Calm colors and spacious rooms let art and architecture shine in this new home

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When the young owners of this newly built family home in the iconic River Oaks neighborhood of Houston first looked at the plans for their 10,000 square feet of living space, they never imagined it could be transformed into one of the world’s best homes. That, however, was before interiors firm This Benjamin Johnston Design got involved.

In one of the most sought-after tree-lined streets in Houston, the house was going to have to be special to stand out from its neighbors – many of them were architectural gems. So once builders Al Ross Luxury Homes had handed the new home over to its new owners, the couple asked designer Benjamin Johnston to create an elegant, but casual home that embraced indoor-outdoor living.