The exterior of the home was repainted in a rich ebony to lend a more sophisticated, clean look. With a dark color palette, the large angular windows and glass doors have more visual weight, especially at night. Exterior details like these sculptural sconces become that much more appealing with a dark backdrop.
Fireplace Focal Point with Effortless Tile and a Family Heirloom Painting
To update the fireplace, designers replaced the original hearth tile with tile that feels effortless, as if it had been there forever. To make the feature special to the homeowners, it features a family heirloom painting that completes the design's natural feeling for the family.
This vintage 2-unit building was transformed into a contemporary single-family home. Instead of walls, walnut and light oak cabinetry of varying heights delineates the kitchen and dining area, the den and living area.
The transition between indoor and outdoor spaces is so graceful, it's almost indiscernible. Here, a glass door slides into the limestone wall and completely disappears to connect the kitchen with a covered porch that includes a grill and fireplace.
Wood Coffered Ceiling, Leather Dining Chairs And Built In China Cabinet in Midcentury Modern Dining Room
A pair of skylights and large windows let natural light brighten the sleek wood finishes in this dining room. Leather chairs and a sturdy wood table create an organized and sophisticated dining set up. Track lighting highlights a built in china cabinet with glass doors. Wood beams create a deep coffered ceiling overhead. A sage green rug subtly ties the room into the surrounding grass and courtyard.
Midcentury Modern Formal Sitting Room with White Knoll Boucle Couch
Since this is the first room guests see upon entry to the home, designers went for the wow factor in this formal sitting room. The teal walls and bold rug are fantastic statement pieces that make the space feel warm, but the real treasure in this room is the sofa. A thrift store find, the homeowner wanted it reupholstered in white fabric, but feared that a young child and a dog would destroy the elegant fabric. Eager to make the homeowner's dreams a reality, designers tested many different fabrics for their durability and livability, and the classic Knoll boucle was the winner.
Retro Kitchen With Buttery Yellow Countertop and Checkered Floors
The homeowner wanted a retro kitchen with modern conveniences, and Jackson Design and Remodeling delivered with a sunny, yellow space that straddles both the 19th and 20th centuries. Buttery yellow appliances, tile and flooring recall the past while providing all the function of today.
Designed to emphasize the natural beauty of its vineyard setting, this kitchen shows its architects' dedication to using materials that are not only beautiful and durable, but that make a low ecological impact. The kitchen countertops are Red Ironbark timber with a clear sealant and waterfall edges.
A modern, minimalist and midcentury-style kitchen with natural materials. The homeowner loves white and initially wanted an all-white kitchen. But because she feared that it would be hard to maintain with her two kids, she went with natural walnut cabinets instead, along with a few white cabinets and white countertops. “This way she would not have to feel as though her kitchen had to be in perfect condition,” says designer Kristianne Watts.
The elegant master suite boasts a large sleeping space with room for a king sized bed, two nightstands, a console table and a dresser. Adjacent to this space, a luxurious master bathroom adds the perfect space to relax after a long day.