A Modern Home Is Gently Slotted Into a Steep Slope in Santorini

A Modern Home Is Gently Slotted Into a Steep Slope in Santorini

A neutral palette showcases Susans many collections, from primitive furniture, ironstone and vintage tins to breadboards, cookie cutters, wood kitchen tools and quilts, all of which punctuate the space with color. Susans grandmother was a quilter, but Susan has only acouple ofher creations—the rest have been carefully collected over the years. I love quilts for their history, artistry and color!’ she says, noting that she’s not afraid to purchase damaged quilts and incorporate them into displays.

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The evidence of use is part of the charm of the quilts and all the other

A pie safe filled with old quilts adds a spot of color to the living room. Many of the quilts are in less than perfect shape, but creative folding, stacking and tucking into baskets hides flaws. An old ladder and the cabinet door provide additional display space. primitive furnishings that Susan loves to incorporate into her decorating. Primitives are my antique love, she says.

Exterior, Stone Siding Material, House Building Type, and Flat RoofLine The elongated, rectangular form has been delicately nestled into the island's steep terrain. 

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I am drawn to their finishes and the story they tell. She adds that they are also great for family living because they don’t need to remain pristine and untouched—dents and dings are part of their character. For example, one of her tables was made from old church pews and has a few initials carved into the surface; another was likely owned by a tailor or seamstress, indicated by the tracing wheel marks on the top.

Outdoor, Small Pools, Tubs, Shower, Front Yard, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Pools, Tubs, Shower, Concrete Fences, Wall, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, and Infinity Pools, Tubs, Shower The excavated material has been used to shape the property's exterior features.

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Exterior, Concrete Siding Material, Stone Siding Material, House Building Type, and Flat RoofLine Free-standing concrete walls along the terrace delineates the two lateral staircases, directing the eye toward the captivating sea beyond.  

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Outdoor, Front Yard, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Large Pools, Tubs, Shower, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Boulders, Concrete Fences, Wall, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Infinity Pools, Tubs, Shower, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, Stone Fences, Wall, and Concrete Pools, Tubs, Shower "The house is integrated to the cliffside, leaving the least possible imprint," says Marianna Kapsimali, one of the studio’s founders.

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Living Room, Concrete Floor, Coffee Tables, Shelves, Sofa, Recessed Lighting, Bench, Chair, Storage, Ottomans, End Tables, Bookcase, Gas Burning Fireplace, and Ribbon Fireplace From the open-plan living and dining area to the adjoining bedroom, the owner can enjoy spectacular views of the sea.  

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Outdoor, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Front Yard, Boulders, Concrete Fences, Wall, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Hanging Lighting, and Stone Patio, Porch, Deck The outdoor terrace features an infinity pool and spacious deck. 

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Outdoor, Small Pools, Tubs, Shower, Front Yard, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Infinity Pools, Tubs, Shower, Concrete Fences, Wall, and Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower The house is oriented toward the Aegean Sea. Floor-to-ceiling, glass sliding doors flood the home with plenty of Mediterranean sunshine.

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Living Room, Coffee Tables, Concrete Floor, Bench, Sofa, Ottomans, Shelves, Bookcase, Ribbon Fireplace, and Gas Burning Fireplace The layout includes an open-plan living room, dining area, and kitchen, along with one bedroom, and two bathrooms.

Kitchen, Pendant Lighting, White Cabinet, Undermount Sink, Wood Cabinet, Concrete Floor, Granite Counter, and Wine Cooler The dining area and kitchen.

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Dining Room, Pendant Lighting, Concrete Floor, Chair, and Table Inside the home, a simple, neutral color scheme harmonizes with warm natural oak, walnut wood, and dramatic black steel details.  

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Dining Room, Table, Pendant Lighting, Chair, Concrete Floor, Gas Burning Fireplace, Bar, and Ribbon Fireplace Stone and concrete combine to create a stark, clean aesthetic that beautifully complements and contrasts the rugged landscape.

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Bedroom, Wall Lighting, Night Stands, Bed, Accent Lighting, and Concrete Floor Warm timber and plants add a touch of softness to the stone and concrete foundation.

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Bedroom, Concrete Floor, Bed, and Accent Lighting Dividers made of brick, wood, and glass separate the different rooms and functional zones.

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Bath Room, Drop In Sink, Freestanding Tub, Concrete Floor, Stone Counter, Soaking Tub, Ceiling Lighting, and Pendant Lighting A free-standing bathtub is located in one of the two bathrooms.

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Bath Room, Concrete Wall, Open Shower, Concrete Floor, Full Shower, and Ceiling Lighting The two bathrooms are sited on either end of the rectangular plan. Each have been fitted with discrete skylights for additional illumination.

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Bath Room, Freestanding Tub, Soaking Tub, Pendant Lighting, and Concrete Floor This bathtub looks out to the outdoor terrace.

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