The homeowner wanted a bold, playful design in her home, so designers wanted to choose pieces that would be stunning and beautiful and blend well in the space. They started with a light blue color on the wall that draws in the colors of the picturesque views of Riverside Park down below. Then, they added bold patterns and colors, along with chunky furniture to the space, finishing the design off with a modern light fixture to complement the home's funky, eclectic vibe.
To make this oversized space feel comfortable for a large family, the designers combined earthy materials like reclaimed wood and handmade terracotta tiles with more traditional elements like the white painted cabinets. The Silestone counters were selected with durability in mind and the cabinets were customized to the specific needs of the homeowners. Fixtures: Circa Lighting; Prouve dining chairs: DWR
A bold, cobalt blue cushioned bench with matching throw pillows circles a round marble dining table in this contemporary dining nook. The massive modern light fixture with brass accents hovers above the table, with lots of natural light coming in from the oversized windows.
This gorgeous vintage kitchen mixes various textures to create a crisp all-white color palette. The wooden ceiling panels and lighting fixture provide warmth in the space, as the natural light from the window highlights the tile backsplash, shiny brass sink faucet and marble countertops.
The tone-on-tone, neutral design scheme of this home office makes the room feel even larger than it really is. Light sources abound, including recessed lighting, track lighting, a contemporary light fixture, a table lamp and large windows. The brass and glass desk takes up minimal visual space and is a key design element in the room.
This French farmhouse style kitchen features a classic, white color palette warmed up with medium-toned, wood ceiling beams and hardwood flooring. Touches of brass in the hardware and lighting fixtures add a vintage feel, and contrast beautifully with the white.
In creating this home office for her husband, the designer covered one accent wall in wallpaper with a repeating map pattern. An animal skin rug continues the adventurous theme. The desk and light fixtures are simple wood and brass to balance out the other elements.
Yellow paint wraps the walls of this traditional and eclectic dining room with a wooden table and six chairs atop an orange and gray area rug. A contemporary light fixture with brass accents hangs in the center of the space beside a rustic wooden hutch.
In the dining area, designers brought in a white, contemporary dining table with black chairs on a brass frame to add contrast to the space and complement the black, modern light fixture. On the wall in this space, art from local artists adds a splash of color.
Painting the walls in a high contrast black and white stripe tricks the eye into seeing more light than the space actually has. The black and white motif is repeated in the kitchen cabinets with added subtle touches of brass via the light fixture and cabinet hardware. A corner L-shaped bench adds a pop vibrant kelly green that works perfectly with the wall art piece.
A living space by B.A. Torrey for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2018 is sultry yet sophisticated with rich charcoal walls, a chunky stone fireplace and metallic detailing. The room is full of contrasting texture, from plush velvet upholstery to brass furniture to a gold-foiled ceiling and gold light fixtures, keeping it playful and exciting.
As seen on HGTV's Property Brothers, plum-colored wallpaper and neutral grey paint bring drama to the small eating nook. A square whitewashed wood kitchen table is functional for eating and entertaining. Three wicker chairs complement the table and add texture to the space. The light fixture (made from a brass birdcage) is a romantic twist.
The turquoise front door opens into a bright airy foyer and stair space. This space sets the tone for the modern coastal style of the home. Thanks to wood paddles for wall decor, white shiplap walls and ceilings, a simple black railing and three brass, coastal-feel light fixtures, there is a definite beachy vibe when you first walk in.
Inside the arches is painted navy to create a stylish accent wall breaking up the bright white of the room. Blue details like the area rug, cabinets and throw pillows continue the accent color throughout the room. Simple, sleek contemporary pieces such as the light fixture and the brass end table catch the eye as you explore around the brown leather sofa.