Bright Modern Home By: Morgan Galbraith From: Kelly Schandel January 16, 2015 Designer Kelly Schandel kept this modern home open and airy by introducing light furniture pieces and taking advantage of the surrounding natural light. Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money off these affiliate links. Learn more. 1 / 7 Photo: Thinkpure. From: Kelly Schandel. Modern White Entryway With a Petrified Wood Sculpture The large window looking out to the backyard really adds drama to this space. An organic, petrified wood sculpture softens the straight lines of the architecture.