Living Room Embraces Wine Country Vistas, Wabi-Sabi Tradition
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.
Asian and Persian Touches in Simple Modern Dining Room
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.
Bright, Asian-Inspired Living Room With Beige Sofa
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.
Gray textured walls surround a black dining table and chairs. A modern chandelier illuminates the gold-framed art and brings out the brushed gold details in the adjacent art pieces, while a green floral centerpiece accents the oriental design.
Lovely patterned benches offer comfy seating in this Asian-style outdoor living area. Green and red throw pillows add a colorful texture, while a pair of wooden coffee tables provide a place to set food and beverages, making it a great spot to entertain.
Modern Asian Living Room With Beige Sectional and Red Wall
A red wall, symbolic of good luck in Chinese tradition, anchors this living area. Low, neutral furniture with built-in side tables sits above a silk handmade Cha-Cha rug by Formaonline.com. Artwork by the architect provides a finishing touch.
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.
Landscape Lighting Illuminates Asian Patio and Copper Accent Wall With Intertwined Birch Trees
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.
The focal point of this peaceful bedroom is the custom-designed cherry wood platform bed, along with matching floating nightstands and a wall-to-wall dresser. A carved wooden armchair with a plaid cushion and red pillow sits in the corner, while a wooden Zen sculpture is featured on top of the dresser.
Asian-Inspired Outdoor Dining Space With Wicker Armchairs
Pink cherry blossom centerpieces add a touch of color and a beautiful Asian detail to this outdoor dining area. Wicker armchairs pair beautifully with the smooth dining table. The design is simple yet very effective for a relaxing outdoor space.
A steel-and-cedar pergola was constructed as a shady respite in the back of the yard, and a dining table added for outdoor entertaining. Nearby, a fountain made from an oversized planter bowl makes meditative background music.