Likewise, Ben and Stacy spent a lot of time thinking about and searching for the right materials and features for their house. Special touches such as the display niches found in the living and dining areas resulted from increasing the width of the wall between these areas and the stair hall. The bottoms of each niche are fitted with a stainless steel ledge that lips over the edge. These curved panels tie together all the other metal surfaces found in the house.
Left: A mixture of colorful artwork, antiques, and sleek built-ins establish the eclectic tone of the house.