Lucite ghost chairs allow light from the black frame windows to pass through them, enhancing the airy feel of this space. A "Sputnik" chandelier adds a quirky, mid-century modern element that doesn't weigh down the room. The chrome, x-base dining table is sturdy, yet elegant and minimalistic.
White is a classic tone often used in shabby chic designs. HGTV fan rnhey wanted to create a light, airy dining room ideal for casual year-round entertaining, so she used this fresh hue as the base for her entire design. The upholstered cane-backed chairs, freshly painted table and vintage marine life prints are reminiscent of relaxed summers and shabby seaside homes. White beadboard walls allow the sand-colored curtains and accessories to act as complementary accents rather than simply appearing in the background. For an elegantly shabby look, combine your rustic pieces with more contemporary counterparts. The white table and rattan chairs feel ultra casual, while the symmetrical prints, pleated draperies and dark wood serving tray deliver a perfect hint of refinement.
A large white cabinet with grasscloth and a chrome nailhead finish serves as a media cabinet in this neutral family room. Two ivory club chairs, X-based stools with custom upholstery, a tufted blue ottoman and a sofa slipcovered in a harbor blue ticking stripe offer ample seating for family gatherings or movie nights.
Pendant lights with teardrop glass covers hang above a large kitchen island with white countertop and black base. White bar chairs line one side for a simple eat in area. White cabinets accentuate the spacious design of the room and stainless steel appliances keep with the clean, sleek look.
Two globe pendant lights add a pop of color to the gray and white color scheme of this kitchen design. Bar chairs with gray seats and a wood base blend the cool toned look of the kitchen with the warm hardwood floor. The sleek finishes and stylish large tile backsplash give a polished look to the room.
Hefty, black industrial pendant lights even out the substantial black table base. Chrome chairs and white walls and ceilings keep the space feeling airy and light, despite the hulking statement pieces.
Cable railing doesn't inhibit views from the kitchen to the living room like wood or wrought iron railing would. Modern chrome light fixtures balance rustic elements like cowhide bar chairs and butcher block counters.
The writing desk in this transitional California bedroom features a polished chrome base topped by crimson shagreen leather. A scallop edge mirror and Klismos chair are simple yet sophisticated additions to the writing nook.
A Greek Key rug cushions the hardwood floor under a chrome framed wood desk. A striped chair and a pair of framed patterns add cheery yellow accents to the neutral and gray base tones. Upholstered bookshelves with nailhead trim add style and function.
A stunning table sits within a stone's throw of a compact kitchen. The marble-topped dining table boasts a unique chrome base plus comfortable, modern, blue chairs. Nearby, a built-in cabinet and shelf space creates a great amount of storage without impacting the sense of space in the room.
This outdoor patio structure features a dining space at the bar. Dark chairs line the white brick base that connects to the built-in outdoor fireplace. Above the modern fireplace, five water spouts flow into the swimming pool. A gorgeous garden adds color and life to the poolside space.
This Midcentury Modern dining room features a custom, 130-inch glass top dining table that is supported by three acrylic and brass bases and seats twelve in black, mohair dining chairs. On the ceiling, designers installed a set of suspended chrome and glass balls that are used as a modern light fixture and complement the silver metallic cork wallpaper that offers rich texture to the open dining room.