Various textures and coastal tones add beauty and interest to this open family room featuring indoor/outdoor living. Shades of tan, brown, blue and white give the space a calm feel, providing a great place to relax and unwind.
Warm mahogany paneling adds to the comfort of this contemporary living space, built to take maximum advantage of its Northern California views. Furnishings and lighting are by Caterina Spies-Reece of CSR Design. The angular, modern sofa is from B&B Italia.
The sisal area rug defines the cozy sitting area and adds warm texture to the space. Cushy poufs provide extra seating to the comfortable sectional and cane back armchair. A wall of French doors bathe the bright white space in natural light.
This multi-functional space perfectly fits the family perfectly. A comfy, gray sectional, upholstered ottoman and playful striped slipper chair create the TV viewing area, while brass étagères flank a coordinating TV console house metallic woven baskets that act as toy storage for the kiddos. Finally, a cream lacquered and brass desk was placed against the back of the chaise sectional where the homeowners can catch up on work while their kids watch a movie or play within eyesight.
Soft gray walls and coffered ceiling create a cohesive design for this multi-functional space. Neutral furniture in elegant lines create a timeless feel to the rooms, while contemporary light fixture lend a modern note.
A square tufted ottoman serves as a coffee table and optional seating in this light-filled, family-friendly living room. The cheery blue and white color scheme is punctuated by pops of yellow, and a stylish mix of pillows adds color and comfort.
By removing a wall, the designers were able to open up the living room and make it feel much more inviting. A fireplace anchors the space, with its brick painted white to match a wall in the kitchen -- and make the two rooms look even more cohesive.
A generously sized room provides spaces for both relaxing around the fireplace and dining with friends. Rather than resting below one of the specific zones, a large area rug helps delineate the space separating each zone.
The dining room and sitting area connect, creating an open living area for the family. A gray area rug ground the seating area, which combines a black leather sofa with cozy armchairs and a tufted leather bench.
While the majority of the home is bathed in a cool blue color, the family room brings warmth to the home. To add texture to the space grass cloth covers the wall, making the space a cozy place for the family to relax and enjoy each other's company.
This gourmet chef's kitchen opens up to a large family room, making the space the true heart of this Bel-Air, Calif., home. Traditional cabinets are paired with beautiful marble countertops, while a large center island provides plenty of extra counter space.