Glass doors slide to open the inviting living room up to the exterior deck, which enjoys views of the surrounding wine country of Sonoma County. The homeowners also maintain a home in Tokyo, and the Japanese tradition of wabi-sabi, or the art of embracing imperfection, is at play in elements throughout the home, such as the stacked stone feature wall surrounding the modern fireplace.
In this Asian-themed dining room, elaborated framed wall art is positioned along one wall, while the dining table is flanked by six carved wood chairs. A black iron ceiling light hangs above the table, which has as its centerpiece a glass vase holding lush greenery.
A neutral color palette is highlighted by natural light and subtle yellow and red accents in this Asian-inspired living room. A white sofa with black sides is decorated with yellow and neutral throw pillows, and above the sofa, a long panel of artwork adds additional yellow to the space. A white coffee table, brown leather chair and tripod floor lamp complete the design.
Designer Elissa Russo creates this hallway focal point with a photograph in a burled wood frame to connect visually to the antique chest beneath. Alone, the photo would have been too small, floating in space above the heavy piece of furniture. But the trim and the carefully placed objects on the trunk create an eye-catching tableau.
Evening light highlights the warm landscape lighting on this patio. Lights shining up from the succulent garden reflect off the copper wall for a shining accent to the design. A blue and gray striped patio floor creates a light foundation for the calm, asian design featuring dark brown chairs with white cushions.
Designer Marie Burgos uses an intricately carved wall decor, a carved statue of the Hindu god, Vishnu, and a portrait of Gandhi to create a calm and peaceful entryway. Neutral walls illuminate the details of the elaborate wooden focal point.
A striking onyx sink is the perfect complement to this Asian-inspired powder room. Complete with gold fixtures, a freestanding vanity and a wood-framed mirror, this small bathroom is an elegant place for freshening up.
A wooden boarder extends past the red window perimeters for an Asian-inspired feel to this courtyard area. The red outlines give a pop of color against the softer, neutral yellow of the walls. Bright green leaves from the gardens lining the concrete walkway bring the area to life leading to the home.
Even the fencing is extraordinary -- all Brazilian handcrafted hardwood with bronze detailing. No matter which side of the garden they stand on, guests will enjoy views of the wood, stone paths and ornamental grasses.
The large pergola allows for plenty of shade in this outdoor space, while the lounge area is perfect for those looking to soak up some sun. This outdoor lounge includes plenty of seating and is perfect for large crowds.
These combined dining and living room spaces lend a Zen-like vibe with their light wood paneled vaulted ceiling, neutral stone fireplace and caramel colored leather armchairs and dining chairs. Circular chandeliers add a contemporary accent, while pops of red –– as seen in the sofa –– provide a bit of color.
This Asian-inspired powder room features a metallic tile accent wall, single vanity and niches in the wall to elegantly display art and orchids. The neutral color palette helps create a serene atmosphere.
After a day of sunbathing or swimming in the pool, this guest bathroom becomes the perfect space to freshen up. A large vanity keeps essentials like towels and soap close, while a glass door opens to the shower.
French doors open out onto the calm and unique look of this patio with outdoor seating. Dark brown outdoor furniture is topped with white cushions for a soft and inviting finish. A copper wall is a beautiful contrast to the neutral tones and matte finish of the striped floor and retaining wall.
Sometimes referred to as Zen, this style fuses elements from Japan, China, Bali, Vietnam and Thailand. Primary elements include open floor plans, exposed architectural elements and an emphasis on harmony and nature.