The Newport Beach, Calif., backyard is divided into multiple living areas. Comfortable lounge chairs flank one side of the sleek pool, while stone steps lead over the hot tub. A lush lawn is surrounded by native grasses and beautiful trees and shrubs. The fire pit adds a warm space to gather in the evenings.
A pool table and game table are treated to spectacular views in this contemporary beach house in Newport Beach, California. Throughout the home, intentional and innovative space planning fills the vast, open floor plan with a natural flow of intimate gathering areas designed to enhance the family feel within a grand residence. Black accents contrast nicely with white walls.
This vibrant blue and purple garden of perennials and annuals in Newport, Rhode Island, is framed by a classic Italianate pergola and a backdrop of evergreens, earning it an ASLA 2018 Honor Award. Trees in container line the walkway along the pools connected by a channel to a sitting area. The project is designed by Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture.
Dusty purple sectional sofas provide ample and comfy seating in the living space of this contemporary home in Newport Beach, California. Nearby, a second conversation area features an arrangement of casual, but equally comfortable chairs. Throughout the house, white walls serve as a backdrop for earthy neutral tones in textiles and furnishings. Broad windows provide great views of the bay.
Wide doorways throughout this sprawling Newport Coast, California, estate open the interior spaces to a series of covered and uncovered patios and courtyards. The entire home is designed for easy entertaining, and also to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor setting and panoramic ocean views. Here, a traditional lantern complements the Mediterranean architecture and contrasts nicely with contemporary and clean-lined furnishings.
The sleek home bar in this sprawling Newport Coast, California, estate could just as easily be inside a chic urban nightclub. The Mediterranean-style home is ready for entertaining both indoors and out, with multiple living spaces and courtyards that offer ample seating and spots for guests to gather. Behind this bar, shelving is uplit for a contemporary and striking effect.
A tucked-away butler's pantry has enough space for a contemporary pedestal table and four chairs, offering extra seating for guests in this entertainment-ready estate in Newport Coast, California. Stone walls and traditional lanterns complement the Mediterranean architecture, while contemporary furnishings update the look and feel for modern living. An adjoining sitting room offers another spot for guests to perch.
Intentional and innovative space planning was key to filling the vast, open floor plan of this Newport Beach, California, home with a natural flow of intimate gathering areas to enhance the family feel within a grand residence. In this white, contemporary bedroom, a partial wall divides the sleeping area from the sitting area. Broad windows in both spaces usher in natural light and spectacular views.
A complete renovation turned this formerly drab bungalow in the heart of Jamestown, a small island off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island, into a charming and functional cottage. The design team added a gabled dormer and covering above the front door, as well as a master suite at the rear. The home's style complements the owner's love of gardening, as well as its East Coast locale.
Sophisticated city living meets coastal casualness in this 12,710-square-foot new build on the bay in Newport Beach, California. Intentional and innovative space planning was key to filling the vast, open floor plan with a natural flow of intimate gathering areas to enhance the family feel within a grand residence. The design features a mix of styles that work together to bring character and charm to the contemporary home.
Wide pocket doors bridge the interior and exterior of this stunning Mediterranean-style home in Newport Coast, California. White walls form a neutral backdrop that extends from room to room, harmonizing the spaces. Clean-lined upholstery and sleek, contemporary accent pieces mix with traditional architectural details in the living room, while the kitchen features both rustic and contemporary design elements. French oak floors give the rooms a casual, livable vibe.
This luxurious, Mediterranean-inspired estate in Newport Coast, California, features more than 11,000 square feet of living space and loads of distinctive design details, including the hand-picked stones used both indoors and out. The home is also filled with interesting nooks and crannies, including the twisting stairway in an indoor chamber that leads to a wine cellar. The entertainment-ready house features an elevator, theater, pizza oven, and a pool and spa with an outdoor kitchen and cabana.
With a view of the ocean, this master bedroom makes for a pretty rough life for its owners to wake up to. This home in the heart of Newport Beach, Calif. is the perfect master retreat for... retreating! Keeping it light and bright with Venetian plaster and a tongue and groove ceiling gave this room the perfect texture and coastal feel. Layering in a canopy bed and sitting room with a double sided fireplace makes this room the most desirable space to relax in.
This may look like an elegant library in a private club or grand Newport mansion, but it’s actually an addition to a one-story, Mediterranean-style home in a small California town, added on where other people might have built a garage or game room. Patterned after a library in an Austrian monastery, the room was built to hold the homeowner’s thousands of volumes, as well as emphasize family commitment to literature and education, creating a reading respite and escape from a high-tech, digital world.