When Glee star Jayma Mays renovated her Los Angeles home, originally built in 1925, she asked architect Mike Jacobs to find a way to bring more natural light indoors. His brilliant response was to replace an entire exterior wall in the living room with a seamless plate glass window.
In furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti’s Buenos Aires home, giant sliding glass doors are perfect for allowing both the surrounding natural environment in to the master bedroom and the homeowner out onto the wraparound deck.
When this midcentury home near Palm Springs got its modern makeover, the homeowners asked local architect Sean Lockyer to showcase the desert’s dramatic landscape. "Our idea," says Lockyer, "was to maximize the view and capture as much of the outdoor space, from property line to property line, as possible."
The woodsy view from the cantilevered glass wall in this Atlanta home’s master bedroom is perfectly accented by the cypress ceiling, white porcelain tiles, and crushed-shell wallpaper.
With its ipe wood floor, shell-colored travertine mosaic tiles, and seamless glass walls that display a praise-worthy view, this master bathroom in Venice, California, is truly bellissimo.