Wood backing brings a rustic quality to the contemporary gray bookshelves. Gray mirrored spheres are used throughout the shelves allowing the eye to bounce around the space, while pops of yellow on the bookcases and sectional add a burst of color.
Spazio Rosso, Inc. choose a dijon paint color for the walls and yellow raffia wallpaper for the ceiling in this contemporary study. The built-in shelves were redesigned in a diagonal pattern to create a unique geometry, which the area rug and drapery fabric were chosen to enhance. The desk is composed of two layers of glass, the top being black, underneath being white.
This townhouse actually boasts two offices: one downstairs and one on the top floor, pictured here. In addition to a long desk with chairs for each of the owners, the space comes with built-in bookshelves and a large gray area rug where the kiddos can read or play.
This sophisticated play room is one that the children in the family will love for years to come given its flexible (and so chic!) black and white palette and open layout. Thin wall shelves let favorite children's books become colorful decor.
Designed by Design Platform, this sitting room, situated adjacent to the kitchen, features custom built-ins with bookcases, white lacquer media storage and a bar hidden behind push-to-open cabinet doors. The furnishings here are comfortable and inviting for family and guests alike.
Hexagon-shaped bookshelves stack together like a bee hive to add a unique touch in this neutral boy's bedroom that is hallmark of contemporary design. Yellow striped curtains and yellow vase play against the gray furniture and hardwood floor to create visual interest. Houseplants add a natural element to the space.
Built-in bookshelves are ready to be filled in this white contemporary living room. A wall of French doors topped by transom windows fill the room with natural light while offering convenient access to the patio outside.
Built-in bookshelves frame the entrance to the contemporary kitchen in this San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, home. A peek through the French doors reveals the surprising central feature of the kitchen, a copper kitchen island cabinetry base.
Designer Claire Paquin designed this home office to accommodate two users as well as her client's storage needs. She lined one long wall with built-in bookcases and file cabinetry, while using the other walls for built-in desks and additional cabinets. Colorful modern art and area rug complete this contemporary look.
The original built-in bookcases flanking the fireplace were retained, echoing the arched detail found in the doors and entryways. The bookcases and trim are painted in ash gray, providing soft contrast with the newly painted white walls.