Vertical windows allow plenty of natural light to bathe the modern living room.
A limestone fireplace takes center stage in this relaxing living space. White oak floors ground the space, while pecan French doors lead out to the gardens. Furniture with sleek, curvy lines nod to the contemporary style of the home.
The sleek, modern design continues into the living room, where a long, gray sofa and white chair provide seating and a stylish wood coffee table and simple, modern entertainment center add warmth.
From the master bedroom on the second floor of this elegant, modern home, a private balcony overlooks the pool. Here, the homeowners can sit out and relax while their children and their friends play below. This patio also gives them the option of extending their entertaining space to the second level of their home.
From the living room of the house, floor to ceiling windows overlook a perfectly manicured front yard with plenty of foliage and a koi pond.
To create a clear separation between the public and private space of the house, architects use materials that would delineate the two spaces. The first story-the public spaces of the home-is filled with windows that allow in natural light and create a transparency from one side of the house to the other. However, on the second floor, where the bedrooms are, architects used stucco to create a more private feel for those spaces.
When the homeowners decided to completely renovate the interior of the Driftwood, Tex., home, the exterior needed an update, too. A new landscaped entry concept maximizes curb appeal and welcomes guests with style.
In the modern living room, windows create the illusion of being both indoors and outdoors, letting in plenty of natural light and reflecting off the white walls. A black, modern sofa and black modern chairs provide plenty of seating in the large space.
Frosted glass on the living room's lower windows gives the space an element of privacy.
A farmhouse sink nestles in the gray granite countertops and sleek white cabinets, designed by local Texas craftsmen. White oak is used for the flooring, while a wall of windows brings in tons of natural light. The island not only acts as dining spot but also houses extra storage.
To add interest and contrast to the dining area in this modern space, designers added a piece of artwork that complements the modern dining table and centerpiece in the space.
In the bathroom, gray and white mosaic tile lines the wall opposite the vanity and runs into the shower. These accent walls give the neutral space a splash of color and texture.
A large, frosted picture window lets plenty of natural light into the modern bathroom without compromising the space's privacy.
The open floor plan of this Driftwood, Tex., home combines the living space and dining room. A traditional table is surrounded by shield-back chairs and highlighted by a classic chandelier in the dining space. The living room features comfortable yet contemporary furniture, focused on the limestone fireplace.