21380 Home Design Ideas and Photos

The entrance opens into a light-filled hall, with a Marcel Wanders chandelier and a Luna console table by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance.
Self-taught designer Tom Givone fixed up his 1882 row house in New York City over many years. In the parlor, he uncovered pocket doors entombed in sheetrock.
The grand entrance to Amizmiz House in Marrakesh.
“The bank of full-height windows brings in tons of southern light, but it also gives the stable a strong street presence, and it ties into the stick-built window pattern already established at the entry to the main house,” Schaer says. The locally-sourced Douglas fir windows and doors were provided by Lindal Cedar Homes.
A sectional designed by the residents joins a coffee table that Trey devised out of marble left over from a bathroom floor. The teak lounge chair by S.A. Andersen & Erik Andersen and Palle Pedersen for Horsnaes Møbler and the Jens Risom side table are both vintage. The painting is by Wesley Kimler.
Garden Avenue Renovation - Living Room
In the open-plan living area, a wall covered in Calico’s Lunaris Midnight—inspired by moonscapes and outer space—sets the tone for a vignette of darker furnishings, including a vintage credenza that doubles as an entertainment center, equipped with a Sonos Playbar.
Silvia just recently discovered a midcentury Scandinavian lounge chair at a vintage London market. It’s supported with elm wood and has been newly upholstered in 100-percent Wool Camira fabric. It sits next to an Ikea TV stand and a set of three photographs that Silvia and her boyfriend made themselves. Representing three places they love—Barcelona, London, and Ireland—they printed photographs they took onto metal.
family room with barn door
In the living quarters of Lightroom 2.0, Carpenter’s daughter Esme chats with her boyfriend, who is seated on a Milo Baughman Case Sofa.
The living room houses Carly’s grandmother’s chair, which she had recovered and reupholstered in a rainbow houndstooth fabric.
Kitchen Island
View back towards Entry and Stair
View to Deck & Little Round Bay
Stair Detail
Bay Elevation
Roof Deck
Front Elevation with Glimpse of Bay
Entry Walk
Front Door
The Ludemans poured their own concrete during the renovations.
The basement has been partially finished into a “bunk room” with four twin bed nooks built into the walls. The basement includes a small lounge area with its own TV.
The stairway leading to the loft bedroom.
There is a queen bedroom and full bath on the upper loft level that has its own deck and overlooks the woods and river.
The first floor contains another bedroom and full bath in addition to the modern living room, kitchen, dining room and bar.
A view of the living area from the loft.
The material palette consists of concrete, bleached flooring, pine plywood and lots of matte black and white.
Chieftain Chair designed by Finn Juhl in 1949
Every nook and cranny was utilized to save smartly save space and conceal clutter.
The sofa converts to a queen-size bed complete with a Casper mattress. Bedding tucks away neatly in the storage below.
The Independent Kasita is a model designed for individual placement and can be considered as an accessory dwelling unit.
Upstairs, a breezeway is used as  a workspace. Metal and glass louvers by Maxim bring light and air into the master bathroom.
Cole worked with two landscape companies, Sydney Organic Gardens and Pepo Botanic Design, to create the plant and vegetable gardens and other permaculture features.
A counterweight pulley system makes easy work of lifting the large glazed walls flanking the courtyard.
In the kitchen, an island on casters hides a trio of tables that can be configured in multiple ways both indoors and out.
The furniture is a combination of family heirlooms and newer items, such as the Hiroshima Woodseat armchairs by Naoto Fukusawa for Mjolk that surround the dining table. Two Glo-Ball pendants by Jasper Morrison hang in the living/dining area, while Drop 1 pendants by Peter Bowles light the kitchen.
Recessed built-ins made of Douglas fir were milled by TJM Custom Interiors.
Vince and Adrienne Murphy’s rural retreat is clad in gray shingles and gray-stained pine. “They wanted the cottage to meld into the woods and be visually quiet,” says architect Kelly Doran, who worked with Portico Timber Frames to build the 2,500-square-foot home.
The magic wall-disappearing act is accomplished by means of sliding glass panels, which the family tends to leave open almost year-round. Miharu Higashibata says she feels the new home has strengthened the family bond through shared activities like cooking and gardening.

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