The living room exemplifies several of Rayman's unique design superpowers. In this one room he shows off a unique color palette in the gray, green and yellow of the walls and rug, married to a bold use of pattern on the sofa. His incorporation of artwork — especially photography — is a nice finishing touch. Holding it all together are subtle design tricks like the repetition of an animal motif in the leopard pillow and the tiger rug.
The blue bedroom at Smithfield continues its theme in a selection of blue-spined tomes. The fireplace is cleverly filled with an assortment of books in one of the home's typically witty design touches.
When you design outdoors you can use plants and trees as your statement decor. The Gilkesons wisely worked with the existing trees including a gorgeous crape myrtle which provides a striking, natural punctuation point in the walled garden. You can tell designers are at work here: the fabric colors on outdoor furniture perfectly coordinate with the caladium in a vibrant blue pot.
Grant's bedroom is a tribute to comics and features more of Julianne's skill with washi tape design. She created the pattern on his bedroom walls and used quirky details like the vintage sconces flanking Grant's bed and a space age overhead fixture to give this room real graphic punch.
These Connecticut homeowners wanted a net zero home, meaning a house so well-insulated, air-tight and efficient it makes as much energy as it consumes. Their previous home was uncomfortable throughout the year, either too hot or too cold and expensive to maintain.
Outdoor living is more fun in the thoughtfully designed backyard of HGTV Smart Home 2019. From dinner and a movie to watching a summer storm from the covered outdoor living room, this backyard brings the comforts of home into modern outdoor living.
A spacious double vanity sprayed in a high gloss shade of aqua and a walk-in shower with an integrated seat are two of the main components of this reimagined guest bathroom. “The upstairs bathroom before had no natural light and felt like a cave,” says project manager Dan Faires.
Using composite decking in a warm hue provides a calm and subtle foundation for this year-round outdoor living space. From bright sunny days to torrential rains, this all-weather decking looks stylish and modern no matter what the forecast calls for.