This home office strikes the perfect balance between good design and functionality. The clean crisp lines of the furnishings against the walnut wood keep it sleek and sophisticated, while the earth-toned leather chair adds warmth.
Sputnik-inspired chandeliers light up this eclectic teen bedroom. Rustic wood is used on the canopy bed, bookshelves and desk, while shiplap walls create cool dimension. A hanging swing chair adds a playful element to the space.
For the library, designers created wood, open-backed bookshelves that had the attractive benefit of showing off the exposed brick wall. A leather sofa and ottoman add a hint of Western flair into the eclectic look.
In this updated bungalow in the heart of Austin, Texas, a relaxed bedroom features a simple metal-framed bed, open bookshelves, exposed wood ceilings and comfortable purple chairs. A rustic orange sliding door opens up to a simple, sleek bathroom.
Bookshelves fill an entire wall in this light-filled, contemporary study with eclectic accents. A pair of cowhide Wassily-style armchairs form a cozy seating nook that's lit for reading by a single pendant. White walls make the art pop, creating a gallery effect.
Bold patterned curtains and bright blue built-in bookshelves add a splash of color and unique touch to this neutral toned living room. Bright, yellow chairs pulled up to a metal wet bar also add some fun to the space.
Hoping to please a young single bachelor with a keen eye for modern and contemporary design, Justine Sterling set out to modernize his open plan living space and also provide her client with a functional design. The narrow living room space was one of the biggest challenges in the space planning. Here, Sterling designed a small work space and sitting area with built-in bookshelves around the fireplace to neatly display books and personal treasures.
Designer Lisa Bakemis chose contemporary inset bookshelves to counterbalance the roundness of the cove ceilings and turret windows of this Victorian home. An updated midcentury modern table and chairs and eclectic accents also create an updated sophistication to the space.