The large encaustic (or hot wax painting) is a stunning focal point in the living room. Rincon shows the homeowner's love of art and creativity through the variety of art pieces from the black-and-white photography to the abstract paintings.
Built-ins are the perfect way to display favorite books, souvenirs and other novelties, but they also go a long way towards establishing symmetry. With a large abstract painting hung between these shelves, this little nook feels bright and balanced for any occasion.
The space-saving Murphy bed is the perfect piece for the homeowner's guest room and sewing room. Built-in nightstands, floating shelves and upper cabinets boast storage space without taking up much floorspace. An abstract painting is a surprising addition above the fold-down bed.
From abstract work to landscapes to portraits, the Williamsons definitely play the field when it comes to the kind of art they display in their home. Here, a graphic abstract painting with juicy colors plays nicely with the white console and lamp in the Williamsons' master bedroom.
Sleek, straight lines set the tone in this ultra-modern living and dining room. A white lacquer dining table for eight balances the all-white walls, which provide a gallery-like backdrop for an eye-catching abstract painting. The furniture's blue hue pulls straight from the art.
Bright colors like orange and lime add energy and enliven this home office from designer Lori Dennis. A reclaimed desk from the '50s was painted in a car body shop to make it like new while a multicolored abstract painting with bold graphics creates a strong visual focal point.
To blend modern and traditional elements in this seating area, Right Meets Left Design used a William Morris print from the 1800s on the accent pillow, which incorporates the same color palette as the modern abstract painting. The transitional style of the chair and floor lamp helps to bridge the gap.
This sitting area is part of an expansive great room that features arched windows, light-brown hardwood flooring, a white coffered ceiling and a large abstract painting. The sitting area includes a glass coffee table, a white sofa, two modern gray chairs and a gray area rug with geometric design.
An array of design styles fuse in this light-filled family room, lending a transitional feel to the chic space. Color is introduced through an abstract painting and a traditional Persian rug, with texture in the way of a wood-paneled wall, creating an interesting juxtaposition of classic and modern elements.
Colorful accessories add an element of fun to this all-white, contemporary kitchen. Clean-lined cabinetry is accented with a backsplash of Blue de Savoie marble. The eat-in area features blue, molded acrylic chairs whose bold hue is repeated in a modern abstract painting and a colorful striped rug.
Traditional architecture forms a pleasing backdrop for modern furnishings and accessories in this transitional family room. Built-in bookshelves flank the fireplace, and a bold, abstract painting provides a punch of color and creates a focal point. A pair of X-based benches beneath the media console can slide out for extra seating.
A little color goes a long way in this predominantly gray dining room. Two white pendants illuminate the dining table while a pair of floor lamps flank a colorful abstract painting in vibrant oranges and blues. Staging with fresh flowers and bowls of colorful fruit bring additional splashes of color to the room.
To create a welcoming space in this townhouse, designers used a base palette of white and serene blue, layered with yellow and gray accents. Accessories like the lamp and abstract painting add fun personality. A marble top was a simple way to customize the store-bought coffee table. Lamp: Marset floor lamp
Textured white subway tile and a glass pendant light add an artisan look to what's typically a humble space: the laundry room. An abstract painting done in tones of blue and a navy-colored laundry hamper prove to be thoughtful accents as they tie in with the bold blues used in accents throughout the home.
A square glass table with X-shaped bases provides seating for a large number of guests while complementing the jagged lines of a modern staircase. Lighting provides drama in the space in the form of a sleek, contemporary pendant, as well as a pair of amber-glass floor lamps that highlight a modern abstract painting.
Clean white walls provide a cool and calming retreat from the tropical heat. The focus of the dining room is the colorful abstract paintings from a local artist, so the furniture is kept simple and understated. A round table allows for a better flow for traffic through the small area, while white replica Ghost Chairs are stylish and practical.
The modern art brings together all the colors in the room from the rich-blue walls to the array of colors in the throw pillows. "It all came together with the artwork," says HGTV Dream Home 2014 designer Linda Woodrum. "When you come up the stairs, the painting explodes."
This modern master bedroom features a tray-style ceiling with a visually interesting hexagonal chandelier. The space also includes a brown accent wall with a large abstract painting hanging above the head of the upholstered bed. Large windows provide a stunning view of the city, and two navy blue armchairs form a small sitting area at the foot of the bed.