This contemporary living room is accented with a splash of orange wall color and throw pillows. The custom wall treatment above the fireplace is metallic paint on board. Original works of art by local Portland artists are displayed throughout the condo. The custom wall treatment above the fireplace is metallic paint on board.
"The homeowners were really baffled as to what to do with the third bedroom in their condo," said designer Debbie Perez. "They really didn't need two guest bedrooms. So, we suggested to use their favorite items from their previous home they didn’t want to part with and created this cozy little den."
Hinges on these custom kitchen cabinets allow the doors to lift vertically, revealing a collection of stemware and bar glasses. The cabinets, from a condo featured on HGTV's series Million Dollar Rooms, are streamlined with minimal adornment, a hallmark of modern design.
For this small Manhattan high-rise condo, designer Kathie Chrisicos strategically placed a custom-designed rosewood cabinet to separate two living spaces. From the foyer, you can see a similar approach to style and color in each room, especially in the wood tones and drapery choices used. The look is clean, contemporary and utterly inviting.
Pollution is another aspect of safe food gardening in high traffic areas. Barrier planting may need to be installed as a screen to filter airborne heavy metals and toxic chemicals away from food gardens, says Anne Gibson of TheMicroGardener.com. In the Atlanta condo terrace, Cameron Watkins of C. Watkins Garden Co. designed the landscaping.
Adding a wood and wrought iron railing allows the condo's buyer to adapt the decor to both traditional or modern tastes, as seen on HGTV's "Flipping the Block." Sisters Anicka Marshall and Shauna Williams kept the original, pebble-tile stair risers for added character but used bold color to bring the space to life.
Sitting behind a taupe velvet sofa in this living room is a starburst mirror collage positioned on a navy accent wall. Designer SuzAnn Kletzien also reupholstered an egg chair in a navy velvet fabric and had a custom ottoman made with a removable tray in the center. Glass doors provide access to the condo's balcony area.
Built-in storage and an integrated, modern headboard streamline this bedroom and take maximum advantage of its square footage. The designer relocated laundry and mechanical systems to make the living spaces in this California condo appear larger. An all-white palette keeps attention on the views and allows the homeowner's colorful art and accessories to pop.
Although Chris wasn't thrilled with the vanity included with the purchase of his high-rise condo unit, he couldn't justify the cost of replacing it. Instead he dressed up the vanity with an unusual choice for a mirror. To evoke an overall organic and graphic vibe, he went with a round mirror covered with reclaimed twigs.
Once their daughters left the nest, a couple from Washington State moved out of their home on Mercer Island and into this brand new, 2,000-square-foot condo in downtown Seattle. From the dining room, they can enjoy views of the Puget Sound and the Space Needle.
The living room is an open plan affair, with a view to the condo’s dining room and kitchen. Stein has opted for a soothing color palette of earth tones in her space, combining various shades of brown, black and forest green against a white backdrop.
For this Hoboken condo living room renovation, designer Amy Elbaum chose contemporary furnishings, a neutral color palette and pops of color to amplify the city view out the homeowners' windows. The simple, gray window treatments do not distract from the magnificent scene beyond, and they blend well with the sofa and area rug for a cohesive look.