Rustic Contemporary Open Plan Kitchen and Dining Room
The goals for the kitchen were to open it up so that it felt larger and to incorporate functional storage space. Taking the upper cabinets to the ceiling helped make this space appear taller and fulfilled the storage request. The backsplash tile was blended with the cabinet color to further heighten the room, while the cabinetry was kept simple to complement the open concept. The overall style is contemporary yet rugged, incorporating natural materials and a grey-brown color scheme.
This unique home office provides an unobstructed view of the outdoor park by using glass to create the desk. The green Eames chair mixes perfectly with the modern design and blends in with the floor-to-ceiling window.
A dramatic entry to the garden features large native and tropical trees to help hide the view of the property from the street. Horizontal fencing, sculptural palms and large masses of tropical understory all help to create the sense of a lush, expansive entrance.
Beautiful flowering plants and manicured hedges surround the sophisticated crushed gravel patio and koi pond. Hand-stacked stone above the waterfall mimic architectural elements found in other parts of the garden.
Pattern and texture bring layers of interest to this small and functional home office, from the herringbone wood floors to the paneled accent wall. A red desk chair stands out as the main hit of color in the clean, modern space.