This inviting kitchen features gorgeous warm walnut floors, flat-front white cabinets and a black granite kitchen island. A wooden ceiling accent with recessed lighting is positioned above the island, while a glass door provides quick access to the outdoor patio area.
Mixing patterns brings interest to your outdoor space, especially when the color scheme remains consistent, no matter what the pattern. With a strict color scheme, says interior designer Danielle Rollins, you are more able to move items around for parties or just to change things up. Rollins prefers to use sturdy fabrics from Sunbrella on all outside spaces. Outdoor mirrors enlarge this covered patio space and a ceiling fan keeps things comfortable in the steamy South.
This contemporary home's grand appearance is the result of an expansive curved wood paneled roof that encloses the main area of the home. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer an interior view of the home, while a wraparound porch with a black metal railing provides room for outdoor dining.
This porch was built around the existing oak trees, and the ceiling cutouts allow their branches to keep growing healthy and strong. Black wicker chairs with matching ottomans provide a comfy place to sit and enjoy the outdoors, while a large window from the home office invites fresh air indoors.
The master bedroom was lacking in ambient light, so its existing ceiling fan was taken down and replaced with a wood and iron French chandelier. French chandeliers usually evoke a feeling of femininity, but due to its black painted finish, the chandelier used in this master bedroom takes on a more gender-neutral appearance. For modern flair, globe bulbs were used rather than standard flame bulbs.
Clean lines and contemporary furniture mix with traditional lighting and Mediterranean design details in this California dining room. Curved lines create harmony in the space, from the arched doorways to the recessed ceiling dome to the round mirror above a modern console. Black and white art is a theme that carries through other rooms in the home's 11,000-square-foot interior. A wall-size pocket door opens this space to one of a series of outdoor courtyards.