This bedroom starts with a neutral base—striking dark gray walls, a simple white bed—then layers in a myriad of interesting textures. The macrame hanging above the bed leaps out at the eye against the wall's gray. The bed has pillows and a throw made from patterned textiles in bold stripes and flashes of red.
Sometimes a touch of modern architecture is all you need to update your look. Kohler's Purist faucet line has a minimalist profile, a 360-degree swivel spout, lever handles, and high clearance for pots and pans. All finishes are complementary to a neutral palette: Polished Chrome (shown), Vibrant Polished Nickel, Matte Black and Vibrant Stainless. Image courtesy of Kohler
Large windows, an apron sink and simple door pulls are among the features that tie this white kitchen to the home's traditional farmhouse architecture. Dark honed countertops are both functional and crisp against the white cabinetry. The newly built modern farmhouse rests on a 12-acre property, with an open plan for the kitchen, living and dining areas.
The vision for the space was to create a livable, functional space for the homeowners. Their love for modern design paired perfectly with the quaint cottage architecture and geography of the home. By removing the one wall in the space that used to define the kitchen, the designers were able to open the floor plan up and maximize the square footage and natural lighting. The living area features a comfy gray sectional paired with modern black chairs and coffee table. A geometric rug anchors the space and adds interest and dimension.
The house sits right on the canals of Ventura, California and has its own dock with room for two boats. Every aspect of the design places emphasis on the view; the entire back wall is glass and steel with a large patio that extends to the water's edge.
On an eye-catching corner lot in Houston, Tex., seasonal interest is achieved through the use of a vast number of species that bloom throughout spring and summer, as well as species with fall color or winter fruit to stand out in the off season. The goal of the project is to minimize physical labor demands in a contemporary garden design to match the architecture of the home,