A dormer on the south side of a renovated Austin bungalow contains two bedrooms. One of the bedrooms features a reading loft carved out of the attic space above the dining room. The intersection of the gabled roof and the shed dormers allowed us to wrap large windows around each corner, taking advantage of the “borrowed landscape”—treetop views that root the house to its site. Photo by J.C. Schmiel.
In a modern Venice house by Sebastian Mariscal, the guest bedroom, with furniture from Room & Board, overlooks the bridge above the dining courtyard. The home’s landscape architecture is by Ventura, California–based Jack Kiesel. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.
Custom hammered-copper tiles add texture and reflect light in the master bedroom of a Cape Town, South Africa, penthouse. The bed, steel-and-walnut side tables, and brass lamps are all custom-made by Cécile & Boyd’s. Photo by Elsa Young.