Decorative art pieces make a statement around every corner in the contemporary home, striking furniture pieces included. Topped with a modern sculpture, this wood and chrome console is work of art in its own right.
Glass balcony panels overlook the living room below and allow natural light from the transom windows to reach the dining room. Chrome base dining furniture gives the space a contemporary feel. The turquoise rug adds a rich pop of color.
This streamlined studio keeps things light and airy, with sheer curtains, Lucite bar stools and white-and-chrome furniture. A black bedspread provides a dark slash against the white, while a red pillow draws off of the red in the painting over the bed.
Full-length floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide views of Biscayne Bay, Miami Beach and the Port of Miami in the living room of HGTV Urban Oasis 2012. Two polished chrome-based, frosted-glass hurricanes illuminate the space and lend ambiance during evening hours.
A graphic area rug makes a bold statement and anchors the furniture in this contemporary living room. The rug's gray and white color palette is reflected throughout the furnishings from the upholstered bench and sofa to the white armchairs with chrome details.
This loft-style living room has modern furniture juxtaposed with industrial elements. An exposed brick wall is featured and used to display a framed portrait of a man's face. The burnt-orange sofa, black and chrome chairs and a black entertainment center have sleek, clean lines.
The living room at the front of Dennis Gupta and Marie Amato's current home in Valhalla, New York, is modern and sophisticated with size-appropriate furniture, classic curtains and a patterned area rug. A multi-layered glass coffee table provides storage with a low profile.
This bright dining room has a casual mix of geometric patterns, chrome accents and classic wood furniture. A glass dining table keeps a low profile, allowing the patterned chairs and graphic wallpaper to do the heavy lifting.
Traditional black floor-to-ceiling shelving and cabinetry provide ample storage space in this glamorous sitting area. Contemporary furniture is given an industrial twist with chrome features and is paired with rich black upholstery. A chic gray area rug is added to bring in a pop of contrast.
Furniture embellishments are hot this season, and it's easy to add nail-head trim to an upholstered piece you already have. To break up the otherwise solid look of this flannel-check headboard, we added polished chrome nail-head trim to accentuate the panel's wingback details.
This spa-inspired contemporary living room transitions seamlessly from the infinity pool in the back. The ocean acts as the backdrop to this beautiful Italian collection of furniture that includes these matching chairs accented with blue floral pillows and a modern styled accent table in chrome finish.
An exposed kitchen creates a lively environment in this restaurant kitchen that's both rustic and modern. Subway tiles, ceramic tiles and chrome pendant lamps feel contemporary, while wood ceilings, exposed ductwork and wood furniture echo a homestyle design scheme. The vintage-style restaurant sign add the room's pop of color: a vibrant red.
A furniture-style vanity with a shapely marble top gives a nod to this fully renovated home's Victorian architecture. Chrome fixtures and hardware bring an updated vibe to the white-walled space, which features original millwork. This Victorian home had beautiful bones, but the client wanted to update the bathrooms, kitchen and living spaces to reflect her family's casual lifestyle.
Sleek, modern barstools mix with traditional architectural details in this crisp, clean penthouse kitchen. The kitchen opens into the adjoining living room and benefits from the room's copious natural light. Meanwhile, glossy finishes reflect light and make the small space feel open and airy. Stainless steel appliances echo the polished chrome used in furniture elsewhere throughout the penthouse, unifying the spaces.
A chocolate brown wall in this living room ties together an eclectic array of furniture, including two metal upholstered chairs, a low tan sofa, tripod floor lamp, potted trees and a mounted wooden deer head sculpture. Other decor includes a black leather chaise longue with chrome accents and a faux fur throw, as well as a gray tufted reclining chair.
When you have a view like this one, you wouldn't want to obscure it with over-sized opulent furniture. In the dining room at the 2011 HGTV Dream Home, this 9-foot Appalachian cherry table provides elegance and functionality without obstructing the view. The chrome and leather seats are streamlined and adjustable adding boldness to the space while the three glass cloche chandeliers and glass candle holders add character without blocking the immaculate view and providing elegant dining.
In this sleek, renovated penthouse, the design team kept intact the living room's intricately carved ceiling beams, which were designed by the home's original architect, Leland Bryant. The beams articulate the cathedral ceiling and draw the eye downward to the living room’s art-lined walls. The space features an original fireplace, as well as a sofa by modern furniture designer Milo Baughman. A pair of velvet and chrome armchairs were designed specifically for the room by architect Tim Barber to add color and anchor the tall space.