The new kitchen in the home that Leanne and Steve Renovated together, in order to create a very modern feel Leanne put an ebony butcherblock countertop with black backsplash as seen on Restored by the Fords.
Inspired by the look of New York City buildings, designer Tomas Frenes used black subway tile with white grout, LED lighting that mimics the style of neon signs and a custom smoked glass window to create an urban style in this master bathroom.
Black subway tile on the bar wall correlates with the white subway tile walls in this public bar. Tall barstools with neutral leather set cushions reach up to the wood countertop adding a beautiful texture agains the subway tile. A large skylight lets natural light fall into the room while a trio of pendant lights bring a warm glow above the bar.
Decorative plates are mounted together to create an accent section in the black subway tile wall of this dining room. The french country look of the plate designs contrasts the sleek contemporary look of the black. Simple wood tables with matching chairs make up the dining section. The tables are topped with white napkins and small details to create place settings.
Black subway tile frames a plate wall display to create an artistic accent wall. A reflective finish on the side wall grabs the light and creates a contemporary feel in the room. Simple wood tables with matching chairs and understated place settings fill the dining floor. A built in bookshelf gives a homey quality to the public space.
A reclaimed factory window serves as the shower door in this country cottage. The striking black and white color palate keeps the bathroom feeling modern and fresh. A small window in the shower lets in just enough natural light.
Homeowner Chad Alford loves the look of steampunk style, so his partner and designer, Tomas Frenes, create a shower in their master bathroom where copper piping is exposed against a backdrop of glossy black subway tile.