Crazy for Color: Sunny Yellow Exterior

Though this modern home from Levy Art + Architecture once had a monochromatic gray exterior, it now boasts shades of sunny yellow and bright pink for personality. Patterned wallpaper carries the color into the interior.

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August 24, 2016

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Photo By: Cesar Rubio

Gray and Yellow Modern Home Exterior

Origionally, the owners of this modern California home opted for a monochromatic grey facade. However, to show their personality and accent the double canted roof, they decided to add a pop of yellow at the front and sides. Board form concrete comprises the base of the structure, which is left exposed rather than painted.

Modern House with Indoor-Outdoor Emphasis

Tri-level decks make the most of this California home's outdoor space while adding living area for a modern family. Sliding glass doors on the top floor, pocket doors in the center and a roll-up garage door at ground level are flexible and fit with the home's unique, modern architecture. The bold pink, yellow and teal color palette reflects the fun personality of the owners.

Roof Deck of Modern California Home

The rooftop deck of this modern California home overlooks a stunning view. Colorful outdoor chairs tie in with the home's multicolored exterior, which features shades of pink, yellow and teal. Modern metal rails provide unobstructed views of the surrounding hills.

Scandinavian Modern Living and Dining Room

Oak flooring continues onto one wall and wraps the ceiling in this open, airy living room with Scandinavian modern flair. The large, multipurpose space opens onto an elevated deck for indoor-outdoor living. Furniture and finishes are neutral, but modern artwork and accessories provide punches of color.

Loft-Style Living Space with Lots of Light

This high-ceilinged, open concept space flows freely from front to back, with an oak accent wall and ceiling treatment delineating the living and dining areas from the kitchen. The loft-style space was designed for entertaining.

Open Concept Kitchen with Barstool Swings

The swings-as-barstools idea in this modern kitchen came from the family's travels – they saw similar swings in a bar and never forgot them. The kitchen was designed to be a fun space for the parents, their kids and their friends. Since they often entertain, the goal was to make the kitchen and living room one open, flexible space with an airy feel and a strong connection to the outdoor view.

Modern Master Bedroom with Outdoor Connection

This modern master bedroom opens onto a deck with pocket doors that fold away and create the illusion of being outside. The couple opted for sleek, low furnishings that emphasize the room's high ceilings. White walls and pale oak floors provide a neutral backdrop for art and accents that add layers of color and texture to the space.

Master Bathroom with Clean, Open Shower

The master bath in this modern home features doors that open directly to a back deck, with wood privacy barriers on the deck outside. The husband, an avid surfer, wanted to feel as if he were showering outdoors, with a strong connection to the California landscape. A play of texture and color creates a calming space to take solace and pause.

Modern Bath with Bold Octopus Wallpaper

Graphic octopus wallpaper adorns this powder room, making a strong statement in black and white. Modern fixtures are clean and minimal, allowing the whimsical wallpaper to serve as the room's focal point. A pop of red stands out as an accent.

Modern Kids Bathroom with Blue, Orange Accents

This fun kids bathroom is bursting with color and pattern. Eye-popping hues of complementary blue and orange set the tone for a fun, creative space kids are sure to love. Meanwhile, clean white walls, floors and cabinets allow the colorful accents to steal the show.

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