The actual containers used in this home are concealed behind the duplex, and mirror each other, just as the duplex units mirror each other with two bedrooms and three bathrooms. Similarly to designer Patrice Rios’ own container, these function as either an office or guesthouse. Neither contains a bathroom, but there’s easy access to one on the first floor of each unit. Rios is currently designing another duplex in the city that will incorporate shipping containers inside the home.
A great alternative to knocking nail holes in walls and a modern, fresh take, leaning a mirror or artwork on a vanity or bedside table brings a new attitude to this bedroom. A fur-draped bench at the vanity is a gorgeous, luxurious detail.
This bedroom sitting area features a calming array of earth tones, making it feel like a relaxing retreat. A fireplace with custom stone tiles serves as the focal point in the space, with small starburst mirrors adding interest.
The dressing area, within close proximity to the kid’s bedroom at HGTV Green Home 2010, includes a mobile storage shelf and a vanity mirror. The window, flanked by two bulkhead lights, provides a picturesque view of the east lawn.
An oversized sideboard with a mirrored front that could be used in a dining room was cleverly integrated into the design of the guest bedroom, to provide storage in an unexpected way. The sideboard is topped with assorted accessories and two bronzed steel table lamps with drum shades.
In this Arizona desert retreat, the contemporary guest bedroom features shades of gray, creating a serene monochromatic color scheme. The upholstered bed is flanked by matching nightstands, hanging lights and large mirrors. For a resort-like feel, a built-in alcove houses a mini bar and storage cabinets.
For the bathroom joining two teen sisters' bedrooms, designers layered various shades of blue: pale blue for the ceiling and mosaic tile floor, a brighter shade for the vanity and matching mirrors. Lightbulbs are suspended from the ceiling in a contemporary twist on a pendant light.
This blue velvet armchair is a beautiful piece in this traditional bedroom. A monogrammed pillow and damask cushion call out the icy blue and sand tones throughout the room. A mirrored nightstand keeps the look feeling fresh and updated.
Don't be afraid to combine varying textures and colors; they can create a look that's eclectic and sophisticated. This bedroom mixes wood, metallics and mirrors with mohair, velvet and graphic patterns. The result is a richly layered, visually compelling setting.
The vanity in this contemporary bathroom spans the length of the wall, providing plenty of space for getting ready for the day ahead. A sleek white countertop provides a nice contrast to the rich wood cabinetry, while the bedroom is reflected in the large vanity mirror under simple recessed lights.
This renovated master bathroom has fresh white paint, windows, his-and-her vanity and vessel sinks, a modern mirror and light fixtures, creating a spa-like bathroom. A spacious white-tile shower is in place of the old bathtub to make room for a door to the relocated master bedroom.
Contractor Chip Wade of Elbow Room designs an open floor plan master suite. Hotel-style mirror panels act as a central divider between the bedroom, vanity area and large walk-through closet. The entire space evokes a resort-like feel at home.
Using vintage pieces, designer Tricia Huntley created a cozy seating area off the master bedroom. A custom chandelier, two-piece curved sofa, folding mirror screen and writing desk niche finish the inviting central second floor space. Photography by Robert Radifera/DC Design House
This contemporary girls bedroom is chock full of romantic touches, from the shell pink wallpaper to the pintucked bedding to the ornate frames adorning one otherwise clean, white wall. A modern acrylic chair is whimsical when paired with more traditional pieces, like the pair of mirrored nightstands and tufted headboard.
A framed TV that looks like a mirror when off sits above the bedroom's see-through fireplace. "I think more and more people are trying to make their bedroom a respite, and you want the TV there when you want it but you don't want it when you don't want it," says tech expert Carley Knobloch. "This is a really nice solution where it kind of disappears."
Plum accents continue throughout this stylish, contemporary guest bedroom, tying the space together and creating a bold style statement in the neutral room. A pair of club chairs forms a sunny seating area that's functional for guests. A mirrored dresser reflects the room's ample natural light and provides stylish storage.
A vibrant shade of blue, this kids bedroom is the perfect design for a boy. Space was limited, so a slipcovered armchair and small acrylic desk provide a place to work on homework, while the mirror includes an indoor basketball hoop to practice the perfect shot. The dresser resembles a locker, adding to the cool factor.
A black-and-white dresser with a chic chevron pattern makes a bold statement in this eclectic bedroom. For a sophisticated vignette, the dresser is topped with a mercury glass table lamp, pretty yellow flowers and a traditional gold mirror.