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.
A keeping room-style sitting area featuring a stone fireplace, flat-screen TV and wine bar provides a spot for family and friends to gather in an open kitchen. Contemporary furnishings balance the more traditional style of the wine bar and contrasting walnut china cabinet.
This contemporary outdoor area features a 40-foot lap pool and concrete patio with a small outdoor dining table and chairs. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls that span wall-to-wall allow a glimpse at the interior spaces, including the kitchen and dining areas.
The overall style of Sarah and John’s great room and kitchen is contemporary, organic and rustic. To add a touch of farmhouse charm, a simple Mason jar was repurposed as a soap dispenser by drilling a hole into the lid, then inserting a pump from a discarded plastic soap container.
White subway tiles and wood walls and ceilings work together to create a restaurant dining room that feels contemporary and rustic simultaneously. Long tables offer a communal dining opportunity, a homey element; bars with stools bring diners even closer to the action in the open kitchen.
Designer Marci Barnes removed the walls that originally enclosed this dining area, opening the space up to be part of the kitchen and flow easily into the adjacent living space. Chic, contemporary dining chairs with nailhead trim and a geometric dining table base add a modern punch to an otherwise traditional space.
This contemporary living room features lots of layers. A woven style carrara marble accents the full height of the new fireplace wall with inset TV. The grey cerused oak finish continues from the kitchen for a seamless feeling. A lightly metallic wallpaper accents the back of the new display cabinets.
A built-in desk provides work space at the heart of this contemporary open-plan kitchen. Soft gray cabinetry features inset resin panels on upper cabinet doors, while open cubbies provide display space for books and accessories. In the hearth room beyond, a dark accent wall lined with architectural photos creates a dramatic focal point.
Located conveniently just outside the kitchen, this transitional mudroom combines rustic accents with classic contemporary elements. Sturdy, reclaimed wood bins slide out like drawers to provide unique and functional storage. The window seat carves out a nook to let in natural light through a black framed window and offers a spot to sit down and remove shoes or jackets.
White subway tile is finished with a white marble countertop for a sleek, contemporary walk up counter. A chalkboard menu is easily viewed against the bright, white surroundings. Three pendant lights give a warm glow above the counter. The clean, organized kitchen features stainless steel surfaces and tied up door beads for added style.
Designer Sara Brown created this fresh vignette that shows how easily and casually contemporary photography can be incorporated into a design scheme and easily changed out. Brown leaned the white matted and framed photograph against the kitchen counter and added a touch of color with some nicely complementary millennial pink dishes and gold salt cellars.
The kitchen’s pro-style range with a contemporary style offers outstanding performance, so you can make some of your favorite restaurant-style dishes at home. From an easy-to-clean durable surface to precise cooktop controls, spending time at the range has never been so appealing.
The contemporary exterior of this Florida home features lot of windows for natural light, a second floor balcony and French doors off the living room that lead to the backyard. Perfect for entertaining, the backyard has a outdoor kitchen with grill and a stone patio surrounding the pool and hot tub.
Thanks to an open floor plan, the funky dining room is the epicenter of this contemporary downtown loft. A purple accent wall outlines the dining room and kitchen, while a mix of lighting helps to define each space. The blown glass pendants above the dining table add sculptural elegance.
The goal for this decorating project was to create a functional and attractive living space for a single lady. The client had just renovated a very small row house by opening the living room and kitchen into one large space. Decorating Den Interiors had 360 total square feet of living, dining and kitchen space and needed to incorporate some existing furniture, both for budgetary and sentimental reasons. The result is a stunning transitional design with a tasteful mix of contemporary lines and classic, traditional pieces.
Clean, modern lines are incorporated into this exterior design that mirrors the contemporary elements of the home. An infinity pool and spa add interest and spacial economy to a design that packs a lot into a small space. The pool-side outdoor kitchen allows for a swim-up bar and luxurious lounge area.
An open floor plan townhouse has a seamless flow from the kitchen to the living and dining rooms. Bringing beach-inspired texture to the space is an accent wall that looks like clapboard siding. Contemporary green armchairs and Ghost dining chairs modernize the rooms, while weathered woods on the dining table and media console add a rustic note.
This living room is light and airy and features shiplapped walls that reflect the natural light streaming in through all the windows. The living room is open to the kitchen area and allows the family to enjoy time together in these separate spaces. The decor is a mix of traditional, rustic and contemporary, creating a simply beautiful design in the heart of this home.