Stone Double Fireplace in Contemporary Master Bedroom
A double-sided stacked stone fireplace is a stunning focal point in the center of this elegant master bedroom. Comfortable chairs sit on one side for a cozy seating area, while a platform bed is situated between picturesque windows with beautiful views.
Royal Blue Sofa and Yellow Tufted Coffee Table Under Gold Spiked Light Fixture in Contemporary Living Room
A deep royal blue sofa and upholstered yellow coffee table create a bold pairing and draw the eye in this room. Brown walls, dark hardwood, and a maze pattern rug are a neutral background allowing the colors to shine. A gold spike light fixture is perfect for adding contemporary intrigue to the design.
A custom wood and copper bar creates a showpiece in the great room of this sleek and urban apartment. A wall of windows bathes the space in natural light, while reflective surfaces further the impact of light in the space, giving it an open, airy feel. The great room has a view through the galley kitchen to the colorful breakfast nook beyond.
If existing cabinets are of good quality, in excellent working condition and the layout functions well, the most affordable option is to simply paint or re-stain them. Another alternative, refacing, involves installing a new veneer on the exterior of the cabinet box and replacing the doors and drawer fronts, and should be handled by a professional.
Contemporary Home Exterior With Mirrored Windows and Wood Accents
This neutral home exterior features multiple wooden entrances, including garage doors and a gated walkway. Mirrored windows reveal the surrounding landscape, while tropical plants decorate the front yard. A gray tin roof completes the look.
A cozy sitting area in the master bedroom of a Lake Tahoe ski retreat is oriented to take advantage of the beautiful views indoors and out. A sleek gas fireplace is built into the focal wall. Meanwhile, a large deck takes advantage of the home's 180-degree mountain vista.
The calming Zen bathroom mixes warm wood tones and organic movement. The custom solid teak trough sink is paired with a sleek gray vanity. Muted brass fixtures bring a metallic note to the space, and a Japanese soaking tub is a soothing escape.
The bright, contemporary living room opens up to a sleek wet bar and frameless glass wine room. Sleek, low armchairs, sectional and coffee tables don't distract from the view outside, while floor-to-ceiling sliding doors blend the indoors and out.
Contemporary Kitchen Mixes Clean Whites and Warm Woods
Walnut cabinetry pairs with streamlined white countertops in this Scandinavian-inspired kitchen. Open shelves keep glasses handy and allow for an airy, bright feel. Vertical rectangular white tiles make for a striking backsplash.
Etched Wood Cabinet With Decorative Vase and Abstract Painting
A pattern etched into the wood of this cabinet gives it an artistic personality. The dark wood pops against the light background and is decorated with bright colors from the vase and abstract painting resting above it.
Espresso-stained oak floors and dark kitchen cabinets create a striking contrast against the soft white island. The hub of the kitchen, the island provides a casual dining spot, two separate ranges for cooking, tons of counter space for prep and even storage for the homeowners' large collection of cookbooks.
The original plain white metal staircase is completely redesigned by encasing them in the same walnut used for the feature wall. Floor-to-ceiling copper poles are used an unexpected handrail, and an indoor swing hangs at the base of the stairwell for a playful touch.
This contemporary bathroom has an edgy masculine vibe thanks to variegated brown tile on the walls. A floating trough sink adds dimension below a sparse industrial light fixture. The faucet is mounted sideways – an unexpected twist to the design.