Welcome to our gallery featuring the exquisite Dexter Residence project by JGB Custom Homes.
This is a uniquely styled modern home that bridges the past and present with a timeless appeal.
The home takes its major styling cues from the midcentury modern homes in its neighborhood and runs with them.
The team at JGB worked with Stuart Sampley Architect on the project, which was completed in 2013. As they humbly stated, “It was his vision, we just put it together.”
This home is a superb fusion of the cutting edge and the classically traditional, with innovative design matching evergreen materials.
The structure is comprised of simple volumes wrapped in a restrained palette of concrete, glass, and stucco. From the street view, the home appears to fit comfortably within the midcentury modern style of its surroundings, framed by a broad flat roof.
However, moving inside, we see the hot collision of function and form, with an open plan space naturally lit through clerestory windows. This is where the designers elevated the modern approach with a sense of timeless beauty.
That timelessness is owed mostly to the mixture of contemporary architecture and traditional materials, like the rich natural wood that covers the flooring and informs much of the furniture.
The open design allows for an unfussy meeting between living, dining, and kitchen areas in the center of the home. This is where sleek surfaces meet natural ones, and innovative design informs even the most modest of details.
We hope you enjoy the imagery as much as we have. This 5-STAR energy rated home is one of our favorite examples of its type.
Builder: JGB Custom Homes
Interior Furnishing & Styling: BLINK
Photography: Casey Dunn
Across the large stone slab walkway we see the unassuming home, with slimmer windows on the front and a low, broad flat roof obscuring the brightly open space within.
The kitchen is part of a larger open plan space, defined by its dark countertops over sleek white cabinetry. Above, a row of subtle windows sits just beneath the ceiling, naturally lighting the interior.
Next to the large countertop with in-kitchen dining space, and a row of bright blue chairs, we see the dining room table: a single piece of rich natural wood that offers a glimpse of organic curves in this thoroughly modern space.
Above the dining table hangs a geometric wireframe chandelier, one of many unique touches in the home that bridge the gap between timeless and contemporary. The high contrast seating adds another layer of nuance to the setting.
The living room is defined by a large natural wood feature wall, with a cove that hugs a midcentury modern dresser in grey. We can see sliding glass entryways for the backyard and side flanking this open space, with the kitchen and dining in the background.
The living room is naturally lit via a broad spectrum of windows and sliding glass doors. Here we can see the vast patio, with its own set of relaxing furniture and wet bar.
The family room features a similar splash of bright natural wood, backing the sleek black entertainment center. In the next room, we can see sky blue walls, another fresh wrinkle in the interior design of this home.
The living room feature wall is actually a surprising storage space within the home, with a sleek and nearly hidden door concealing a walk-in pantry. Touches like this really elevate the home above its midcentury modern peers.
The mudroom features dark tile flooring and a unique metal wall feature, with a built-in shelf. This simple, open place for shoe and coat storage exemplifies the ethos behind the home design.
Finally, we see a shot of the backyard and patio space, with a large rock garden and fire pit for relaxing at night. The sheltered patio with a full wet bar is accessible from both the living and family rooms.
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