This wider view from the home’s front door to the great room shows the black and white photography leaning on the shelves and how the entry creates a smooth transition from the front yard to the main living areas of the home.
The bi-fold glass doors also create a smooth transition between the great room and the exterior of the home, for a true indoor/outdoor experience. An oversized wall mirror with a matted gray metal frame and beveled glass sits above a rustic storage cabinet just to the right of the gas fireplace.
Easy outdoor living on the porch opens to a modern mudroom and adjacent bathroom area. Using similar tones and colors in both the indoor and outdoor areas unifies the spaces and creates seamless living from the home’s interior to the backyard areas.
Trellises covered in colorful mandevilla, which is tropical blooming until frost in the South, serve as a kind of doorway to help demarcate a garden path leading off of the lower driveway into the side yard of this Atlanta home.
The exposed beams carry over from the living room into the patio, creating a seamless transition between the two living spaces. The cream swivel chairs rotate for full enjoyment of the stunning views of the mountains beyond.
One of the garden's greatest strengths is its intuitive layout: guests enter off the kitchen, arrive at an outdoor dining table, then shift to a nearby sitting area for drinks before they end the night by the fire pit.
The transition from the dining area to the lounge area is seamless thanks to a smooth gray flooring. To further reinforce that connection, the landscape architects kept each space within the same color palette, too.
By outfitting the walkway with smooth stone pavers, the landscape architects created a seamless transition to the pool and lounge area. As the path opens to the backyard, this outdoor space feels like a hidden oasis.
The design of this elegant French country estate allows for the seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. On the first floor, all of the public spaces in the home are connected to the outdoor spaces by French doors.