Designed to “take a beating,” the modern interiors of this Seattle home have been crafted to withstand the wear-and-tear of young children—all without compromising style.

The fireplace is clad in dark, textured limestone (Pietra D’Avola) sourced from Stone Source, which contrasts nicely against the white walls.

With soaring ceilings and a tremendous amount of open space to work with, the striking Seattle home that interior designer Sarah Atwood Black of Blackwood was brought on to furnish was a challenging blank slate.

Full-height glazing throughout the home fills the interiors with natural light and views of the outdoors.

Full-height glazing throughout fills the interiors with natural light and views of the outdoors.

Ellie Lillstrom

“My client was worried that without careful attention to the finishes and detailing, the home would feel too cold,” says Sarah of the 3,982-square-foot Sand Point Residence. To assuage those concerns, Sarah tapped into warm, cozy textures and elements that take cues from the client’s love for France and industrial-chic style.

The Costance Guisset pendant adds a whimsical touch to the dining area, which has been furnished with a farmhouse-style table and West Elm dining chairs.

The Costance Guisset pendant adds a whimsical touch to the dining area, which has been furnished with a farmhouse-style table and West Elm dining chairs.

Ellie Lillstrom

At the same time, she was careful to complement the contemporary architecture, designed by local firm Ryan Rhodes Design, while also accommodating the energetic lifestyles of the couple’s two small boys.

The bulk of the kitchen island is covered in Caesarstone (4003 Sleek Concretd), while the kids' island is topped with a John Boos Edge Grain butcher-block in American Black Walnut.

The bulk of the kitchen island is covered in Caesarstone (4003 Sleek Concretd), while the kids’ island is topped with a John Boos Edge Grain butcher-block in American Black Walnut.

Ellie Lillstrom

See the full story on Dwell.com: A Kid-Friendly Home Embraces High Style With Comfort

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