With cinema-scopic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, this contemporary apartment in a 1950s building in San Francisco, California has an open concept that brings in the natural light. Architect Michael Palladino and interior designer Rick Irving of Richard Meier & Partners created the interiors using white oak floors and white walls that blend seamlessly with the owners’ art collection and the views of San Francisco Bay.
This 8,500 square foot residence in Mallorca in the Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain is a luxury contemporary home designed and developed with the cooperation of architect firm tecARCHITECTURE, interior designer Marcel Wanders, and developer Cosmopolitan Estates. The white-dominant interior is boldly contemporary and is highlighted by economical use of colours and details.
Interior designer Rebecca James of Interior Desires used very daring colours for this home in Montagu Square, Marylebone, London and created an elegant setting that defies the conventional. The use of rich fabrics and colours gives the home a distinct flavour.
Interior designer Ab Rogers turned this classical townhouse in the heart of London, England into an eccentric yet welcoming home for young children. The Rainbow House, located just off Portobello Road, is an overflowing of creativity and modernity with its use of colours. The design is centred around the spiral staircase with rainbow colours. The continuation of the theme is highlighted in each room with individual colour scheme. The most extraordinary feature, is perhaps the trap door in the bedroom above, with access to a shiny slide that snakes its way down to the yellow sofa in the living room right next to the open kitchen.
Sunset Plaza Residence in Hollywood Hills takes advantage of the dramatic 180 degree view of the Los Angeles basin. The modern architecture and design of this hillside residence has the opportunity to blend the home with the site. The flat surface of the site allows the ground level living space to connect the interior and exterior spaces.
This contemporary home on Rua Alabarda in São Paulo, Brazil by architect Affonso Risi uses colours to make its statement. The white walls visually enlarge the house while the red, yellow, black, brown colours of sofas and chairs highlight the canvas.
Yellow and Green set against black & white background and patterns is the theme of these bedroom and bathroom suites. The smartly contrasting colours give the rooms a very contemporary and elegant feel without overusing colours.
Interior designer Delphine Krakoff and her husband Reed Krakoff turned their home in Southampton, NY into a glamorous retreat. Predominantly white rooms are decorated with splashes of green, yellow, purple, blue and graphic drawings.