This colorful sitting room features a green velour chaise lounge positioned in front of a modern black and white painted fireplace. A Southwestern area rug covers the hardwood floors, while a skylight in the exposed beam ceiling offers natural light.
Homeowner and designer Tomas Frenes opened the second-floor ceiling in his Atlanta townhome to expose the beams and give the home a more urban look, as seen in the master bedroom. A palette of grays and black create a sexy, sophisticated mood.
The white walls and ceiling keep this kitchen bright and open, while exposed beams add texture and provide a break in the stark coloring. Blue barstools pop against the white island countertop and cabinets. Black perimeter countertops provide natural separation in the room.
Bright white walls stand out against the mint green ceiling beams in this living room. A pair of second-hand chairs reupholstered with a graphic black and white fabric, and a red and pink area rug pull the airy, bright room together.
This spacious home office features white walls with plenty of wood accents, including an exposed beam ceiling, wall paneling and a built-in bookshelf. A black desk is paired with a white leather tufted chair and positioned across from two suede brown armchairs.
This spacious kitchen features all-over bamboo cabinets paired with black granite countertops and an exposed beam ceiling. Wrought iron lantern chandeliers with colorful frosted glass hang above the kitchen island, which boasts a sink and casual dining space.
The open floor plan living space is flooded with light by the floor-to-ceiling glass walls that take full advantage of the beautiful Big Sky, Mont., views. Wood boards continue from the roof outside to the ceiling, which is punctuated by sleek black beams. Simple, contemporary lighting doesn't distract from the carefully chosen materials and furnishings.
This traditional entryway opens up to a dramatic chandelier, tall ceilings and exposed wood beams. An archway leads to a sophisticated, cozy sitting room with built-in bookshelves and comfortable white armchairs. Gray railings are paired with black metal rods for an elegant descend down the stairs.
Exposed wooden beams provide contrast in this white, modern living space with a rustic vibe. The charcoal stone fireplace extends from floor-to-ceiling, divided by a natural wood mantle. A nearby striped black-and-white rug shares the space with a modern coffee table and blue velvet sofa.
This eclectic sitting area blends exposed beam ceilings, Navajo print rugs and modern artwork. Neutral upholstered armchairs are arranged on one side of a wooden dining table, while a black and white bench with pink piping is positioned on the other. A wrought iron chandelier hangs above the table.
This spacious kitchen pairs neutral granite countertops with deep-hued cabinetry to create a classic, transitional look. The black-and-white checkerboard-patterned floor keeps the vibe traditional, while the exposed-beam ceiling ties together the kitchen with the look of the rest of the British Virgin Islands home.
This grand open plan living room features a rustic modern design with a spacious seating area. White exposed beam ceilings with recessed lighting give the space depth paired with a large black storage shelf. Two leather armchairs sit on a neutral area rug with a modern coffee table between.
This light green kitchen features exposed beam ceilings paired with a blend of medium grain and dark wood cabinetry. The open floor plan allows for easy transition between the kitchen and dining spaces, as well as a bar area with black wooden bar stools. Earth-toned slate tiles cover the floor.
Exposed metal beams contrasts against the rustic wood ceiling. Picturesque windows are dressed with simple gray curtains and overlook beautiful views of Snowmass, Colo. A large black sectional is paired with white leather chairs, fuzzy bean bags and a modern hanging chair, bringing contemporary edge to the living space.
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 stick strung to the exposed ceiling beams creates a simple but attractive hanging rack for coat and clothes storage next to the black front door. Free floor space between the wall and the striped black and white rug is perfect for setting aside boots, creating a homemade mudroom. A wood ladder leaning against the wall displays a tapestry collection adding neutral tones and great texture to the space.
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.
This bold living space features a blue foyer with a black and white Southwestern door that leads the way to a sitting area. Navajo print rugs cover the hardwood floors, while an exposed beam ceiling lends a rustic touch. A soft gray print dresser provides the ideal spot for a bar tray and table lamp.