Washer and dryer. The front-loading steam washer and dryer are large enough to wash essentials for a crowd. The granite hue helps them blend into the room, while the dryer's insulated drum helps keep the noise of buttons and zippers inside.
Artist Elizabeth Carmel, who lives in Truckee, Calif. part of the year, captured these moments of natural beauty in the Lake Tahoe area (located in the second floor landing area). http://www.hgtv.com/dream-home/second-floor-hallway-pictures-from-hgtv-dream-home-2014/pictures/page-9.html?soc=pindhm
Wood and metal — common mountain home materials — are given a modern twist as two contrasting wall treatments. The bamboo flooring featured throughout the house lines the stairwell wall, while a corrugated metal installation accents the foyer.
Carpenter David Brown created a unique geometric pattern on the walls of this space using 2.5-inch cedar squares installed in a grid pattern. Rather than traditional wood walls, this art installation is both modern and rustic at once.