For older children and even adults, a loft bed is a great way to leave floor space open. It takes advantage of otherwise unused space and makes it possible to add a desk or a seating area in a small room that would have been otherwise overwhelmed by a large bed.
Menswear patterns give dapper style to this friendly family room: a blue-gray check on the walls, a subtle chevron stripe for the rug. The large leather sectional and pool table keep everyone comfy and entertained.
Contemporary Woodgrain Kitchen With Blue Backsplash
While blue and brown are the main colors of this contemporary kitchen, red bar chairs add a pop of eye-catching color. The shiny blue mosaic tile backsplash looks beautiful against the woodgrain cabinets and matching vent hood covering a six-burner professional grade stove. Textured paint panels add a great detail under shiny black countertop.
Swirling wallpaper brings gold-accented pattern to this contemporary navy bedroom, while a contemporary light fixture makes a chic statement. Sliding glass doors provide stunning views of the Malibu beach.
Contemporary Turquoise Bathroom With Modern Bathtub
This contemporary bathroom features a beautiful contrast between the dark turquoise walls and the curved white accent walls surrounding the modern bathtub. The gray vanity with stone countertop and dramatic sunbeam mirror complete the space.
The innovative style in this nursery includes a fabric panel hung on the wall and from the ceiling that creates a kind of canopy. Rose-colored stripes pair with gold and soft blue accents for a look that's serene and sophisticated.
This blue and white contemporary living room features coastal accents like the seashells sitting on the fireplace mantel. A portrait of waves crashing on the shore sits above the mantel as well. Pops of color are added with blue accents like a blanket and throw pillows.
The lackluster kitchen of a new construction home is reinvented as a high-design masterpiece. The biggest splurge is the storage-packed kitchen island, which is made of welded steel and silvered alder wood topped with a concrete work surface.
Contemporary Teen's Room With Loads of Personality
Bright blue walls, bold prints and a mod Parsons desk combine to create a fun, contemporary space for a teen to sleep, study and hang out with friends. A hanging chair makes fun use of a corner niche, and an acrylic desk chair is stylish and functional. Designer Claire Paquin pulled colors from the bright polka-dot bedding and carried them throughout the space.