When this kitchen was reconfigured to an open concept plan, it needed to be able to entertain. Answer: shelves nestled in between tower cabinets to make a handsome bar area. The backsplash is luxe chevron marble tile.
A window bench padded for comfort provides a spot for changing shoes. Cubbies below the bench offer storage for shoes and other accessories, with baskets in a tower of open shelves for organized storage of smaller items.
Guests are immediately introduced to the life from the bar. Original historic brick towers behind the bar to provide a dramatic backdrop, while an adjacent counter seamlessly integrates indoor and outdoor seats to draw energy from the street.
Almost like a mirage in the desert, this tropical flowing pool reflects its surroundings in clear, blue waters. The whole backyard maintains a resort styles feel with a curved pool, stone tower and tropical landscaping.
The dining room, located in the tower house at the Huston Family Estate, features floor-to-ceiling windows with beautiful views of outdoor scenery. A small wood dining table pairs with four modest chairs for a cozy, intimate feel.
Double glass doors open up to a tiny balcony over Paris, offering a postcard-worthy view of the Eiffel Tower. Streamlined furniture and bare, white walls keep the focus on the incredible view out the skylight window.
The second floor in the tower house is a 750-square-foot loft bedroom with a bathroom and walk-in closet. The balcony matches the gorgeous log beam and denim pine ceiling, which is a focal point of the home.
Enter this incredible red and white ranch home through a courtyard and up onto the front porch. The tower on the right houses the kids' and guest rooms. The stone area is a winding stairway leading to an observation deck.
Two sets of glass double doors let in tons of natural light and a perfect view of the Eiffel Tower. The modern eggplant-colored chair and purple duvet cover add a dramatic pop of color to this white, minimal bedroom.
REACH and RISE, two sleek, 43-story premier luxury condominium towers, are part of Brickell City Centre, Swire Properties' landmark $1.05 billion mixed-use development center transforming Downtown Miami's skyline.
In this cozy corner, bins hold stuffed animal friends and blankets; labels secured with clothespins are a cute and flexible way to tag what's inside. Colorful kids' books become part of the visual fun on a tower bookshelf.
On this penthouse-level roof deck, take in remarkable views of Chicago including Willis Tower. Planter boxes line the perimeter showcasing ornamental grasses. Hand-woven resin furniture and a fibercast fire table make for a cozy outdoor space on warm or chilly evenings.
The large dining room is perfect for entertaining intimate parties or grand scale events. It features a paneled, exotic wood ceiling, floor-to-ceiling frameless glass panels overlooking one of the terraces and southern views of Lincoln Center and the Freedom Tower.
While renovating, a nearby laundry room was relocated downstairs in order to improve the kitchen's overall layout. The new L-shape configuration made it much easier for tow people to prepare food together and more than doubled the room's storage and work surface.
A white picket fence stands guard at the front of this contemporary farmhouse. Complete with a tin roof, stone chimney and inviting front porch, the home is a picture of country charm. The third-story tower offers an unexpected twist in typical farmhouse design.