This Pacific estate features a textured stone exterior giving it a castle-like feel. Layered roof levels peak over arched window frames. An arched front door shape echoes the window shape and ads a warm wood detail to the cool tones of the exterior look. Matching stone steps lead from the home to the sidewalk.
Light hardwood and white walls create a cohesive, airy look throughout this home. Dark exposed beams add a pop of dark contrast on the high, peaked ceiling. Furniture creates a natural perimeter or the living room, dining room and in-floor fireplace lounge. A white brick chimney, patterned lounge carpet and faux fur footstools add elements of texture dispersed through the design.
Thoughtful outdoor lighting sets this gorgeous cabin home to a glowing advantage once the sun goes down. A peaked roof and expansive covered porches and balconies on both levels add to the home's charm.
A peaked pavilion roof lined with wisteria frames the water structure in the back of the garden for a beautiful tunnel view. Lanterns are mounted on the brick columns are practical and perfectly suited to the storybook look. Wrought iron furniture and a glass table offer a relaxing outdoor dining option.
The furnishings for this loft apartment were chosen to allow for the maximum use of space for guests, while at the same time blending with the rest of the décor. The murphy beds and sleeper sofa the designer selected are practical because they can comfortably fit four guests without taking up a lot of space, yet they add a design quality of coziness to the room.
Designers wanted this room to feel both intimate and spacious, so they added funky fabrics to the space. These fabrics add personality to the space, making it feel intimate, while the expansive glass windows allow tons of natural light into the space. That light plays off the vaulted ceilings, making the room feel large.
With the large, open plan of this room, designers wanted to make sure it felt like a home instead of an art gallery, so they added a berber rug to soften the space and tie together the furniture and the art.
The funky textures and patterns in this space help to add depth and personality to a large room. Modern furniture keeps the design continuous, while teal fabric and leopard print can be found throughout the space. To add texture to some of the darker colored furniture, designers added fuzzy pillows. To complete the space, designers added unique accent pieces and statues, showing off even more of the homeowner's personality, making the space feel intimate despite its largeness.
To give this Midcentury Modern living room personality and depth, designers added funky pattern, unique accents and cool textures to the space. A leopard print chair and blue patterned couch soften the space, making it feel intimate, while the modern furnishings, such as the end table and lamp, continue the modern design. Along the back wall, stone has been carried halfway up the wall. This stone conceals the television and also serves as a display for some of the modern art in the space, while the large giraffe statue draws the eye to this part of the space.
Interior designer Ami Austin chose a limited color palette that was warm, inviting and worked well with the wood-plank interior, because this helped contribute to the illusion of a larger, warmer space. The grey and rust-colored furnishings and rug were hand-picked to blend well with the livable luxury of this loft.
Designers wanted this spacious, Midcentury Modern living room to fell intimate despite its large floor plan, so they carefully chose textures and fabrics that would add personality, but wouldn't overwhelm the beautiful exterior views showcased by the expansive windows. Walls are painted white to reflect the views of the outdoors, while the color is added through a few pieces of modern art and colorful, patterned throw pillows on the modern sofas.
Large windows allow plenty of natural light into this Midcentury Modern living room. The light is reflected off the white walls and gray rug, making the space feel bright, warm and inviting. Designers then chose patterns and textures to add to the space, such as the teal and leopard print throw pillows and modern art pieces, that would make the space feel intimate without diminishing the outdoor views.
To create a building that had the sensibility of classic Tahoe cabins, the HGTV Dream Home 2014 great room space has the dining, kitchen and living areas all in keeping with a rustic style. The home's center section, capped with a flat roof, draws attention to its two gabled wings. The two-story section of the home houses the master suite, family room and guest rooms.
In this living room, patterns and textures work together to create an intimate vibe in this large, open space. Patterns like the cheetah print featured on this chair are prominent throughout the space and play off the modern art, bringing a cohesive design to the space.