A wide, retractable glass wall opens this elegant dining room to the outdoors. Crisp while walls, arched doorways and a smooth ceiling with a domed recess combine to form a neutral backdrop for clean-lined, contemporary furnishings. Meanwhile, traditional lighting bridges the home's modern style and Mediterranean-inspired architecture.
To let in tons of natural light as well as create an elegant indoor-outdoor space for the homeowners, designers had a fully retractable third wall installed in the master bedroom. This wall opens onto the semi-private master patio to give the homeowners easy access to their relaxing spaces.
The walls pull back at this modern home to open the living and dining room up to the natural elements. The wooden ceiling extends out to create a simple covered patio with concrete blocks set in a natural rock bed. Light colored furniture keeps the space calm with orange accent pieces adding pops of color to bring the design to life.
This space's main focus is the relaxing beauty of nature, so designers added two sitting areas to be enjoyed by the couple. One of the sitting areas is outdoors, giving the couple the option of enjoying their views outside. Another way for the couple to make the most of their space is with the retractable glass walls that designers added to the room. These walls can be rolled away to allow in a cool breeze, or they can be easily closed to keep out the cool weather.
This modern white farmhouse bedroom combines indoor and outdoor living with a retractable window wall open to the exterior patio sitting area, and has white exposed beams and rafters, white bed linens, and neutral upholstered arm chairs for seating.
A simple solution for the clothes you can't throw into the dryer? A tried-and-true clothesline. This retractable option from World Market takes up just a couple inches on the wall yet provides eight feet for hanging shirts, pants and more.
This library space was once a sea of wall-to-wall green with gold accents and cluttered bookshelves. Now, the space is elegant and calming. The home's original molding and wainscoting has been restored and highlighted in this sleek, new design, and the bookcases have been cleaned up and stocked with myriad books. The luscious, overstuffed furniture gives the family a great place to relax and read, but this space has also been equipped with some tech savvy gadgets, such as a projector with a retractable screen, so that the family can watch their favorite soccer matches in style.
This contemporary bedroom features a sliding glass wall that opens the room completely to the pool and courtyard beyond. The bedroom and bathroom are integrated, and the all-glass shower helps visually expand the space. A brick wall surrounds the property, providing privacy.
This luxurious master suite has an exciting feature-the space can either be an outdoor oasis or an indoor getaway. Designers thought it would be a shame to waste the couple's magnificent mountain views, so they planned a way to bring the outdoors in. The windows that make up the walls of the master suite are retractable, giving the couple options with their space.
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.
Windows close into a pocket in the wall to fully open this living room to the outdoors, inviting in a view of the serene swimming pool and Pacific Ocean beyond and promoting air flow through this San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, home. Neutral, low-profile furnishings offer a comfortable spot to relax while keeping the attention on the stunning views.
A retractable wall completely opens the living space of this Mediterranean contemporary California hacienda to the outdoors. A covered patio features a dining table with seating for twelve, while a poolhouse services the in-ground pool.
Retractable walls instantly expand this modern living and dining space into an outdoor living area. The sleek design is carried out through the patio, where a gas fireplace adds warmth and coziness during the cooler evening hours.
Retractable walls leading to the patio and floor-to-ceiling windows fill with this great room with plenty of sunlight. Large, gallery-style walls make this the perfect place to showcase artwork or enjoy the natural art right outside the windows.
Jetted water features adorn this sleek swimming pool, part of a backyard oasis adjoining this contemporary California hacienda. A poolhouse provides indoor space to enjoy the outdoor view, and a wide covered patio offers a great spot for dining al fresco. A retractable wall between the patio and living area blurs the line between indoors and out.