The vineyards of Napa Valley are renowned across the globe for more reasons than one and a journey through the landscape leaves you absolutely enthralled. It is this scenic backdrop that plays host to the fabulous on the outskirts of. Designed by Jørgensen Design the stylish contemporary residence is clearly demarcated into two zones with one being clad in stone and the other draped in cedar.
Inspired both by the architectural roots of the house and contemporary trends the new structure aims to bring together the present and the past in a cheerful and seamless fashion. A private entry through the courtyard leads to the main living area even while leading you through a lovely reflecting pool that is connected with the swimming pool. The use of large retractable glass doors ensures that every room in the house is visually connected with the courtyard and the outdoor lounge. If you have seen the timeless design of Case Study House #22 you will quickly notice the inevitable parallels!
Cozy and comforting the living area with its corner fireplace plush rug and smart seating options sets the tone for the charming dining space and kitchen in white. Shelves and wall storage units are kept to a minimum and even the existing units seem to blend in with the backdrop effortlessly. A snug bedroom modern bathroom and game room with pool table complete this attractive Danish home wrapped in natural goodness.
Accomplishing precisely this with color and class Ganna Design turned a 30-year old house in Taiwan into a gorgeous and engaging modern home. Inspired by those multi-colored windows that one sees in churches and the choices of the homeowner’s two little daughters there is no shortage of vibrant richness inside.
A former barge dating back to 1909 this buoyant Stockholm abode makes the most of its industrial past with decor that complements its seafaring features. The easy breezy interiors are filled with light thanks to a skylight and some original porthole windows while navy and aqua accents contrast nicely against crisp white walls.