The bold, black and white stair railing is a stunning focal point in this eclectic foyer. Bold blocks of color, from the blue door to the cherry red rug, pop against neutral tones in this sparsely furnished space.
This home was formerly a two family dwelling and was converted to a single family residence consisting of a kitchen and dining room on the first floor. The second floor hosts the foyer, formal living room and den, while the third floor contains three bedrooms and bathrooms for the family. Black and white staircases connect all three levels.
The designers created a more open and inviting landing to the lower level of the home. A custom railing on the existing stairs allows light from the main floor to drift downstairs. Powder-coated metal pairs with a white oak handrail.
Bamboo stair railing was replaced with modern metal and wood railing for a fresh, streamlined look. Wood paneled ceilings now don a fresh coat of white paint to brighten the space by reflecting natural light.
A maple and iron staircase leads to the entrance of the loft area of HGTV Green Home 2011. A driftwood sawhorse table greets below a column of three colorful Yupo paper paintings. Two contemporary buffet lamps provide plenty of light in the space.
Elegant detailing adds a subtle dose of texture and interest to this fabulous black and white living room. A high ceiling and a grand chandelier show off the grand allure of the space, while a restored railing ties the entire look together.