One of two Bernese mountain dogs watch over the back patio and pool of Bill and Abbie Burton’s Marmol Radziner–designed prefab retreat in Ukiah, California.
Kylie Brammy and George Kyprianou’s black and yellow Labrador retrievers seem just as fond of the open, modern living space at the back of this Victorian-era home in Adelaide, Australia, as their owners. But, who wouldn’t?
Though the clean, minimal design of Barbara Hill’s modern Atlanta home may make it seem barely lived in, the family has been more than accommodating to their two retired race dogs, who have the run of the place. One of the 13-year-old rescued greyhounds was caught on camera while running past two pieces from E15’s Shiraz sofa.
Designers have an extraordinary ability to piece together various furnishings and accessories to create a cohesive work of art. In the case of designer Omer Arbel, even his Weimaraner, Bowie, complements the interior space of this Vancouver home.
Some dogs have all the luck. Such is the case of Max, who not only lives in a modern, New Jersey prefab with a view of Lake Iosco, but also happens to have his own built-in door, so he can come and go at his leisure.
When interior architects Renaud de Poorter and Femke Holdrinet turned an old cattle feed factory in Belgium into their family’s modern dwelling, their Parson Russell terrier, Ibbel, claimed her own space on the Cuba sofa by Rodolfo Dordoni for Cappellini.
A family dog monitors an entrance to the dining area and kitchen of a four-story renovated farmhouse in northern Italy. Modern Giandomenico Belotti Spaghetti chairs and a vintage table complement the Italian, black slate flooring, a perfect place for fido to lay on hot summer days.