San Francisco Modern Living

This attractive modern California home from George Bradley Architecture & Design features a wood and glass exterior with large windows for abundant natural light and great hilltop views of nearby San Francisco.
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September 25, 2015

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Nic Lehoux

Photo By: Sharon Risedorph

Modern Wood and Glass Home in California

Tall steps lead to the front door of this modern San Francisco-area home, which is custom-fitted to its sloped urban lot. The home's wood, glass and metal facade is clean and streamlined, and broad windows offer a glimpse of the modern interior.

Modern California Home With Wood and Glass Exterior

This modern residence is custom-fit to its unique urban lot and sited to take maximum advantage of its Northern California views. The exterior is a modern mix of wood and glass, with expansive windows that offer a dollhouse-like peek into the home's interior.

Modern California Home on Sloped Lot

This San Francisco-area street slopes down to a modern wood and glass home that's ideally suited to its site. The wood facade incorporates elements of the rugged terrain, while a stepped design takes maximum advantage of the unique lot.

Modern Home Exterior in California

Broad windows at the front of this modern California residence provide a dollhouse-like glimpse inside the life of the home. Horizontal planks sheathe the facade, adding curb appeal.

Modern Home Features Stunning Hilltop View

The views from this hilltop San Francisco-area home are stellar, and ample windows showcase them to maximum advantage.

Minimalist Foyer Takes Advantage of Natural Light

A clean-lined console table in the entry sets the stage for the streamlined, modern aesthetic of this California home. Sheer curtains filter light and offer privacy, while expansive windows take advantage of the sweeping hilltop views.

Modern White Entryway With Partial Walls

Rich wood tones on the front door, entry console and accent wall add an earthy, organic element to this streamlined, modern space. White walls reflect light from ample tall windows. Partial walls delineate the entry while keeping the space open and airy.

Modern White Foyer and Dining Room

Pale flooring and white walls reflect the abundant natural light that streams into this modern California home. A translucent wall panel separates the foyer from the dining room, delineating the space while keeping its open, airy feel.

Modern Stairway With Custom Design

This modern stairway with custom rails is enclosed on one level and open on the next, forming a unique design and bringing maximum light into the home from the airy upper level. Broad windows provide both natural light and sweeping views.

Chic White Entryway With Lots of Light

Pale hardwood, sheer draperies and a translucent room divider give the open living space and entry of this California home a dreamy quality. A coffered ceiling adds interest above, while clerestory windows maximize light in the space.

Modern Living Room With Gray Accent Wall

A lone gray accent wall breaks up the white walls and windows in this stylish, modern California living room, bringing warmth to a cozy seating area. An Eames lounge chair and ottoman are placed to take advantage of the hilltop view, and colorful pillows and accent tables add punch to the space.

Modern Stairway With Dark Accent Wall

One black wall in this sea of white turns a modern stairway into a focal point and spotlights colorful contemporary paintings. The narrow stairwell incorporates a unique coffered ceiling with integrated lighting as well as an open, slatted stair design that doesn't hide the art.

Sleek, Modern Bathroom With Freestanding Tub & Glass Shower

A sleek, freestanding tub and glassed-in shower stand out in this chic, modern bathroom with loads of natural light. Classic marble penny tile gets new life on the floors when paired with modern cabinetry and tile.

Modern Wood and Glass House in California

Wood and glass sheathe the exterior of this unique, custom home in California. Sweeping windows set into the structure's geometric facade exhibit traits of international style, while the building itself is custom-fit to its urban corner lot.

Modern White Home With Wood Accents

A broad sweep across the entry of this modern California home shows a textured fireplace surround, a dramatic wood plank accent wall and a peek at a dining area with painted Thonet chairs. A mod take on a coffered ceiling adds interest overhead.

Modern Entry of California Home

Glass, metal and wood converge in a modern way at the entry of this Northern California home. Broad windows offer a glimpse into the streamlined, modern foyer.

Modern Wood Home Embraces Natural Surroundings

This modern California home is one with its surroundings and situated to take maximum advantage of its urban lot. Wood sheathes much of the exterior, adding an earthy element to the architecture that softens its strong geometric lines.

Modern White Foyer and Living Area

A translucent room divider, mod chandelier and whitewashed palette create a sleek backdrop for modern art and furnishings in this California hilltop home. Upstairs, huge windows offer sweeping views and bathe the space in sunlight.

Modern Hallway Leads to Rooftop Deck

A sleek, modern hallway leads to a streamlined deck atop this modern California home. Windows line two walls, filling the space with natural light and bridging the indoor and outdoor spaces.

Pathway With Metal Railing Leads to Modern Outdoor Space

Great expanses of glass and clean, modern lines merge to form a San Francisco-area home that's as spectacular as its view. A custom rail encloses this interior walkway without obstructing the line of sight.

Loft Bedroom in Modern California Home

A loft-like, light-filled bedroom features clean white walls and crisp, geometric lines. Horizontal planks with a rich, dark stain add an organic element to an accent wall. Meanwhile, pale wood floors keep the upstairs space feeling light and bright.

Contemporary White Living Room in California

Textured wall panels, large-scale art and a powerfully graphic herringbone rug bring drama and interest to this white living room in San Francisco. The space is arranged for conversation and to maximize views from the large picture windows.

Contemporary White Bedroom With Black Accent Wall

Unique seating and interesting art add character and drama to this loft-like California bedroom. A dark accent wall screens the room from a stairwell surrounded by wall-sized windows. The animal hide rug and chipper tartan bedding bring a fun, eclectic vibe to the decor.

White, Modern Kitchen With Open Shelving

Streamlined cabinetry and clean, neutral finishes make colorful accessories pop in this modern kitchen. A tile backsplash extends to the ceiling for maximum impact, turning the lighted open shelves into a cool and stylish focal point.

Contemporary Library With Eclectic Accents

Bookshelves fill an entire wall in this light-filled, contemporary study with eclectic accents. A pair of cowhide Wassily-style armchairs form a cozy seating nook that's lit for reading by a single pendant. White walls make the art pop, creating a gallery effect.

Rooftop Deck With Modern Sensibility

Mod red planks on the floor of this rooftop deck set the stage for a streamlined, stylish space that invites hours of conversation while enjoying the sweeping view. A fun mix of seating includes a bench for dining and a bright blue modern lounge chair.

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