Contemporary Home Brings the Outdoors In

Large windows not only fill this striking contemporary home with natural light, they bring the outdoors in. FINNE Architects created a minimalist design with an emphasis on natural materials to create an organic feel perfect for the home's woodsy setting.

Photo By: copyright Benjamin Benschneider

Photo By: copyright Benjamin Benschneider

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Photo By: copyright Benjamin Benschneider

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Photo By: copyright Benjamin Benschneider

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Photo By: copyright Benjamin Benschneider

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Photo By: FINNE Architects

Contemporary Home Exterior With Large Windows

This updated home exterior features light wood paneling paired with ample windows, allowing the home to appear open and inviting. A peek into one of the windows shows off the stylish living room with a sitting area and stone fireplace.

Contemporary Home Exterior With Large Windows

This stunning home exterior features light wood paneling paired with large windows, allowing a peek into the interior spaces, like the master bedroom and bathroom. Surrounding evergreen trees give the home a private, secluded feel.

Contemporary Living Room With Neutral Armchairs

Skylights and large windows keep this living room light and bright, and also offer a view of the surrounding evergreen scenery. Neutral midcentury-modern armchairs add a stylish, earthy vibe and provide a cozy spot for relaxing, while a wood-paneled vaulted ceiling finishes off the look of the space.

Contemporary Living Room With Wood-Paneled Vaulted Ceiling

This stylish living room features earth-toned furniture, including the brown leather sofa and neutral midcentury-modern armchairs. A brown striped area rug is positioned under the glass coffee table, while the vaulted wood-paneled ceiling features a skylight, allowing natural light to filter into the space.

Contemporary Open-Plan Kitchen and Dining Room

These spacious kitchen and dining spaces feature custom-milled cherry cabinets, vaulted ceilings and terrazzo floors. Large windows keep the space light and bright, while stylish pendant lighting illuminates the rectangular dining table. Weathered steel walls add an industrial touch.

Contemporary Custom-Made Cabinets With Decorative Sculptures

These custom-milled cabinets feature a combination of light and textured wood panels with a medium-brown wood backdrop. Metal animal sculptures and a fruit basket provide a decorative touch.

Contemporary Kitchen With Raised Breakfast Bar

This spacious kitchen features custom-milled cherry cabinets, vaulted ceilings and gray terrazzo floors. Large windows keep the space light and bright, while the kitchen island boasts a raised breakfast bar, allowing room for casual dining.

Contemporary Hallway With Frosted-Glass Overhang

This stylish hallway features dark brown and neutral terrazzo floors paired with Douglas fir wall paneling. Black steel supports are secured to a wall in order to suspend a thick sheet of frosted glass overhead, creating a tunnel-like effect.

Contemporary Bedroom With Sliding-Glass Door

This serene bedroom features Douglas fir paneling on the walls and ceiling, in addition to recessed lighting and gray concrete floors. Neutral bed linens add a soft look to the space, while a decorative sliding-glass door allows the room to feel open.

Contemporary Double-Vanity Bathroom With Forest View

This serene bathroom features a large double vanity with a neutral countertop and natural wood cabinets. Just beyond the contemporary pendant lights is a large glass window with a stunning forest view, creating a rustic vibe. A spacious glass-enclosed shower is positioned next to the vanity.

Custom-Milled Cherry Bathroom Cabinets

The renovation of this Seattle home included the use of custom-milled cherry cabinets and quartz countertops throughout, as seen in the bathroom.

Freestanding Bathtub With Surrounding View

This quiet nook features a freestanding bathtub surrounded by wall-to-wall windows that offer a gorgeous view of the tree-lined outdoor landscape. Three pendant lights hang above the bathtub from a light wood-paneled ceiling.