In an open-plan concept, designers strive not only to create separate zones within one large space but to make the end result feel cohesive. In this home, the designers at Carlton Architecture + DesignBuild did both with finesse. “We divided individual spaces with furniture groupings and circulation. Common materials such as steel, rift sawn white oak cabinetry, and dark stained oak floors are used to unify the three areas,” they explain.
An oversized chandelier crowns this traditional foyer with flair to keep the formal room feeling more casual. The beautiful wood floors of this home are stained with a custom blend of walnut and dark oak stain to let the grain of the white oak shine through. The wood carries up a winding staircase, creating a cohesive space.
This clean and classic neutral kitchen boasts black leather granite on the perimeter and a simulated white Carrara quartz on the island for easy maintenance. The existing oak floors were kept and stained darker to update the look.
Espresso-stained oak floors and dark kitchen cabinets create a striking contrast against the soft white island. The hub of the kitchen, the island provides a casual dining spot, two separate ranges for cooking, tons of counter space for prep and even storage for the homeowners' large collection of cookbooks.
Fumed oak floors in a striking chevron pattern steal the show in this transitional kitchen. Lime-washed oak cabinets with a bluish black stain provide contrast against the light floors for a visually appealing design.
This contemporary master bedroom is filled with light from oversized windows and features a green stained accent wall, white bed linens and accents, built in storage cabinets, and oak hardwood floors and trim throughout.
Floors throughout the apartment are made from 6-inch wide ebony stained white oak. They're a grounding pairing with walls of glass that offer up incredible panoramas of New York City's most iconic vistas.
This dreamy Mediterranean kitchen by Raegan Ford Interiors features beautiful dark stained cabinetry that matches the kitchen island. Dark wood beams, granite countertops and gray hardwood floors complete the stunning design.