Traditional ivory kitchen cabinetry is combined with glossy and metallic countertops in this lovely space. Soft lighting and pendant lights add an almost dreamy feel to this fantasy kitchen that is sure to please.
To highlight the bold and unique artifacts collected by the homeowner during his extensive travels, designers clothed this living space in a neutral white color palette. This color also helps to reflect the natural light let into the space by myriad windows, making the space feel large and bright. Bold reds and oranges are added to give the space pops of color, while complementing the colors of the land surrounding Horizon House.
When working with a small space, it's important to maximize natural light and choose colors that will help brighten and open. Here, a light color scheme and windows with breezy white curtains make this small loft feel larger.
The Kitchen Cousins, Anthony and John, demolished the wall separating the kitchen from the rest of the house. They then chose colors such as yellow for the space's redesign to compliment the natural light that pours through the giant bay windows in the living room making the entire house feel more open and inviting.
The kitchen is the heart of any home, and for these Kansas homeowners, this space is no exception. The warm tones of the backsplash and the cabinets in the space make the kitchen inviting, while the large window over the kitchen sink allows plenty of natural light into the space to make it brighter. Modern bar stools under a large island give the family a place to gather and prepare their food and make their memories.
A mod white pendant light from Ikea creates cool shadow play on the citron green ceiling of this fun, contemporary playroom. The room serves as a study and hangout for young adults, with fun fabrics, efficient storage and plenty of space to play, work and relax.
Incorporate pops of pink in your bookshelf by using similarly colored flowers or decorative accents, says Laurel & Wolf interior designer Kimberly Winthrop. On these shelves, the California-based design firm used art pieces and florals to target bright spots of color among the white shelves and books, which they turned inward for a clean, cohesive look.
Removing the heavy bookcases on either side of the fireplace made an immediate difference in the transformation of this living room by Designer Bailey Austin Bird.
Removing existing window shutters added much more natural light, which created a warmer, lighter feeling space. Patterned sheers paired with the solid charcoal panels make the draperies stand out as both functional and beautiful.
A steeply pitched roof offers a Tudor Revival look to this Beverly Hills, Calif., home, though the structure boasts a lighter color palette that gives the look a more modern appeal. The front yard is dressed with low-maintenance ground cover landscaping
Neutral walls and a natural brightness from the windows creates a beautiful atmosphere in this open living space. Hardwood flooring brings a warmth to the design. Gunmetal pendant lights hang over the kitchen island with neutral granite countertop. A plush, neutral sofa and upholstered dining chairs are visible in the open style.
Designers wanted to take advantage of the abundant natural light that spills into the space from the floor to ceiling windows. To highlight this aspect of the space and create a clean, bright space, the walls were painted white to reflect the light, and white furniture was set up in the space. To add warmth, designers hung an Asian inspired wall hanging and brought in a blue and white chair to give the space a bit of personality.