This black and white wall stripes create a bold background for this chic kitchen design. A corner L-shaped kelly green bench puts a vibrant pop of color in the room and works with the wall art above. Dark hardwood flooring allows the white elements to catch the light and shine in the design.
Many paints these days are formulated for use on plastics. This sculptural chair got a new lease on life when it was painted a pretty nautical blue. Just make sure if you’re painting a chair you allow PLENTY of dry time in a space that’s not too cold, too hot or too humid BEFORE you actually sit in it! And if you plan on using that chair outdoors, finish it off with a clear coat spray for extra protection.
A marble herringbone backsplash separates the white marble countertops and built in white cabinetry. Lower black cabinets create a beautiful contrast to the white and echoes the thick black and white wall stripes. The black and white creates a light and dramatic look. Clear plastic chairs sit at the modern white dining table decorated with a bright orange bouquet.
The L-shaped tufted bench makes a vibrant statement against the bold, thick wall stripes in this breakfast nook. The kelly green coloring of the bench compliments the floral wall art mounted above. Clear plastic chairs are seated on the opposite side of a modern oval dining table. An orange floral centerpiece and brass light fixture finish the chic design.
Natural light and white walls and ceiling create a gorgeously bright environment in this stylish living room. Exposed beams add depth to the sleek modern look of the navy blue sofa, thin white coffee table and clear plastic blue chairs. Gray floor tile keeps the light feel and creates a cohesive look between all of the rooms connected in this open floor plan.
"Here contemporary reads as cold. All those severe straight lines, chrome, plastic and Plexiglas could stand to be tempered by a few flowing lines and the use of natural materials like wood and stone," said HGTV's Design Star judge Candice Olson. The contemporary living room showcases a black, triangular chair, a clear, plastic coffee table and white cubicle storage shelving. A gray shag rug adds texture to the smooth lines.
A dark-toned untreated wood ceiling beam is a beautiful contrasting element to the sleek wood accident wall around the mounted television and grate protected fireplace. A tufted, charcoal gray sofa and a pair of neutral arm chairs create comfortable and stylish seating. A clear plastic coffee table keeps the floor space feeling open and light.
A distressed rug gives a nice faded element to the pigmented furniture pieces surrounding it. A mix of patterned pillows decorate the mustard yellow sofa situated in front of the floral wall tapestry with complimentary hues. Deep red cushioned wood chairs and a shaggy faux fur seat surround the remaining sides of the clear, plastic contemporary coffee table.