We are pleased to present the Hailey Residence, a contemporary home design by Gravitas, a design firm located in Boise, Idaho.
Founded in 2001, Gravitas has been designing custom homes across the entire United States for well over a decade. They’ve crafted in every realm, from low desert to mountainside climes. The Gravitas team is made up of hardworking, talented designers with architectural degrees, combining many years of custom commercial and residential designs.
They have created homes in 34 states, plus projects in China, Poland, Turkey, Norway, Canada, and Japan.
The Gravitas design process grows from initial sketches through permit drawings for construction, modeling their work in 3D to allow clients to hold a complete understanding of forms and spatial relationships in their structures.
A stated goal of their work is to “highlight the simplicity of materials, the graceful path of the sun, the comfort of the users, and their movement in and through each space,” and with this home we present today, it certainly shows.
Here we have a view of the reverse side of the home; large expanses of glass allow for natural light to flood the home, especially the great room with floor to vaulted ceiling windows.
Second angle on the back side of the home highlights the many doorways and patio areas, plus exposed beam construction running through the interior and exterior.
Small barn sits near house facing in from driveway. Structure built from reclaimed old barn wood.
View of front entrance from garage, with abundant garden areas throughout stone walkway.
Here is a close view of the main entrance, featuring large natural wood beams. Custom made copper chimney cap can be seen above.
Ceiling center where all exposed natural wood beams meet, supporting large central chandelier.
Immense great room sits under soaring exposed beams and centers around full height stone fireplace surround. Natural wood flooring and window and door surrounds are complimented by dark leather furniture and lit by large, ornate chandelier.
Opposite angle of the great room, showing detail of conversation area, with wood chairs, leather couch, and cushy red easy chairs. Open space leads into dining and kitchen area.
Kitchen features central island with high, bar-style seating area, complete with leather bound metal chairs. Mixture of dark natural and white painted wood cabinetry contrasts over natural hardwood flooring.
Low view of the kitchen, highlighting warm wood tones, patterned tile backsplash, and black cabinetry hardware.
View over island reveals marble countertops and large wood framed window above sink, with hidden under-cupboard lighting surrounding.
Up-close view of leather seating at island reveals details like rivets on the countertop and carved wood detail.
Central hallway from great room continues the lush natural wood flooring, incorporating more of the reclaimed-wood exposed beams above.
Cozy office space features commanding wall-size cabinet structure in natural wood tone, with French patio doors behind large glass-topped wood office desk.
Master bedroom holds large corner view of outdoors, courtesy of floor to ceiling windows on external walls. Natural wood framing, flooring, and bed frame contrast with light desert toned walls under vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.
Guest bedroom features twin beds with natural carved wood frames under more exposed natural beams and recessed ceiling lighting.
Bathroom continues the desert style color scheme with shower tiling, and natural wood mirror surround and cabinetry.
Full view from the driveway, highlighting attached garage made of reclaimed old barn wood, and beige stucco exterior with exposed beams under roof.
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