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The Color And Material Palette Of This New Home Allows It To Blend Into The Desert Setting

A modern home with a natural and earthy color palette.

Multidisciplinary creative studio mxtad has designed a home in Mexico, with a natural and earthy color palette that complements its surroundings.

This modern home is built on a site with an irregular shape, however, from the street, it appears as a straight horizontal home, with a large gate and a planter filled with cacti. Separating these two area is a covered path to the front door.

The home, designed for an architect and graphic designer, was built on a site with an irregular shape, however, from the street, it appears as a straight horizontal home, with a large gate and a planter filled with cacti. Separating these two areas is a covered path to the front door.

This modern home is built on a site with an irregular shape, however, from the street, it appears as a straight horizontal home, with a large gate and a planter filled with cacti. Separating these two area is a covered path to the front door.
This modern home is built on a site with an irregular shape, however, from the street, it appears as a straight horizontal home, with a large gate and a planter filled with cacti. Separating these two area is a covered path to the front door.

The rear of the home has been designed in such a way that the interior spaces open to the low-maintenance gravel patio. Trees and shrubs soften the walls and provide shade.

The rear of this modern home has been designed in such a way that the interior spaces open to the low-maintenance gravel patio. Trees and shrubs soften the walls and provide shade.

A protruding black-framed window creates space inside for a window seat.

A protruding black-framed window creates space inside for a window seat.

Large sliding glass doors open the living room and the kitchen to the outdoor space, creating an indoor/outdoor environment.

Large sliding glass doors open the living room and the kitchen to the outdoor space, creating an indoor/outdoor environment.

In the living room, there’s a shelving unit decorated with plants, books, and artwork.

In this living room that opens to the rear yard, there's a shelving unit decorated with plants, books, and artwork.

Nearby, the open-plan kitchen and dining area both feature wood, while the kitchen has a black backsplash that complements the window and door frames.

This modern and open-plan kitchen and dining area both feature wood, while the kitchen has a black backsplash that complements the window and door frames.
This modern and open-plan kitchen and dining area both feature wood, while the kitchen has a black backsplash that complements the window and door frames.

A home office with large windows is filled with natural light, and a wall-to-wall wood desk provides enough room for two people to work.

A home office with large windows is filled with natural light, and a wall-to-wall wood desk provides enough room for two people to work.

In the primary bedroom, the natural palette makes for a relaxing and calming space, while a sliding glass door opens to a small patio with a view of the garden.

In this primary bedroom, the natural palette makes for a relaxing and calming space, while a sliding glass door opens to a small patio with a view of the garden.
A modern bedroom with a natural earthy color palette.
A small patio off the primary bedroom.

The bedroom also includes an ensuite bathroom with double vanity, a small window, pill-shaped mirrors, wall tile that goes to the ceiling, and a walk-in shower with a darker tile.

A modern bathroom with double vanity, a small window, pill-shaped mirrors, wall tile that goes to the ceiling, and a walk-in shower with a darker tile.
A modern bathroom with double vanity, a small window, pill-shaped mirrors, wall tile that goes to the ceiling, and a walk-in shower with a darker tile.
A modern bathroom with double vanity, a small window, pill-shaped mirrors, wall tile that goes to the ceiling, and a walk-in shower with a darker tile.
A modern bathroom with double vanity, a small window, pill-shaped mirrors, wall tile that goes to the ceiling, and a walk-in shower with a darker tile.

In another bathroom, the subway tiles have been laid vertically creating a sense of height, while wood cabinetry and open shelving in the vanity create plenty of storage.

A modern bathroom with vertical green wall tiles, a white basin, and a wood vanity with open shelves.
A modern bathroom with vertical green wall tiles, a white basin, and a wood vanity with open shelves.

In the third bathroom, the green tiles provide a backdrop for the mirror and a cabinet with open shelving displays magazines and decor.

A modern bathroom with vertical green wall tiles, a white basin, and a built-in wood storage unit with open shelves.
A modern bathroom with vertical green wall tiles, a white basin, and a built-in wood storage unit with open shelves.

The home also has a bedroom decorated for a child, with plenty of open space to play.

A modern kids bedroom with plenty of open floor space for playing.

Here’s a look at the home from above and the floor plan, which shows the irregularly shaped lot and the layout.

A modern home on an irregular shaped lot.
The floor plan of a modern home on an irregular shaped lot.
Photography by Amy Bello

Source: Contemporist

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