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.
In the master bedroom, large windows frame the space, making the room feel bright and open. Two chaise lounges give the homeowners a lovely view of their surroundings without ever having to leave their oasis, while an oriental rug and orange accents help to add color and personality to this elegant, Asian inspired master bedroom.
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.
Neutral Asian Style Bedroom With Contemporary Windows
Geometric floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the natural landscape, making this room appear as though it's in a tree house. A hand-carved corner chair, an Oriental rug and Asian art above the bed give the space a collected, global look inspired by traveling.
A soft color palette of tan and sky blue pairs with Asian design to give this bedroom a serene, tranquil atmosphere. A sliding glass door provides access to a private patio and also allows natural light to infiltrate the room.
The focal point of this peaceful bedroom is the custom-designed cherry wood platform bed, along with matching floating nightstands and a wall-to-wall dresser. A carved wooden armchair with a plaid cushion and red pillow sits in the corner, while a wooden Zen sculpture is featured on top of the dresser.
Triangle Shapes Make A Frame Roof Seem Less Constricting
The sharp pitch of an A frame roof can feel a bit small and constricting, but this design makes the most of that space. The exposed beams that accent the room make use of triangular shapes to accent the drastic pitch and make the space look larger.
Fireplace and Natural Light Keep Asian Master Bedroom and En Suite Warm and Bright
This spa inspired bathroom blends seamlessly into the master bedroom suite. The fireplace that rests on the wall separating the two spaces serves to heat both spaces, while the natural light that floods the room from the large, high windows keep the spaces bright and airy.
Asian Spa Inpspired Master Suite with Platform Bed and Imported Mural Headboard
This platform bed with soft, inviting linens and pillows is accented by the mural that was made into a headboard. This mural, imported from Thailand, was globally sourced and brings in the Asian spa feeling the couple desired. The end tables on either side of the bed are modern and bring in the dark wood often incorporated in the Asian style, while the lamps on the end tables help give the room light and make the space feel larger. The wallpaper is grasscloth wallpaper, which gives this accent wall a nice, rich texture, All of these elements working together make this space the everyday getaway the couple was hoping for.
After: Contemporary Bedroom from Designer Antonio Ballatore
Maintaining a mantra of "go big or go home," Antonio Ballatore, former HGTV Design Star contestant and host of HGTV's The Antonio Project, takes ordinary rooms and makes them wow-worthy. Case in point: this Japanese-inspired master bedroom that features a 3D painted wall mural and a three-panel Asian screen design. The peaceful blue wall color and grass-cloth wallpaper with Japanese waves bring a beach theme to the space. The bed has drawers underneath for extra storage.