A chalkboard wall is a cute way to keep your kitchen stylish and fun, so Clay Snider Interiors added this when they designed this kitchen for Dwell with Dignity install. Not only can you do this with paint or with temporary chalkboard stickers, it gives you a way to constantly change up your decor. Just draw, wipe and repeat.
Layering different textures and colors gives the contemporary space a homey, lived-in feeling. The bold hues of the lamp and pillows juxtapose against the black-and-white photos and accessories for an eclectic vibe.
This hilltop home and garden in Bel Air boldly pairs modern design with sustainable practices. As guests move from the courtyard to back of the house, they'll find various grasses, sculptural succulents and a grove of Eucalyptus trees -- all of which require little water and maintenance. Sansevieria plants introduce this idea in the clean, contemporary courtyard.
Credits: Architecture: John Corry; Landscape Contractor: Steven Z. Volski + Associates
This soothing blue dining room is taken to the next level thanks to a custom bronze ceiling treatment. The ceiling color is echoed in the dining chairs, while the blue walls and green curtains are mirrored in the room's area rug. A contemporary chandelier illuminates the metallic ceiling, drawing the eye up to heighten the space.
A central structure composed of natural wood divides this rustic-yet-luxurious master retreat, creating storage as well as wall space to accommodate a dual vanity and, on the other side, a bed. Mirrors with contemporary side lights hang above two sinks and a vanity. Pale finishes, like the white countertop and white beamed ceiling, give the space an airy, ethereal feel.
Designed for the classy man, this master walk-in closet organizes coats, shirts and pants by hanging racks on one side, and built-in shelves on the other to display his shoe collection. On an adjacent wall, drawers provide necessary storage for accessories, while above, ties are arranged by color for an extra spiffy touch. Spiked pendant lights illuminate the space and complete the stylish, contemporary design.
Jackson Paige Interiors incorporated a coastal feel to their contemporary design in this Brentwood remodel with their careful selection of fun accent pieces in the rooms. This starfish set, casually set atop vintage-style bottles, is another example of this approach.
This trendy, whimsical bedroom mixes fun elements that appeal to a modern girl, including butterfly-themed wallpaper and bright, contemporary artwork. An old-fashioned metal bed is dressed in a brightly colored quilt that complements the other fabrics and colors used throughout the space. Meanwhile, white walls give the eye a place to rest and keep the room's bold patterns and colors from feeling overwhelming.
This kitchen redesign gave the opportunity to incorporate some of the more traditional and farmhouse elements that the clients were looking for while still tying the look to the existing lines of the home. The stained shiplap and informal dining space provides a decidedly rustic feel but is balanced with contemporary open shelving with black metal frames and glass shelf inserts.
The play between wood and steel is a design motif repeated throughout the interior of HGTV Dream Home 2014, as seen in the living room. A soft, shaggy wool rug with a subtle Moroccan-style pattern anchors the space, defined by a collection of furnishings — both traditional and contemporary in silhouette — that partner to create an eclectic look.
Floor-to-ceiling windows offer expansive views of the city in this penthouse living room. Hardwood flooring connects the living area to the kitchen and dining room, creating seamless flow between the spaces. Contemporary furnishings and accessories pair together for a chic, elegant look.
This revitalized master bedroom has been given new life. Once a drab space, Joanna added a gray accent wall to give the space texture. Light, airy curtains accentuate the natural light that pours into the space through the large sliding glass doors, softening the space. New end tables and lamps, a new rug and contemporary art put the finishing touches on this elegant Fixer Upper.
Dark furnishings with Danish modern lines blend seamlessly with the traditional farmhouse architecture of this light-filled, modern dining room. Throughout the home, soft contemporary colors and modern furniture updates the space for a 21st-century family. Trim is darker than the walls, creating a crisp effect that makes the space stand out.
White walls and open spaces characterize the living area of this show-stopping Malibu home. A sitting room features Mid-Century Modern furniture and a modern glass light fixture, while a unique glassed-in wine cellar divides the space from the global-infused living room beyond. Modern art defines a seating niche with a contemporary bench that provides extra seating.
This high-ceilinged kitchen feels warm and cozy, thanks to the warm color palette and multi-bulb chandeliers. The stone walls are unique and rustic, while the cabinets and appliances are contemporary and state-of-the-art. A kitchen island and kitchen table -- plus kitchen stools from Orient Express -- provide ample seating for an extended family.
As designed by Angelica Henry, this home's foyer is a treat for aficionados of modern style. An entry door with semi-translucent, laminated glass makes a interesting first impression in its design simplicity. The foyer wall's neutral gray finishes allow the contemporary-styled furnishings and colorful, hand-painted artwork to carry the room.
This contemporary pool features a 360-degree wet-edge perimeter, underwater speakers and 40-feet vanishing edge. The independently heated spa has 16 jets, and an expansive gas fire pit is designed for the entire family to enjoy. Throughout the entire space, the design takes full advantage of this property’s beautiful oceanfront views