This beautiful bathroom, part of the master bedroom suite, has all the daintiness of a flower. Instead of filling the space with pattern, a few strips are carefully selected, then accented by the glossy floating vanity and gray-stained flooring.
The homeowner's private collection of bonsai trees inspired designer Bea Pila to designate a special place for a zen garden. A trickling water fountain adds to the sensory experience. An occasional bench provides the option for seated meditation.
Experience bird's eye views of China's capital city in this 5,000 square foot, two-story penthouse. Light-filled rooms flow seamlessly together for the ultimate in modern urban living. Sleek wood and bamboo surfaces used throughout the space contribute to the streamlined aesthetic, while subtle touches of traditional Chinese decor lend a sense of history and place.
A round, teal-painted dining table with coordinating chairs has been placed on an outdoor deck, which also features a forest green bench, three bright colored pillows, a Buddha statue and a thriving garden of flowering plants, trees, and ornamental grasses.
In the kids' room, the homeowners wanted a bright, bold option that would still complement the rest of the house, so designers added a faux thatched roof accent to the space. To keep it bright, yellow uplighting highlights the addition, while bright green and blue curtains and bed frames keep this room fun and youthful. To complete the space, a blue and green geometric rug adds a bit of comfort to the space.
This brilliantly designed kitchenette, based on a traditional Japanese Tansu chest, contains all the essentials: sink, disposal, convection microwave, refrigerator and pantry shelves. Its staircase shape also adds display potential for artwork and accessories.
An eye-catching platform bed with lighting underneath both complements and emphasizes the striking hardwood floors in this simple Zen bedroom. Black-and-white art on the wall and yellow flowers on the nightstand add just the right personal touches to the space.