photo by George Dzahristos

Strong contemporary horizontal lines are contrasted with the playful lines of the basket weave limestone fireplace front. Warmth is assured through the use of wood and textures.

photo by Beth Singer

A room with a strong masculine feel, this bedroom is layered with unique details such as the beveled glass 3 part screen from Maitland – Smith, through Beacon Hill

photo by Beth Singer

The focus of the great room in this French style chateau is a Gothic stone fireplace. The robust colors and pattern of the fabrics hold their own in this voluminous & regal room. Library case: Baker Stately Homes Collection.

photo by George Dzahristos

This striking yet functional kitchen is a study in pear wood and stainless steel. Located above the cook stove, the large format LCD television becomes an integral part of 'hearth & home'.

photo by George Dzahristos

Backlit with LED lighting, the wine cellar becomes an intriguing part of this contemporary bar. Quartz mosaic covering the walls & interior arches was chosen for its textural similarity to more rustic cellars of the past.

photo by Beth Singer

The two antique Hermes salvaged from a war torn building in Austria provide strong architectural character to the fireplace in this highly detailed great room. Fabrics are from Stroheim, through Marie-Howard showroom.

photo by George Dzahristos

The strong verticality of the great room, accentuated by the towering wood fireplace paneling plays against the low modular sofas. Horizontal wood grain & dry set stone lend contrast and asymmetrical elements.

photo by Sean O'Connor

Crisp contemporary lines are invigorated by the strong symmetrical axis from dining area to kitchen in this Aspen getaway. Reinforcing the simple, elegant color scheme is the fine hand and feel of the leather dining chairs.