Modern Monochromatic in Tahoe
This stunning home is a custom take on mountain modern that is both visually and functionally relaxing
The homeowners of this custom home in Lake Tahoe were looking for a modern monochromatic design that still felt warm and cozy. The result is a truly custom take on mountain modern—from custom furniture to hardwood floors and finishes.
An inside-meets-outside experience is achieved through expansive bi-folding doors, and a neutral color scheme of furnishings provides a soft landing without competing with the natural mountainscape outside.
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The use of various materials provides depth to the design. White oak floors, slatted cedar wood ceilings—which first had to be bleached to achieve just the right color—and pops of black offset the neutral palette.
A custom designed wine cellar with suspended bottles is highlighted by rich butternut cabinetry, breaking up the black and white color scheme. The oversized island features dual faucets for little hands to help around the kitchen.
The powder room pushes the limits with a unique, textured wall tile that was taken floor to ceiling behind the vanity for ultimate impact.
In one of the bedrooms, expansive high windows provide privacy while highlighting the treetop views to soften and balance the mountain modern design and the natural outdoors.
The “Moose Bedroom” is arguably the coziest bedroom in the house—achieved through layers of welcoming textures on the bed and dramatic pendants that glow like candlelight.
The master bedroom brings in the drama with an eye-catching fireplace design. The unique details in the tile add dimension to the sleek cement facade.
The master vanity features floor tile that runs up the back wall—providing an unexpected element that stands out from the usual slab backsplash.
Also in the master bathroom, a large picture window takes advantage of the forest views—creating the perfect spot to enjoy a warm soak while the winter snow falls.
Katie Geresy is the CEO and lead designer of KTG Design, a California-based full-service interior design firm specializing in the conceptualization of beautiful homes and interiors. View their profile or contact them at 530.563.6344.
Content for this article provided by KTG Design, tenured while at KSa.