Woods and light stone finishes create dynamic contrast in this great room with soaring proportions. A stone fireplace extends to the cathedral-height ceiling, adding drama and tying in with a stone surround that connects the living room and kitchen. A dark-stained lintel above the opening adds architectural interest and structural stability.
Create visual interest on your bookshelf by varying the shelf heights and displaying taller objects. Here, a combination of photos, sports memorabilia and industrial decor adds a personal touch to the built-in shelf.
As seen on America’s Most Desperate Kitchens, designers added warmth to the kitchen space by added a block of wood cabinets on one end of the space. Then, they added wood panels to the front of the refrigerator to create depth and dimension, making the cabinets pop.
Used to set apart a doorway, floor-to-ceiling drapes add a level of drama to the space and help draw the eye upward. Pendants and chandelier lighting also add dimension and help to define the separate living areas.
Geometric tile in varying color stretches from wall to floor to play a fun game with dimension and shape in this trend-forward Brooklyn powder room. A sleek, white floating vanity and simple mirror keep the attention focused on the dramatic tile.
A striking peacock blue accent wall and bold ikat bedding form a pleasing mix with chocolate brown furnishings and window treatments in this Maryland bedroom. The play of patterns on the bed and windows adds personality and interest to the small space.
Starting with an apartment-sized, three-seater sofa centered on the left-hand wall, Briana and Buzz arranged the space around it to maximize the flow of their loft's living room. They took focus off of the room's lack of space by grounding the area with an oversized area rug featuring a bold, graphic print. Instead of adding a bulky, horizontal bookcase to the spatially-challenged room, the couple opted for tall, metal book towers they placed by in the window. The vertical arrangement instantly turned their cherished photography books and novels into a sculptural focal point while still keeping the collection neatly organized.
This contemporary master bathroom features a custom cherry vanity and Piedrafina countertop. Duel mirrors reflect the space and make it feel twice as big. The angled cabinetry complements the neutral tile flooring, making for a more dramatic setup.
It is simple in its design, yes, but this white subway tile that lines this shower also projects strength while serving as a backdrop for the more extravagant toile wallpaper found outside its door. The tile, grouted in gray, has a slightly brilliant finish that contrasts with the brushed metal finish of the shower hardware. The overhead showerhead and the handheld fixture are functional features of the design as well as the cut-out cubby for products,
To give the smaller sitting are a sense of dimension, designers installed a gray, striped accent wall. On it, mirrors were hung. Since the mirrors reflect the natural light coming through the windows as well as the surrounding design, the mirrors add depth to the space, helping to make it feel larger.