Kelly and Co. Design created a contemporary-style bar in this renovated barn entertainment space without losing the ambiance of its rustic surroundings. A black granite countertop and zinc bar top sit atop wood cabinets and stainless steel fixtures. LED backlighting, which can be changed according to mood, showcases the bar selections. The bar features a keg tap, a wine fridge, a dishwasher, a refrigerator, and ample storage for glassware and other serving pieces.
A classic white kitchen with a neutral cream quartzite supports the transitional feel of the design combined with the use of polished nickel hardware and decorative lighting to add a modern flair. The lighting and light color scheme create a polished and bright room.
The small wood vanity base contrasts the cool-toned gray and white coloring of the bathroom. Backlighting shines out behind the mirror to illuminate the decorative gray granite countertop and creates a cool modern look over the textured finish of the walls.
A bath in this Lake Tahoe ski getaway is minimal and modern, with a wall of tile forming the backdrop to a dramatically lit vanity and mirror. An integrated sink is sleek, and its horizontal line is echoed in the glass tiles.
To create a strong visual and physical connection to the interior space of the poolhouse, designers centered the pool in front of the space, drawing a direct visual connection from the interior of the poolhouse to the view of the ocean.
Backlighting plays a crucial role in modernizing classic elements of this open floor plan kitchen. It's used in the quartz countertops and backsplash, as well as above the stainless steel range hood to highlight traditional moldings.
This luxurious two-story walk-in closet defines luxury and is filled with amenities. A small washer and dryer combo is a great convenience in such a large home. LED-paneled walls provide backlighting to an extensive collection of shoes, accessories and handbags.
Green backlighting illuminates a bottle display drawing the eye to the back wall of this dining space. Organized rows of bottles create a design on the black subway tile accent wall. Simple wood tables fill the dining floor. The matching chairs feature curved backs and light wicker seats.
Green backlighting shines through an organized bottle display creating an eye catching accent wall in this spacious dining room. Wood tables and matching chairs with wicker seat cushions fill the room. A large modern light fixture and track lighting brighten the room and add decor to the ceiling.
"The divider in this dining room was original to the midcentury home, so I restored the tracking system and counter before backlighting the burlap panels. The amber glow filters through the panels mimicking candlelight, while the counter provides the perfect spot for sitting and serving," says Shannon Baird, designer and owner of SBaird Design, Portland, Oregon.
To add some visual eye candy to her brand-new kitchen, HGTV fan cc_insidearch used gold glassed-curved tile to create a basket weave-patterned backsplash in the cut-out of her back wall cabinet unit. With bright backlighting and a reflective granite countertop, the glass tiles' iridescent finish appears especially sleek and shiny.