Traditional built-ins are countered with contemporary touches in this eclectic living room. Blue pillows add color against the cream couch. A contemporary wooden coffee table with extending sides sits on the shag rug and matches the brown leather armchairs and dark wood floor. Silver statues add modern detail and decor.
This contemporary master bathroom features a drop-in soaker tub and luxurious marble finishes. Dark wood accents on the vanity and built-in shelves bring warmth to the clean, neutral space. A round mirror adds interest and reflects light above the tub.
Oak wood flooring lightens up this kitchen for a fresh, contemporary look. A midcentury modern floor lamp takes the place of a pendant light over the dining area. Built-in bookshelves and wall-to-wall cabinetry offer plenty of storage space.
No TV allowed in this family room! The clients' main desire was to enjoy the company of friends and family without having to talk over an entertainment system. Custom built-in cabinets with mirrored backsplashes reflect light around the room, while the cabinet doors added interest on either side of the brick fireplace. Super comfy and kid-friendly fabrics were used on the furniture for a worry-free entertaining space.
A built-in entertainment unit and built-in bookshelves provide functional storage space in this modern, minimal living room in Lugano, Switzerland. The home has white interior walls, bleached floors and an all-glass exterior that connects the home to its outdoor setting on Lake Lugano. The furniture is by J. Mascheroni.
Custom built-in shelving is perfect for housing the homeowners' books, artwork and accessories. Gray carpet with a diamond print grounds the space, while comfortable orange chairs with a graphic pattern surround a contemporary coffee table.
On the other side of the room, a wooden unit with shelves and cabinets creates a custom bar area. Here, cupboards and a cooler keep the owners' favorite glasses and bottles of wine close for entertaining.
The vision for this home office was a contemporary, functional space with room for the children to sit and read. The walnut cabinets provide a richness to the space and are the prominent architectural feature. The light countertops add a crisp airiness to accentuate the walnut without deterring from the color and patterns on the floor and accessories.
Beautiful cabinetry and custom furniture fill this family room. Beige upholstered chairs with a round wooden coffee table create a comfortable conversation area, with chairs facing each other. It's a perfect spot to play games or enjoy the company of family and friends.
Grouping objects by era and color is a good place to start when you begin filling your shelves. “I like to keep my old 1930s Reader's Digest collection grouped together, and my 1950s Hardy Boys collection in one place,” says Atlanta designer Carl Mattison. He recommends filling your shelves completely, and then removing things piece by piece to give it some openness.
This is a multipurpose room designed to be a home library with occasional use as a dining room. The room is about the art of the mix; the look is modern with Asian influences, providing serenity with interest. The homeowners use the space for studying with their children at night and formal dinner parties on the weekends.
This 1980s home received many renovations over the years, each space portraying its own personality. The home's newly designed living room ties in a mixed use of luxury materials and the style of culture. The white walls and shelving make the space feel fresh and maintain a timeless appeal.
Charming built-ins flank the fireplace and TV in this cozy family room. The built-ins sit further back and are painted a few shades lighter than the TV surround and mantel so as to ensure the fireplace structure is the focal point of the room.