On the other side of the pool, various seating options and a stone fireplace create different zones for entertaining. After a quick dip in the water, guests can kick back on the lounge chairs or enjoy a drink by the fire.
The bright white living space in this interior design office is punctuated by bold colors and black-and-white accents. Open shelving with bins is perfect for easy-to-access storage, and the grouping of contemporary furniture is a great spot to gather and discuss ideas.
An oversized gray sectional is the perfect place for family and friend to gather and watch TV after a long day on the Whistler slopes. A traditional console houses all the media equipment, while a large abstract art piece adds a burst of color to the space.
The dining room at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase projects an easy, elegant comfort wrapped in luxury. A custom white oak table designed by Martin Kobus is surrounded by West Elm chairs upholstered in canvas sourced from Army tents. The floral artwork is screen printed on nylon mesh
TriplePoint Design Build created a perfect complement to this home's pool and patio area with this covered porch, where one can relax by the fire, watch television or entertain guests. Furnishings here blend with the overall decor to create a cozy living space that is sure to be enjoyed by all.
This contemporary California living room offers a comfy spot for friends and family to gather. Glass walls provide an uninterrupted view of the fieldstone wall in the space beyond, while mahogany paneling adds warmth and coziness. The angular, modern sofa is by B&B Italia.
With beautiful views of the Dominican Republic coast, this comfortable and contemporary living space is the perfect spot to enjoy the outdoor setting. A half-circle sectional pairs with armchairs and nature-inspired coffee tables.
Cozy and bright, this Craftsman-inspired living room is a comfortable space for the whole family. Built-in bookshelves with open and hidden storage flank the cobblestone fireplace, while bold red sofas add a burst of color to the room.
This well-appointed office provides a comfortable space for working at home that offers privacy for time at the laptop or taking calls, but still enjoys a central location by the media room and just off the great room.
Designer Anna Williams worked her magic for a young family with dogs galore by repurposing this neglected walk-through space with a few clever touches. White custom cabinetry was added to one wall of the room, which can now be used for decorative display and storage. A wall of family art and photographs, displayed in white frames and canvas, adds a personal touch to the room, while the casual furnishings encourage relaxation and play.
Simple changes, like switching out your bar stools or introducing a new metal through a lamp or stool, can really change the look of a space with a fairly small investment, says designer Donna Mathis of Haven Design Works. So look for the little ways you can make a big change in your kitchen, and don’t forget to look down in the process. Mathis says adding or changing a rug in a breakfast area can change the feel of the entire space.
To create a comfortable space for entertaining, the team at Synthesis extended patio space from the door leading from this home's kitchen where stairs once led directly to the yard. A retractable awning on the trellis allows the homeowners to control the amount of sun exposure to the patio, and a built-in cookout station with counter space keeps the whole party outside.
A large white sectional is paired with an oversized ottoman and Eames lounge chair for a relaxed seating area in this contemporary living space. A sleek bar area makes the space perfect for a party, while streamlined built-in bookshelves provide storage for media.
These homeowner wanted to transform his wasted basement space into a useful, sophisticated space for relaxing and hanging out, so designers created a modern, masculine space for the homeowner to entertain his friends. In one area, a pool table is displayed prominently, while in other parts of the space, a home gym, bar area and living area take the focus. Throughout this basement, though, the design is consistent, and the flow is elegant.