This apartment renovation included the installation of two black sliding steel doors that conceal the television and entrainment center. A gray sectional sofa and multicolored Oriental rug complete the look of the living room.
This contemporary media cabinet features sliding steel doors which hide the room's flat-screen TV. From the media cabinet to the lamps flanking it, everything in this living room is clean and linear, giving the space a sleek feel.
The homeowners wanted an open great room built for entertaining with a strong connection to the outdoors. The design team accomplished these goals with a custom-designed catwalk that opens the two-story space to the upstairs and 10-foot sliding glass doors that lead to a covered patio. A 26-foot structural beam crafted from steel ties in the upstair's perforated steel railing.
White french door cabinets open up to reveal wood shelves and sliding wood drawers for an organized and easily accessible pantry. Built in stainless steel refrigerators frame the pantry for a sleek contemporary look.
A full glass wall, including a large sliding door, allows natural light to flood this modern dining room. A glass dining table with stainless steel base is surrounded by black leather dining chairs. A trio of white covered pendant lights is complimented by the white and cream framed artwork for simple, modern decor.
A newlywed couple's bedroom in the Hollywood Hills captures the allure of the Hollywood and the naturally Bohemian air of living in Laurel Canyon in one space. A large scale sea photograph printed on plexiglass is mounted above a modern black bed frame with white linens and layered pillows. Patterned rugs add warm color to the room.
This black pantry door pops against the bright white walls and ceiling in this kitchen. Exposed ceiling beams and the floor frame the space with wood elements above and below. A stainless steel refrigerator is fitted into the wall neighboring the pantry.
Red detail on the sliding doors, light fixture and seating nook throw pillow offer sharp contrast to the sleek white walls and black steel details in this contemporary dining room with rustic industrial furniture.
Steel sliding doors slide into channels in cement walls to completely open up this seating area for indoor/outdoor living. The sliding doors create a flow from the exterior of the main home and surrounding backyard to the interior of the design studio.
FINNE Architects chose windows and oversized sliding glass doors of black anodized aluminum for this contemporary home. “I like to call the main living space ‘a large front porch,’ because the windows and large sliding glass doors create a feeling of being outdoors,” says Nils Finne.
Stainless steel appliances and recessed lighting shine in this open kitchen and make meal-prep virtually effortless. Meanwhile, sliding glass doors and large windows invite cool breezes to filter inside.