Small bursts of color stand out starkly against the all-white palette of this modern, minimalist home. In the space, a combination of white and clear acrylic furnishings appear to “float” on the white floors. Even the baseboards are recessed to emphasize the home’s feeling of weightlessness.
When square footage is scarce, filling yours with heavy, dark furniture is a surefire way to instantly make your space feel crammed. Instead, look to glass and acrylic furniture that makes little-to-no footprint, and lets your gorgeous floors or striking rug show through.
This living room features a pair of high-back tufted wing chairs by Christopher Guy, a barely there acrylic cocktail table by Diane Paparo and a chocolate brown velvet sofa. Pops of turquoise and pink add a bit of color to the space.
Add a tablecloth and centerpiece to your breakfast area. Seattle firm Judith Wright Design dressed up the homeowner’s original table with a tablecloth and florals to coordinate with the cushions she put on banquette in this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association winner. Acrylic chairs add glam (often, new acrylic furniture is affordable) without hindering the view of the banquette.
Coastal-style furniture and colorfully vibrant textiles – turquoise seat cushions and bright orange patterned throw pillows – lay the foundation for this white living room. Metallic accents paired with a sleek acrylic end table keep the look fresh and lively.
Vintage furniture was given a modern update for this girl's bedroom, including a hotel dresser and a lacquered chair upholstered with pink velvet. An acrylic cloud makes for a statement piece on the wall, adding even more personality to the room.
A wide covered porch with lighting and comfortable furnitures gives this home an outdoor retreat that's usable all day and into the night. The daybed features a movable acrylic panel that can be used to prop up pillows in lots of different configurations.
Neutral walls and clean-lined, modern furniture create a minimal, masculine space with streamlined style. A tufted leather sofa with modern lines and metal legs mixes with a spare acrylic table. The contemporary rug provides a fun spot of color in the space.
A touch of playfulness was added to the family room's furnishings with chalkboard cube end tables that flank each of the slipcovered sofas. Basic wood cube tables are painted with chalkboard paint, then covered with acrylic panels to keep designs sharp and furniture clean.
Old meets new in this living room with traditional architectural details and crisp, contemporary furniture and accessories. High-gloss ebonized hardwood floors create a stunning backdrop for acrylic chairs and contemporary art. Pewter-colored walls with a soft sheen fit the historic character of the house but also add contemporary drama.
An excellent trick for decorating small outdoor spaces is to use multi-purpose furniture that can quickly transform for various entertaining needs. Here, floor cushions made from weather-resistant acrylic fabric and a pair of tables allow guests to cluster in groups and use the tables for dining or perching.
An open layout and views of the Hudson River make this private residence in New York City pretty irresistible. To tailor the space to her clients' taste, designer Courtney Blaymore introduced stylish, contemporary furniture in neutral hues and mixed different textures, like the faux-fur ottomans and Acrylic coffee table, for maximum visual appeal.
Consider using see-through furniture in tight spaces. This contemporary acrylic table makes a great coffee station and uses the available space well, freeing the kitchen counter of a coffee maker, toaster and fruit bowl. The clear table doesn’t add visual clutter, while the stools add a place for guests or kids to perch. This room was designed by Clay Snider Interiors for Dwell with Dignity, which creates inspiring homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty.