Many of the rooms in this Hawaii residence feature walls that melt away, connecting the inside to the home's incredible surroundings. Here, the dining area opens up to the picturesque entrance walkway and pond.
Multiple seating areas make maximum use of this open, yet private poolside cabana in New York. Traditional architectural details tie the structure to the main house nearby. The finished surfaces of the cabana are wrapped with Versatex, a weatherproof PVC material, to ensure that it stands up to the elements.
This Mediterranean stone patio offers several seating areas. There's one by the fireplace, one by the water feature and one with a view of the big sky above the home. A tile roof and classic turquoise columns on the home complete the look.
The man in this time lapse photo demonstrates the open-air design of this living room. A large glass wall opens to a covered patio. A light strip stretches across the ceiling, casting a warm glow over the white sofa, orange leather armchair and glass coffee table.
Large windows that open to create to provide access to sprawling outdoors spaces, add an open-air benefit to this neutral great room. A brown wicker sectional and ottomans with neutral cushions provide ample room for relaxing, while the mountain view, pool and waterfall add the appeal of outdoor life
This guest house great room features an open concept living, dining and kitchen space, but it also opens up to the outdoors with Weiland doors on two main walls. Guests can enjoy the wonderful mountain air while relaxing indoors or out.
This spa-like bathroom is flooded with natural light as a result of the slatted rooftop, allowing a touch of the outdoors to peek its way through. A drop in bathtub surrounded by neutral stone and tropical plants provides a spot for relaxing, while a large window frames a glimpse at the stone walls in the adjacent room.
This open concept patio allows immediate access to the backyard area, while still providing overhead coverage. Neutral tiles are featured throughout and stainless steel outdoor furniture adds a sleek touch. A nearby stone staircase boasts a glass and stainless steel railing, complementing the overall look of the space.
This light and bright kitchen features a pair of large sliding doors that open the space to an outdoor patio area, making it easy to transition between the two spaces. Sleek white cabinets are paired with exotic wood accents, while polished concrete floors add a modern finishing touch.
The Olson residence after the addition of a master bedroom retreat by licensed contractor Chip Wade. A chandelier hangs over the bathtub for a dramatic and elegant look. The couple will also enjoy the separate vanities in the spacious and open bathroom. By finishing the incomplete attic space, Chip Wade was able to design a spacious retreat for the homeowners to escape to when the house is feeling too crowded, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room.