Art Meets Design in 7 Modern HomesModern furniture and architecture looks even richer when paired with a robust art collection. Look to these seven homes for how to create just the right synthesis. Slideshow New Zealand-born painter Stefan Dunlop and his wife snapped up a residence in Australia, 10,000 miles away from their previous London loft. The open-plan living room sports mid-century furniture classics alongside paintings by Dunlop. The louvered floor-to-ceiling windows, ceiling fan, and sliding deck doors usher in sea breezes and encourage good air circulation. Photo by Richard Powers.