The bare bones of the great room were kept, including the charming exposed wood ceiling. But simple white and wood furnishings and beautiful hardwood floors make the space fresh and friendly. Sliding glass doors all along the back wall add easy indoor outdoor potential.
Sleek black and white decor keeps this home office simple, meditative and comfortable. Floating shelves and a curved dresser take storage up and off the floor while a chic armchair offers an ideal space for brainstorming.
This so-charming Mediterranean home had lost its personality over years of remodels that didn't take advantage of the home's pretty architecture and location. The new owners gutted the house to the studs and created a warm, comfortable residence for their family of four.
In this light-filled blue-and-white kitchen, a mix of materials helps break up the large expanse of the central island and define its multiple functions. For the prep zone, designer Kathleen Walsh chose Vermont White Quartzite while watershed-finished walnut warms up the breakfast bar area.
This sophisticated guest bedroom, its color palette inspired by the clouds and sky, includes extraordinary amenities including a bar area, walk-in custom closet and ensuite bath. And then there's always the view.
In the bathroom, rustic wood panels add lots of texture and dimension behind the vanity, especially in contrast to the room's crisp white palette. Marble and mosaic tile flooring add further layers of visual interest.
An open floor plan adds to the home's light, airy mood, especially paired with the neutral palette. A coat of white paint makes elements like the brick fireplace and wood ceiling feel ethereal instead of heavy.