Design Project: An Art-Filled Home With Enviable Outdoor Terraces

This expansive home provides the perfect backdrop for the couple's growing art collection, but we're particularly smitten with that wine room and the stunning outdoor terraces...

Get the look: Benches are from 7th and Seventh Design/Cowtan & Tout Fabric. Paintings over benches are by Andi Yablonski


An expansive, art-filled home in Seattle, designed by Andi Yablonski of Tanner Hale Studio. The owners, empty nesters with a growing passion for art, took on Andi Yablonski to help them create their dream home. They wanted a space that would showcase their art collection, and provide plenty of space to entertain friends and host family. The couple also wanted Andi to take inspiration from luxury hotels, to create a stunning, grown-up interior that could feel like a sanctuary. The only thing the couple disagreed on was colour; the husband wanted lots of it, while the wife preferred a more muted palette. Andi struck the perfect balance between the two, with occasional but bold pops of colour to punctuate a mostly neutral colour scheme.

Aside from the master suite, there are three guest rooms, five bathrooms, one gigantic main kitchen plus a guest kitchenette, two laundry rooms, a gym, an office and stunning outdoor patio areas for entertaining. The home is now a modern sanctuary that reflects the homeowner’s love of art and their desire to entertain.


Push open the front door and you’ll find yourself in the hallway (pictured top), facing a striking sculpture. There are wide doorways leading into the various rooms, including the red-painted dining room.

The hallway T’s off to the left and right. To the right there are living spaces – and a striking ceramic wall mosaic of a skull.

Get the look: Ceramic Skull Art Mosaic: Jolinda Linden

To the left of the main hallway, a large artwork peeps out from behind double doors that lead towards the sleeping area.


Andi created a curated palette of rugs and wallpapers as the base for all the rooms, then layered in single colours. The living room features a neutral palette that incorporates a sea of inky greens and soft whites.

Get the look: Wallpaper from Area Environments.

Get the look: Wallpaper from Area Environments. Sofa from Cypress Furniture-Custom. Steel Side Tables: 7 th and Seventh Design. Table Lamps: Circa Lighting. Custom Ombre Area Rug: Driscoll Robbins. Lounge Chairs: 7 th and Seventh Design. Coffee Tables: Custom.

The wall behind the shelves was painted a teal, complementing the fabric of the armchairs.

Hanging necklaces pop against the teal background, and tie in with the black & white photo on the wall.

Get the look: Black and White photo: Drew Doggett. Beaded Necklace: Phillips Collection. Prayer Beads: Jolinda Linden.

The living room also has an open view of the bold, red dining room.

Get the look: Black and White photo: Drew Doggett


The dining room is a bold reddish orange, inspired by the rug.

Get the look: Light Fixture: Coltrane Oblique Aluminum Tube Chandelier. Table: Custom Live Edge Slab Finished by Baumar Custom Finishing. Base: 7 th and Seventh Design. Chairs: Baker Furniture. Rug: Metro Lexington by Stark, via Driscoll Robbins. Hanging bar: Custom.


The husband travels extensively for work, but when he is home, the couple are busy entertaining family, friends and colleagues, so the kitchen had to accommodate everyday meals, caterers and private chefs.

Get the look: Custom Oval Table: Status Wood. Stools: Article. Counter Stools: Janus et Cie. Light Fixture: Sonneman

A large wine fridge keeps wines the perfect temperature, while the glass cabinet to the right displays the wine glasses.

Get the look: Custom Oval Table: Status Wood. Stools: Article. Counter Stools: Janus et Cie. Light Fixture: Sonneman


Aside from the wine fridge in the main kitchen, there is also a kitchenette for guests and a large walk-in wine room for the couple’s growing wine collection.


The home office features strong lines, bold shapes and a darker palette, creating a decidedly masculine atmosphere.

Get the look: Desk, Berman Rosetti. Chair, Bright Chair Company. Rug, Driscoll Robbins. Lounge Chair, 7 th and Seventh Design. Ottoman, Status Wood. Side Table, Bungalow 5. Floor Lamp, Room and Board. Wallcovering, Vahallan Hand-Painted Wall Coverings.


Downstairs there’s a large family room, with a statement graffiti wallpaper.

Get the look: Graffiti Wallpaper: Area Environments. Sectional: Cypress Furniture, Custom. Steel Coffee Table: Perry Luxe. Ottomans: Kravet. Lounge Chairs: A. Rudin

Again there are pops of teal and blue in this space, tying in with the mural wallpaper.

There’s also a desk area where family members can sit and work.


The home gym features a wallpaper by Elitis, which somewhat dictated the colour palette for the rest of the room.


The master bedroom is a sultry space, with a striking wallpaper and an inky colour palette.

Get the look: Night Stands: 7 th and Seventh Design. Bed: 7 th and Seventh Design. Rug: Driscoll Robbins. Light Fixture: Mooi. Bench: Existing. Lamps: Restoration Hardware. Wallpaper: Area Environments.


The master bathroom features chevron floor tiles and a chic walnut wood vanity with leather upholstered chair.

Get the look: Tile: Country Floors. Vanity stool: Seventh and 7 th Design.


As empty nesters, they also have quite a lot of family scattered and with their adult children beginning to marry and grandkids on the horizon, they knew that they wanted to create a home that could house everyone for the holidays.

Get the look: Cork Wallpaper: Phillip Jeffries. Bed: Seventh and 7 th Design.  Concrete and wood side tables: Seventh and 7 th Design. Lamps: Kelly Wearstler. Pendant Light: CB2.

There are three guest bedrooms in total, each with their own colour scheme.

Get the look: Wall Covering: Stikwood. Upholstered Bed: Cyprus Furniture. Concrete and Wood dresser: Seventh and 7 th Design. Lamps: Vintage.


But we think the main show-stoppers are the various outdoor terraces and entertaining spaces, including an outdoor kitchen, barbecue area, outdoor TV area and a fire pit.

Get the look: Sofa: Lloyd Flanders. Chairs: Tommy Bahama. Console: Custom, Status Wood.

The TV area also features a modern gas fireplace.

Get the look: Sofa: Lloyd Flanders. Chairs: Tommy Bahama. Console: Custom, Status Wood.

The outdoor kitchen and barbecue area even comes with bar seating, a sink and a dishwasher.

Get the look: Metal Sculpture: Palecek. Barstools: Janus et Cie.

Cedar walls make the wall sculpture pop.

Get the look: Metal Sculpture: Palecek. Barstools: Janus et Cie. Pendant Lights: Menu Tribeca Franklin Chandelier.

Down below there’s a lower patio with fire pit.

Get the look: Chairs: Restoration Hardware w/ custom cushions. Firepit: Dekko.

Photography: SEN Creative/ Lauren Andersen.

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