Modern San Francisco Home By: Patricia Sanchez Lee From: Robert Nebolon November 06, 2015 This modern home by designer Robert Nebolon utilizes minimal furnishings and clerestory windows throughout to live larger than its footprint while offering sweeping views of San Francisco. Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these affiliate links. 1 / 13 Photo: David Duncan Livingston. Design: Robert Nebolon. Modern Home With Minimal Landscaping Varying hues of brown give the exterior of this modern home a warm and inviting look. A sleek concrete staircase cuts through a minimally landscaped front yard, providing a walkway to the home.