The entry courtyard provides a natural extension to the living room. Tiled in silver-speckled sandstone, its stacked steps echo the home’s minimalist, rectilinear design. The patio’s only furniture is a set of vintage lounge chairs. “These were chosen for their diaphanous appearance, because we didn't want anything obstructing the beautiful exterior views,” interior designer Joshua Rice says.  Preston Hollow by Laura C. Mallonee