The Leitao house is full of wonderful details. Every opportunity to tell a cultural story at home has been found as with this ebony banister, original to the space. Kenza and Julio added a personal touch by turning an intricately detailed piece of art into a unique pommel.
Art Decor Macaron Bakery With Brass Chandelier, Crescent Bar and Jade Velvet Chairs
This lavish macaron bakery features a crescent shaped bar that adds counter space and supports a glass encased macron display. A ornamental brass chandelier commands the room in the dimensional white ceiling. Black walls create a bold contrast to the white ceiling and compliment the chandelier with thin gold trim framing the paneling.
Fun & Colorful Playroom With Custom Scrabble Board Wall
The perfect place to learn and create, this playroom uses fun colors and patterns that kids of any age will love. Next to the multipurpose wall that stores games and supplies, the art table features rolled, white craft paper to keep the area neat and tidy in between projects. A custom-designed, life sized Scrabble board is the star of the space.
In this wide passageway, niches with colored lights stand out against the tan walls, making a lively gallery display. In the center of the space, a long bench sits museum-style, inviting passerby to reflect on the art.
Transitional Basement Bar With Built-In Wine Storage
The basement bar uses space that would otherwise be empty square footage. A custom bar aligns with the stair treads and is the same wood and finish as the steps. A dark charcoal wall is a complementary accent to the light gray paint. Glass subway tile adds a simple pattern to the space and open shelving keeps bottles organized and accessible.
With the high arched ceiling and the neutral color palette in this entryway, the space feels large and voluminous. To make it fun, designers added a colorful, geometric chair to add some personality and color.
This modern stairway is a true work of art. Wire-brushed oak floors and stairs are set against the glass railings. Recessed lighting highlights the details of this space, including the contemporary artwork.
One a few square feet of wasted space, this alcove is now home to a dresser that provides extra storage and organization, as well as style and design. To give the area a personal touch, designers hung two of the family's vacation pictures, adding that feeling of home to this small design space.
Soft grays and metallic accents create a cozy yet refined atmosphere in this upscale bonus room. Natural light and breathtaking views from the walls of glass lead to the expansive feel and airiness of the space. It also comes fully equip with a wet bar, wine cooler and golf simulator.
Striking Stone Staircase With Transparent Glass Railing
The stunning stone staircase serves as a focal point in this dynamic home. Open risers and a transparent glass balustrade make the staircase look and feel as if it's floating. A colorful display wall meets you as you descend, ensuring there's never a dull moment.
To make a room appear to be bigger than it is, paint it the same color as the adjacent room. If you have a small kitchen and dining room, a seamless look will make both rooms feel like one big space. And make a sunporch look bigger and more inviting by painting it green to reflect the color of nature. Another design trick: If you want to create the illusion of more space, paint the walls the same color as your drapery. It will give you a seamless and sophisticated look.