As far as I'm concerned, nothing beats showering outside. This bathroom opens completely to literally bring the outside in. Mind, body and soul are fully nourished in a setting such as this.
Don't have a set of retractable doors? Bring plants into the bathroom to create an outdoorsy feeling in the comfort of your own home. The inevitable humidity feels downright tropical too, further blurring the distinction between indoors and outdoors.
We had great south-facing windows in our last apartment, so we put plants everywhere in an attempt to bring the outside in. In the bathroom, our plants became natural "curtains," adding a layer of privacy to the window in the shower and coordinating with our yellow and white stripes and patterned shower curtain.
If I had plants literally growing out of my floor, I would know I've reached the pinnacle of happiness — and purified air freshness!
In this room, the plant to the left of the fireplace is balanced by the one on the coffee table. Together, they introduce a jolt of color to a primarily beige interior. The texture of the finishes and the deep green make this room interesting and inviting.
I cannot think of a more glamorous workspace than this sun-drenched corner complete with furniture that spans centuries and possibly the happiest tree on earth.
Nature works its way into nearly every project completed by Modern House, and this staircase, which appears to be growing out of a forest, is no exception. This home would be beautiful no matter what, but the bright green foliage adds depth and plushness.
Look at large plants as sculptures. This centrally located plant adds shape and liveliness to the interior while grounding the various seating vignettes.
Give life to an inherently simple interior with an oversize plant. The palm in this image helps fill in a cavernous room while undoubtedly freshening the air.
Green is the name of the game in this multi-layered room, but potted plants on the coffee table and blossoms peeking in at the right side of the frame bring the color to life.