These sumptuous living conditions and surroundings that we create for ourselves help us experience new truths and discover new stories. Luxury and colorful interiors seem to make a good home together when everything is balanced by carefully selected materials patterns and design lines. Bowls of colorful fruits can become our passing joy and we get to experience it even more if we know its beauty will fade.
The long way to becoming the dream home for Sarah and Kimo Bertram started on in Sausalito where the house-boat has been envisioned by the creative minds from Robert Nebolon Architects together with general contractor Bart Elmer. The duo came up with the idea of nesting the structure in a boxlike concrete barge that not only protects it from the marine climate but also provides keel-like stability — a much needed feature on water.
Interior designer envisioned a flawless work of art by using timeless materials like white oak walnut glass and steel. On a first glance you realize just how well everything is organized and how the custom-built furniture steals the show with its contemporary appeal.
Elegant and luxurious the charm of the Courtyard House lies in the tranquil and panoramic landscape that surrounds the structure. The home itself simply looks like a modern refuge nestled in nature’s soothing abode!
Large floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer a seamless connectivity between the interiors and the green backyard. The kitchen and dining space have been crafted to keep them visually connected with the living area and a large Corian bench top along with bold pendant lights steal the show here. The nature of the home and its unique geometry meant that multiple layers of lighting had to be combined to bring the best of the interiors both in terms of form and functionality.