High Ceilings And Industrial Materials Are Prominent Design Elements In This New House

Nestled in a quiet bay in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, this modern house features an open plan and floor-to-ceiling windows to maximize the incredible views. #Architecture #ModernHouse #HouseDesign
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Lauren Geremia, the founder and principal designer of Geremia Design, together with architecture firm Olson Kundig, has completed the False Bay House and Writer’s Cabin.

Their client, an active executive, who loves hiking, kayaking, and crabbing, and is an avid host and cook, wanted a home that was comfortable for entertaining and a showcase for his growing art collection.

Nestled in a quiet bay in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, the house features an open plan and floor-to-ceiling windows to maximize the incredible views.

Nestled in a quiet bay in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, this modern house features an open plan and floor-to-ceiling windows to maximize the incredible views. #Architecture #ModernHouse #HouseDesign
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Olson Kundig’s architecture and warm palette set the tone for the interior of the home.

The steel front door pivots to reveal a tall hallway that leads to the social areas of the home.


Door Ideas - This modern house features a steel front door that  pivots to reveal a tall hallway that leads to the social areas of the home. #OversizedFrontDoor #FrontDoor #SteelDoor
Photography by Aaron Leitz

In the hallway, featured pieces are on show, like John Eric Byers’ iconic block bench in blackened maple, and a “Seeing Glass” art mirror piece by Sabine Marcelis.


Hallway Ideas - In this modern hallway, featured pieces are on show, like John Eric Byers’ iconic block bench in blackened maple, and a “Seeing Glass” art mirror piece by Sabine Marcelis. #HallwayIdeas #ModernHallway
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Double height windows in the living room frame the picturesque bay and illuminate the silk Tai Ping rust carpet, while the Laurier Blanc acrylic glass Hekla Side Table & Stool, complement the Taylor Forest club chair, that sits beneath the Amir Zaki waterfall photograph.


Living Room Ideas - Double height windows in this modern living room frame the picturesque bay and illuminate the silk Tai Ping rust carpet, while the Laurier Blanc acrylic glass Hekla Side Table & Stool, complement the Taylor Forest club chair, that sits beneath the Amir Zaki waterfall photograph. #LivingRoomIdeas #InteriorDesign #LivingRoom #ModernInterior
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Other furnishings include the Coffee Bean tables by Holly Hunt, and a custom Living Divani sofa. The open shelving credenzas were designed to align with the window mullions.


Living Room Ideas - Double height windows in this modern living room frame the picturesque bay and illuminate the silk Tai Ping rust carpet, while open shelving credenzas were designed to align with the window mullions. #LivingRoomIdeas #InteriorDesign #LivingRoom #ModernInterior
Photography by Aaron Leitz

In the dining room, a Wintercheck Factory Light sits atop a credenza by Wüd Furniture. Iron and saddle leather Casamidy chairs surround the Nolan Dining Table by Troscan Design, while the lighting fixture is Mary Wallis’s Melbourne 3-Tier Pendant in matte black.


Dining Room Ideas - In the dining room, a Wintercheck Factory Light sits atop a credenza by Wüd Furniture. Iron and saddle leather Casamidy chairs surround the Nolan Dining Table by Troscan Design, while the lighting fixture is Mary Wallis’s Melbourne 3-Tier Pendant in matte black. #DiningRoom #DiningRoomIdeas
Photography by Aaron Leitz

The Olson Kundig-designed kitchen features green soapstone countertops and oak veneer cabinets.


Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen features green soapstone countertops and oak veneer cabinets. #KitchenIdeas #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Also on the ground floor of the home is a bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows in a corner, and a pop of color on the bed in the form of a bolster pillow and a blue throw.


Bedroom Ideas - This modern bedroom features floor-to-ceiling windows in a corner, and a pop of color on the bed in the form of a bolster pillow and a blue throw. #BedroomIdeas #ModernBedroom #BedroomDesign
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Stairs by the front door lead to the upper floor of the home, that features a balcony overlooking the living room below.


In this modern house, stairs by the front door lead to the upper floor of the home, that features a balcony overlooking the living room below. #InteriorBalcony #Architecture #HouseDesign
Photography by Aaron Leitz

A second smaller living room has a custom-designed shelving unit with a desk hidden within a closet.


Living Room Ideas - This small living room has a custom-designed shelving unit with a desk hidden within a closet. #HiddenDesk #DeskInCloset #LivingRoomIdeas
Photography by Aaron Leitz

In the master bedroom, a custom leather and steel bed, designed by Geremia in collaboration with fabricator Tod Von Mertens, is complemented by a rolled steel and Thassos marble fireplace.


Bedroom Ideas - In this modern master bedroom, a custom leather and steel bed, designed by Geremia in collaboration with fabricator Tod Von Mertens, is complemented by a rolled steel and Thassos marble fireplace. #MasterBedroom #BedroomIdeas #Fireplace #SteelFireplace
Photography by Aaron Leitz

In the master bathroom, a deep soaking tub is positioned to take advantage of the treetop views.


Bathroom Ideas - In thsi modern master bathroom, a deep soaking tub is positioned to take advantage of the treetop views. #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom #SoakingTub
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Also on the property is The Writer’s Cabin, a 500-square-foot glass guest cabin, that’s surrounded by three wooden decks that, through a system of hydraulic winches, wire rope, pivoting sheaves and lead blocks, can be raised to serve as shutters, easily securing the cabin when not in use.


Architecture Ideas - This 500-square-foot glass guest cabin is surrounded by three wooden decks that, through a system of hydraulic winches, wire rope, pivoting sheaves and lead blocks, can be raised to serve as shutters, easily securing the cabin when not in use.  #ArchitectureIdeas #Cabin #ModernCabin #ModernArchitecture
Photography by Aaron Leitz

Inside, the guest cabin is furnished with Made in Ratio’s sculptural Cowrie Chair, a TRNK Truss Sofa and sculptural side table, and the Rodan Coffee Table by Pinch.


This modern guest cabin is furnished with Made in Ratio’s sculptural Cowrie Chair, a TRNK Truss Sofa and sculptural side table, and the Rodan Coffee Table by Pinch. #InteriorDesign #GlassWalls #CabinDesign
Photography by Aaron Leitz | Architect: Olson Kundig | Interiors: Geremia Design

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Bathroom Ideas - This modern bathroom features a wood vanity topped with a stone countertop, while a mirror takes up the rest of the wall. #BathroomIdeas #BathroomDesign
Decor Ideas - In this dining room, a Wintercheck Factory Light sits atop a credenza by Wüd Furniture. #HomeDecor #FurnitureIdeas
Dining Room Ideas - In the dining room, a Wintercheck Factory Light sits atop a credenza by Wüd Furniture. Iron and saddle leather Casamidy chairs surround the Nolan Dining Table by Troscan Design, while the lighting fixture is Mary Wallis’s Melbourne 3-Tier Pendant in matte black. #DiningRoom #DiningRoomIdeas
Bedroom Ideas - In this modern master bedroom, a custom leather and steel bed, designed by Geremia in collaboration with fabricator Tod Von Mertens, is complemented by a rolled steel and Thassos marble fireplace. #MasterBedroom #BedroomIdeas #Fireplace #SteelFireplace
Hallway Ideas - In this modern hallway, featured pieces are on show, like John Eric Byers’ iconic block bench in blackened maple, and a “Seeing Glass” art mirror piece by Sabine Marcelis. #HallwayIdeas #ModernHallway
Living Room Ideas - This small living room has a custom-designed shelving unit with a desk hidden within a closet. #HiddenDesk #DeskInCloset #LivingRoomIdeas
Decor Ideas - This modern open shelving credenza was designed to align with the adjacent window mullions. #Shelving #DecorIdeas
Living Room Ideas - Double height windows in this modern living room frame the picturesque bay and illuminate the silk Tai Ping rust carpet, while the Laurier Blanc acrylic glass Hekla Side Table & Stool, complement the Taylor Forest club chair, that sits beneath the Amir Zaki waterfall photograph. #LivingRoomIdeas #InteriorDesign #LivingRoom #ModernInterior
Living Room Ideas - Double height windows in this modern living room frame the picturesque bay and illuminate the silk Tai Ping rust carpet, while the Laurier Blanc acrylic glass Hekla Side Table & Stool, complement the Taylor Forest club chair, that sits beneath the Amir Zaki waterfall photograph. #LivingRoomIdeas #InteriorDesign #LivingRoom #ModernInterior
Hallway Ideas - In this modern hallway, featured pieces are on show, like John Eric Byers’ iconic block bench in blackened maple, and a “Seeing Glass” art mirror piece by Sabine Marcelis. #HallwayIdeas #ModernHallway
Dining Room Ideas - In the dining room, a Wintercheck Factory Light sits atop a credenza by Wüd Furniture. Iron and saddle leather Casamidy chairs surround the Nolan Dining Table by Troscan Design, while the lighting fixture is Mary Wallis’s Melbourne 3-Tier Pendant in matte black. #DiningRoom #DiningRoomIdeas
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