Fluffy Labradoodle Mr. Magoo is ready to meet guests at the front steps of his casually elegant home on John’s Island in Vero Beach, Florida. He’s flanked by Chinese planters from Drum & Co. in San Francisco. Behind him are a pair of Harper candle lanterns. Designer: Weaver Design Group
It’s all paws on deck for a black and white pup stretched out on the porch of a rustic Mediterranean-style residence. Much of the natural stone used for the renovated home is yellow Osage, a textured limestone. The reclaimed French door dates to the 1800s. Designer: SDG Architecture; stonework: Peninsula Building Materials
Cocker spaniel Bubba checks out visitors to this contemporary Southern California home. Of the custom front door with glass panels, designer Michael Fullen says: “The driveway is broken up in a similar way, so it made sense to incorporate these shapes into the entry. They are also a repeating element throughout the house.” The porch stairs are poured concrete in a custom color.
The welcomes don’t get much warmer than this one from yellow Lab Sadie, who peeks out over the Dutch door of this Fitzpatrick, Alabama, farmhouse. The Design Atelier worked with the homeowners to create interiors with a warm, collected look. Door design: Architect Keith Summerour