The Capitol Hill Residence stair is centrally located in the light filled entry hall. Overhead is a sloping translucent roof that fills the core of the house with daylight. In order to maintain the function of this space, the stair needed to allow light to pass though it and filter all the way into the basement. In addition, we wanted to maintain a visual lightness to the stair through the use of materials and a simple, yet elegant form.
A long, clean-lined fire pit is flanked by matching outdoor sofas, creating a fun, fabulous spot for relaxing in this Tuscan-inspired courtyard garden. Strings of lights run overhead, creating a ceiling of sorts that makes the space feel even more cozy. Lush plantings add to the courtyard's Mediterranean feel.
Contrasting dark walls and white wainscoting set the tone in this contemporary dining room. Luxurious seating and glimmering tabletop decor soften the straight lines of the table, which is made from Canadian reclaimed wood planks and an industrial steel base. Overhead a multibulb light fixture warmly illuminates the space, while a gallery wall of framed photos adds a personal touch.
If you love the “idea” of a woodsy lodge but prefer your interiors light and bright, this look is for you. White-washed rafters overhead paired with tongue and groove paneling keep the room from feeling drab while the shag rug, live edge coffee table and nature-inspired wall décor give it a distinctively masculine vibe.
The large island brings useful countertop space to this open design kitchen. A pair of circular chandeliers bring a cool, industrial influence to the midcentury modern style. Charcoal gray bar chairs pull out the gray coloring in the tile backsplash as well as the exposed beams overhead. Glass doors allow natural light to flood the room and intensify the bright, airy look.
You would expect a lot from the master suite closet of a $35 million dollar Beverly Hills home, and you’d get it here. More spacious than some people’s entire apartments, this closet features a flat-screen TV, a fireplace, bathroom fixtures, a small refrigerator and a grand leather chaise. An overhead skylight lets in natural lighting, while recessed lighting and a modern, crystal-draped chandelier provide illumination at night. Light wood floors and dark wood shelving give the feeling of a luxurious retail showroom rather than a closet, befitting this 15,500-square-foot mansion just a stone's throw from the luxurious Beverly Hills Hotel. Shelly and Avi Osadon, the husband and wife duo behind SEE Materials and SEE Construction, created the home.
"We had been using our garage as a dumping ground for tools, lawn equipment, toys and discarded furniture for years," says designer Suzanne Dingley of Suzanne Dingley Interiors. But when her husband started his own business, the couple realized they had the perfect spot for a home office. They installed new windows, doors, floors, drywall, lights and insulation. "The garage had a peaked ceiling with rafters, which we chose to make a feature to bring some character to an otherwise rectangular box." Replacing the overhead garage door with two sets of French doors brought in light and charm.
Two panels covered in colorful floral fabric create the headboard for this bed. Each panel has a mounted light overhead attached to the frame. Layered pillows continue adding color and pattern. Two green pillows match the green bedspread, followed by two red accent pillows, one with a lobster, and a black and white patterned pillow finishes the bed.