While I find modern design a little cold at times, I'm definitely a fan when it's warmed up with natural elements. Take, for instance, this room, which might look too spare if it weren't for the sheepskin rug (tossed over the back of a chair), the beautiful plants, and the natural rug on the floor. Of course, the stunning view outside doesn't hurt, either. Smack dab in the center of this photo is that beautiful natural wood stool, which really relaxes the entire room. Another unexpected element is the strip of wallpaper visible on the far right of the photo, which lends a playful touch to this room.
Are you interested in creating a similar look? I've rounded up some pieces that will help you get the look. See them when you read more.