Exposed ductwork and ceiling beams bring an industrial vibe to the main dining room at Il Corso. Dark red chairs surround each table with black and white linens, and globe-shaped pendant lights dangle above, adding a fun element to the design. Reclaimed wood flooring and natural stone walls complete the look.
A dark hardwood floor looks beautifully rich against the bright white cabinets, backsplash and walls in this spacious kitchen. The island base provides an unexpected pop of blue to accent the room. Black bar chairs circle the island for an eat-in set up at the polished white countertop shining under a pair of globe pendant lights.
This sleek, black kitchen is a perfectly elegant, stylish and functional Midcentury Modern space. The space has plenty of functional elements, for example the kitchen island and open shelving, whose clean lines contribute to the Midcentury Modern design of the space, while elements such as the gold-lined pendant lights help to add glamour and pizzaz.
An open floor plan with plenty of space gives this dining area its own room while keeping a cohesive look with the surrounding rooms. Retro chairs surround a circular wood dining table under a large black pendant light. Exposed wood beams cross the ceiling, adding texture and warmth to the white space.
Full of abundant detail, this cottage style kitchen offers a little of it all. Peek-a-boo cabinets with lighting draw the eye upwards to the captivating tray ceiling. From there, the black pendant lights brings you back down to the dark gray marble countertops that sit atop white detailed cabinets. The blue and white plate detail and homey patterened wallpaper makes this cottage vibe come to life.
Muted gray cabinets pair with black quartz countertops, while contrasting white quartz countertops top the 13-foot-long island. Quartz countertops offer the advantage of resistance to staining and are essentially maintenance free. A well-lit kitchen relies on sophisticated and layered lighting from multiple sources. In this case that includes recessed spots for dramatic accent, industrial-style pendants for concentrated task lighting and a trio of rustic sconces over the sink.
Maximize living space by combining, where possible, your kitchen and dining room. Here, six chairs are arranged around a large dining table on which a white orchid is used as a centerpiece. In the adjacent black and white kitchen, stainless accents like the pendant lights and barstools give the kitchen a sleek, contemporary feel.
The large dark wooden island, complete with built-in wine rack and prep sink, contrasts against the white countertops and walls of this contemporary kitchen. White upholstered chairs with nailhead trim sit under two black pendant lights with crystal fringe. A cream marble wall section behind the white range hood brings a elegance to the space.
In one area of the apartment, designers added a bold, Midcentury Modern table atop a brown and white zebra print rug. Around the dining table, four copper chairs add a splash of pizzaz, while the white, fur throws add a bit of comfort. Finally, two accent pieces-the black pendant light and the triangular mirror-finish off the funky space.
The front door, crafted from hemlock planks reclaimed from the interior of a 150-year-old home, complements the natural pine flooring and yellow birch panel ceiling in the HGTV Dream Home 2011. A white pendant light illuminates the space while black wood furniture and large accessories anchor the room. A gray floral patterned throw rug greets visitors to the home.
The large island in this loft kitchen isn't only a place to eat, it offers valuable storage space. By removing doors and adding millwork, the island now has a mix of open and concealed storage. The island's black and white color scheme is nicely contrasted by the copper pendant lights above and the teal front door.
This black and white kitchen showcases a sleek and modern sensibility with its minimalist approach. Designers at Design Platform selected very tall cabinets to complement the room's high ceilings and to add much-needed storage space. The room was able to accommodate larger accent pieces such as the artwork and pendant lights, as well as a larger island for additional seating. Matte porcelain tile, cove lighting and rift oak cabinets also help create this rich, modern look.
Styles mix beautifully in this game room featuring a large pool table. A black ceiling complements the white crackled paint finish on the recessed paneling, and a large piece of modern art ties the two together. Brown, horizontal-striped window treatments bring a warmth to the room and complement the block wooden stool. A large pendant light over the pool table makes sure no shot is missed!
A large white shelving unit surrounds the TV, creating a stylish display area for media components and decorative items. A small black bar area is illuminated with three globe-shaped gold pendant lights, adding a touch of glamour to this sleek space. A leather upholstered bench behind the neutral sofa provides additional seating and adds a pop of color to the room's neutral palette.
A classic black and white color palette characterizes the living room, from the walls to the massive overhead pendant light. The palette repeats throughout the home, providing the perfect canvas for the many pops of color that bring the combination of Angolan and African American cultures that characterize the family into the space. As a final touch, plants lend a colorful touch of life that makes the space even more inviting.
The homeowners wanted a simple, modern bedroom design, so designers started with sleek, neutral tile on the floor and a complementary wood paneling on the wall. Then, they added a four post bed and pendant light to create height in the design. For comfort, designers added a silk rug and black and white curtains that help to diffuse the sunlight that comes in through the room's expansive windows.
The wall between the kitchen and living room is long gone, and a new, black iron retaining wall with gridded windows now defines the space between the kitchen and the foyer in an inviting way. "That wall is like, Let's get on the other side of it!," Joanna said. New hardwood floors, a massive new kitchen island, a teal backsplash and opulent new brass pendant lights complete the kitchen's transformation.
Pendant lights hang down over an island with bar seating in this country kitchen. Glass door cabinets and provide dish storage around a patterned tile wall above the metallic stove. A strip of subway tile follows the white countertop around the walls of the kitchen. Wooden bar stools, gray herringbone flooring, and a black window frame above the sink add a few contrasting colors to the white decor.