Expand your definition of what constitutes "art." A vintage scarf beautifully framed, makes a great focal point and is a wonderful way to incorporate a meaningful heritage item into an Heirloom design scheme.
Beyond a staircase at the end of a hallway, a home office-to-be needed strong definition amidst a mostly utilitarian part of the house. Navy wallpaper proved to be the perfect solution, carving out a strong shape for the petite nook.
The bed sits on a platform of white drawers for extra storage in this space-saving bedroom. Dark and light woods are mixed to add depth and definition to the space while a striped curtain adds a pop of color.
The exterior of this home is the definition of modern with its sleek design and wooden accents. The linear architecture is echoed in the landscaping with the rectangular pavers leading to the front porch and the squared edges of the flower beds.
The approach to this mansion is honestly breathtaking, as magnolia trees seem to part and reveal a huge portico and soaring stone columns. A low-level brick retaining wall adds some definition to the front yard.
The comfortable living room features a traditional white sectional, elegant pink chair and tufted blue ottoman that is washable and pet-friendly. Striped curtains add bright visual texture to the space, while exposed wood beams create definition between the living space and kitchen.
The wood pergola with string lights adds dimension and definition to a dining area with two picnic-style tables and a massive fireplace. Other elements that fit into the modern design are the pergola, use of steel and concrete, and decorative elements such as barrels.
To accentuate the height of the spacious living room ceilings, Chip and Joanna, of HGTV's Fixer Upper, had a beam installed. The beam also gives definition to the living room space, separating it from the entryway and adds extra warmth to this large, bright living room.
A large central island provides ample storage in this open kitchen. The custom terrazzo-blend island countertop features repurposed glass bottle shards from nearby restaurants for a personalized touch. Contrasting tumbled travertine and glass mosaic tile add depth and definition to this kitchen's warm color palette.
Symmetry is key for this colonial-inspired home exterior. Tall twin shrubs and sage-green shutters flank four windows, balancing the front of the home. An off-white portico and front door, painted the same color as the house, blend with the siding's color for subtle definition.
Soft green walls in this dining room create an ideal backdrop to showcase the gilt-framed art to best advantage. A traditional wood sideboard and white chair rail and wainscoting give added elegance to the space while black lampshades act as visual punctuation marks that give definition to the space.
Along this modern stairway, glass and metal rails connect with the unique glass and metal pendant fixtures that light the space. Lilac paint gives added definition to the curved architecture. Throughout the house, eclectic elements blend the client’s love of pattern and color with the ruggedness of the Park City, Utah, landscape.
With organic elements and an eclectic vibe, this mid-century modern living room is a relaxed, inviting spot for conversation. Texture adds depth and definition to the space, from the stone fireplace wall to the layered rugs to the nubby wall hanging. The bold hue of the entryway doors makes a strong statement against crisp white walls.
A rectangular window higher up on the wall of the front of this outdoor sauna acts as a transom window to bring in light and give some definition to the outdoor room. Glenn Auerbach, a Minnesota sauna builder who blogs at SaunaTimes.com, also says a transom gives people using the sauna a panoramic view.
The "U"-shaped kitchen cabinets provide plenty of counter space while giving definition to the kitchen space, separating it from the rest of the first floor. The barstools give the space a casual dining option but are also in close proximity to the dining space, so they could also serve as an extension of the home's dining area.
A gray concrete driveway and path lead to this stunning home exterior rooted in a Tudor-style design with inspiration from English country architecture. Placed above most windows and the front doorway, corbel-style fascias in cedar add definition to the light gray exterior. Well-manicured landscaping of shrubs and small trees ensures picture-perfect curb appeal.
Across the apartment from the sitting area, a neutral living room space provides a great space for entertaining. A neutral, modern sofa and two modern, black chairs provide plenty of seating to the space, while a modern coffee table adds a functional place to set a drink, and the neutral, natural fiber rug adds definition to the space.
A vivid green accent wall teamed with midcentury-modern-inspired chairs and a bold shag rug give this previously bland apartment both style and definition. A Noguchi coffee table mimics the curved lines of the bookcases, and custom drapery panels hide functional but unattractive vertical blinds. All elements in the space can be easily removed or replaced when the client, a renter, moves out.