Life on Cloud 9 - ELLE DECOR contemporary
 

Life on Cloud 9 - ELLE DECOR



i Share Page Fan Page Celebrity Homes Hide Privacy Info Advertisement Search / / / / / Designer Registry Find great designers from coast to coast and around the world Find a Designer Life on Cloud 9 By Helen Thompson Back 2 of 11 Next Photographer: Chris Cooper Back Next Life on Cloud 9 The house that Ted Flato designed for Pete and Lyn Selig consists of three separate buildings, one of which is cantilevered over the water. Two creeks, Flora and Fauna, feed into the 35-foot-deep man-made lake, created in the 1950s, after a seven-year drought. Now it serves as a swimming hole for the Seligs and their guests. The buildings, measuring about 3,000 square feet, including both indoor and outdoor living spaces, occupy a fraction of a ranch that is its own ecosystem, home to smoke and cherry trees as well as less common viburnum and walnut. Return to Gallery Photographer: Colleen Duffley Back Next Life on Cloud 9 The star of the main building is a six-ton dry-stack limestone fireplace; doors on either side open onto a 50-foot-long arbor leading to the bunkhouse. A white “wall form” by Caprice Pierucci Taniguchi reminds Selig of a surreal version of the animal bones found on the property. Return to Gallery Photographer: Colleen Duffley Back Next Life on Cloud 9 A row of north-facing windows runs along the ceiling in the kitchen corner of the open main pavilion, where Spanky, the French bulldog, has a drink. Both the Seligs and their interior designer, Elizabeth Ridenhower, wanted to keep things simple. Open shelving and custom alder cabinets with galvanized-metal countertops cover the basics of storage and preparation. The work island is a commercial prep table; stools are from Room and Board . Return to Gallery Photographer: Colleen Duffley Back Next Life on Cloud 9 The open-air dining area (chairs from Heller ). Return to Gallery Photographer: Colleen Duffley Back Next Life on Cloud 9 Access to the bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen in the bunkhouse is through galvanized-m
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