Made from northern white-cedar and bamboo, this quiet pavilion beautifully complements its woodland surroundings. A small reflecting pond and lush vegetation all around ensure that the owners will want to sit and enjoy this space for hours.
Though the koi pond and reflection area are located at the center of the lowest level of this modern Dallas home, the creative layout of the second level allows natural light in, adding to the serenity and drama of the space.
Landscape design firm Siol added a berm to create an intimate space for reflection and meditation in the backyard of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. A crane was used to lift a 15-year-old, drought-tolerant coastal live oak tree into the mounded area, which is lined with cedar shingles.
Inspired by the tranquility of traditional Asian gardens, this stunning multicolored round river stone walkway encourages an intentional, quiet reflection. The meandering shape of the path defines the surrounding green spaces, while the varying sizes and textures of the stone promote concentrated steps, causing visitors to slow their pace and relax.
Designers filled this fun, eclectic home of the NYC fashionista homeowner with bold, luscious fabrics, colors and statement pieces. For example, the homeowner's previously owned sectional was recovered in scrumptious green velvet, and a chunky. A funky, oversized mirror was placed between the sectional and the wall to reflect all of the room's gorgeous natural light. Designers mixed these features with other bold patterns, colors and textures to create a bold, exotic space that makes the owner feel right at home.
This kitchen features hickory wood cabinetry, establishing the room's subdued neutral palette. A hallway connects the kitchen and other social spaces to the retreat room, a space designed for quiet reflection.
Nestled in the heart of Hume Castle, this quaint courtyard provides a space for quiet reflection. Beneath the Mediterranean tile, elegant Gothic arches create visual interest and complement the circle of trimmed hedges.
Comprised of clean lines and encircled by smooth stones, this modern courtyard feels zen and invites quiet reflection. Small trees layer the landscape as well, giving the space a touch of greenery and shade.