Dream Home 2014 blends everything there is to love about modern mountain living. Steel collar ties support the weight of the roof and, paired with glue-laminated wood beams, offer a striking visual element.
Glass walls offer an uninterrupted view of the sleek, modern interior of this Lugano, Switzerland, home. The house looks out onto sculpted courtyard. On one side, a sleek, white fence offers privacy, and on the other, the home's hillside orientation opens it to sweeping views of the surrounding lake and mountains.
A recent addition to this Phoenix home is cantilevered over the red-rock mountain and lower patio, preserving the outdoor living area. The addition includes a modern version of a Juliet balcony, offering the bedroom inside a view of the valley below and skyline. Underneath the structure is a shady spot for the grill and a dog-washing area.
A color palette of muted gray, cream, black and vibrant yellow tells a modern mountain design story in the living room from the HGTV Dream Home 2014. A leather ottoman serves as a coffee table in the space, but can be cleared and double as seating when entertaining guests. Raised wooden trays offer a flat spot for electronics, food or drinks.
With soaring ceilings, unexpected bursts of bright colors and soft, cozy textures, the living room from the HGTV Dream Home 2014 blends everything there is to love about modern mountain living. A soft, shaggy wool rug with a subtle Moroccan-style pattern anchors the living space, defined by a collection of furnishings — both traditional and contemporary in silhouette — that partner to create an eclectic look.
Knowing that his clients wanted a building that had presence in and subservience to the wild landscape, architect David Coleman and his team designed the building forms to be angular and elemental, not unlike the surrounding mountain peaks. The result is a dramatic design that's deceptively simple, deeply rooted in the site and unexpectedly crisp and modern.
“I’ve always imagined spending a snow-filled Christmas in a cozy mountain cabin, so I decided to pretend that’s where we were hanging out when I created this tablescape,” says Katie Nathey of Mountain Modern Life.
“Most of the table decor came from shopping our home,” Nathey says, “such as the vintage Mason jars and candle holders.” The napkins were made out of leftover fabric, and she added liquid gold leaf to glam up thrifted glasses.