A sinuous wood handrail follows the curve of a custom wood banister on the staircase of this contemporary urban townhouse. The blond wood finish of the handrail takes its cue from the pale hardwood floors and pops against a dark brown wall.
An inset in the wall of this contemporary stairwell creates a niche for the custom handrail, which mimics the line and finish of the light hardwood steps. Two-toned walls offer drama with neutrals. Variegated hardwood continues onto the steps from the entry to unify the spaces.
Butter yellow walls and classic moldings provide the backdrop for sleek, modern finishes and lighting in this transitional kitchen. White cabinetry is extra-tall to maximize storage in the compact space, and dark countertops have a honed finish that balances the area.
Dramatic zebrawood cabinetry extends to the ceiling, maximizing space in this Brooklyn kitchen. Gray countertops and stainless steel appliances add to the room's industrial chic styling, while variegated hardwood floors add warmth to this kitchen space.
White subway tile plays well against the dark charcoal mosaic tile floor in this contemporary bathroom. Extending the tile from floor to ceiling gives the room an industrial edge that works well with the wall-mounted sink.
Contemporary, recessed-panel cabinetry in rich cherry wood brings warmth to this sleek urban kitchen. Gray tile floors tie in with a glass-tile backsplash that has a subtle sheen, adding a touch of glamour. A built-in breakfast bar takes advantage of the city view and allows this space to feel more open and inviting.
Faux taxidermy adds a whimsical touch to the foyer of this traditional Brooklyn townhouse. Dark stain on moldings and doors complement the traditional architecture, and soft gray walls carry through to the home's interior.
Topaz tiles with mother-of-pearl luminescence wrap an angular corner in this contemporary Brooklyn bathroom. An oval undermount sink is off-center in the floating countertop though centered in the room itself, highlighting the unusual shape of the space.
A walled, brick-floored terrace brings an extra level of living space to this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. High walls that surround the space offer privacy, and plantings at various heights pop against the wall's dark green paint. Contemporary wood folding chairs provide simple seating, while the spacious patio leaves plenty of room for entertaining.
Contemporary metal navy-style chairs slide up to a wide wood countertop in this bright and functional home workspace. Open shelving above offers ample storage, while a tack board that runs the length of the workstation helps keep the desk clutter free.
A trendy Brooklyn playroom mixes fun tribal patterns with sleek white accents and soft yellow walls. A pretty area rug provides warmth underfoot and a great place to play, while a cozy sofa in the back of the room offers a comfortable place for Mom and Dad.
Interesting details come together to create a fun, whimsical space in this transitional yellow dining room. Birch branches displayed in the corner, mismatched lighting and cute rooster art all work together to add charm to the space. A bright area rug brings in color and the six-person dining table blends wood and metal for a rustic/industrial vibe.
A whimsical blend of styles characterizes the small kitchen in this Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse. Traditional architecture is emphasized with Corinthian columns, appliques and an ornate ceiling medallion, while a contemporay pendant lamp and sleek finishes add a contemporary touch.