The harmony between elements in nature — such as earth, air, water, and fire — has inspired many cultures throughout the ages. This harmony was also the guiding inspiration behind the design of Elements House.
Teresa Cain, founder and CEO of Interior Solutions Design Group, discusses luxury home features that define the design dimensions of new luxury, blending traditional and transitional styles.
In Henderson, Nevada, 15 miles south of Las Vegas, lies Ascaya, an ultra-luxury enclave built on terraced land cut into the McCullough Mountains. The first home finished is the work of SB Architects, and offers clear air, views, and peace at 2,514 feet above sea level.
The Titanic’s legendary interiors, the stylised curves of the Louis Philippe design era, and the bespoke craftsmanship of a British furniture maker inspired the transformation of a Vancouver home perched just above the seawall.
Vancouver’s elite are acquiring a taste for Old World architecture. Merging stylistic elements from Parisian chateaus and English country manors, the panache of European design is en vogue and enjoying a revival on the West Coast.
Interior designer Mark Cravotta layered sophisticated textures, eclectic shapes and time periods with such effect that this second residence now feels more like home than home.