While the core elements of the house are to bridge the gap between nature and modernization the divide between exterior and interior design is what makes this home so distinctive. The division of spaces allows for a more versatile setting. For starters the backyard deck opens to a gem-like pool tiled to better accent the color scheme of the house’s exterior facade.
But the exterior contours were kept as untouched as possible to ensure that the renovation was both economical and aesthetically pleasing. A lovely little living area sits next to a beautiful kitchen and dining space which are all visually connected to the spacious backyard.
The most striking feature of this stylish luxury retreat is the inviting infinity pool nestled in one of its upper levels. With the weather in the region staying pleasant for the better part of the year owners of the place are bound to more spend time outdoors than indoors.
What better place to feature concrete walls than a posh mountain retreat in Aspen’s fanciest?! Despite the popular belief that concrete walls are sterile and cold this stylish reinvention of the mountain lodge proves how a creek-side Old Snowmass home converts from hippie to contemporary while being cozy at the same time. Add plenty of glass to the whole recipe and call it “perfection”.
There must be something about sandy beaches and the use of concrete I hear you saying. You’re right. It’s something that we’ve been saying for awhile now. It’s a trend to bring the outdoors in; and it seems to be a trend to opt for exposed concrete walls that are good insulators (keeps you colder in summer and warmer in winter) and amazing eye-catchers. As with other properties before this Beach House on Long Island is majestic warm and inviting all at once. Not to mention the house has a little bit of zaniness that makes it even more appealing.
The key to getting this look: an subtle industrial vibe a striking contrast of dark and light and an abundance of thoughtful details. This style is anything but minimalist and stark. Warmth comes from the personal touches such as a coffee table ornament with an interesting history or a sculptural art piece that adds modern flair.
Designers at E. Cobb Architects have outdone themselves with this luxurious Graham Residence. A consistent grey pattern — rather stylish I must say — broken with warm shades of wood and bold colors beautifully complements the amazing ocean views that are only enhanced by the huge floor-to-ceiling windows. Windows which actually define it as a ….glass house. Funny how a strong powerful material like concrete can mix ever so nicely with glass don’t you think?