The reclaimed wood dining table is surrounded by sleek white dining chairs in this dramatic, inviting formal dining room. A beveled mirror is centered on the metallic wallpaper and a glass chandelier brings major glam to the space.
Instead of a ho-hum headboard, this girl's room goes dramatic with a pair of dark pink curtains framing in a graphic patterned panel. More bold patterns are featured on the wallpapered accent wall and the rug.
Bold, funky wallpaper makes a dramatic statement in this colorful living space. A mixture of accessories from Asian-inspired table lamps to the vintage cube light fixture create a lived-in, relaxed feel to the space.
Graphic-printed wallpaper makes a dramatic statement in this dreamy girls' bedroom. A tufted headboard and footboard pair with sleek woods and whimsical bedding, perfectly mixing traditional and contemporary styles. The pink cushioned window seat is topped with pretty printed pillows.
Blue chinoiserie wallpaper makes a dramatic statement in this Asian-inspired master bathroom. A sleek white double vanity is topped in warm brown countertops, while a pair of red mirrors adds a pop of color to the space.
White subway tile is used floor to ceiling in the large walk-in shower, and a bamboo bench doubles as a seat and shelf. Asian-inspired wallpaper in soothing blues and creams makes a dramatic statement throughout the whole space.
Shades of pink stripes on wallpaper give texture to this little girl's room with a Parisian feel. Long drapes that sweep the ground have a dramatic red print. A twin canopy bed has a floral-patterned comforter and monogrammed throw pillow.
Featuring luminous mica wallpaper and a rich black floating vanity for storage, this transitional powder room is just as dramatic as it is glamorous. A starburst light fixture, round mirror and portrait of entertainer Jennifer Lopez add feminine flair to the jewel-toned setting.
Beautiful black-and-white horse photography in simple black, matted frames makes up a sophisticated, symmetrical gallery wall. Thinly striped black wallpaper gives this bedroom dramatic, opulent flair. An antique hand-carved chair serves more as a piece of art on display than a place to sit.
A washstand is a great choice in a bathroom where storage isn't an issue, like this feminine powder room. Designer Christina Stillwaugh of Jessica Lagrange Interiors combined the gold sink and sconces with a dramatic, large-scale floral wallpaper that celebrates the pink tones in the stone floor.
This entryway offers a dramatic and memorable welcome. Stunning chevron flooring, textured wallpaper and a mod oversized light fixture really make a meaningful impact. A signature statement of designer Susan Jamieson is to paint handrails in a bold high gloss black that adds a graphic punch and works with so many styles.
The vaulted ceiling in this space provides a dramatic touch to the already chic teen's lounge and bedroom. Designers incorporated what would have been space wasted in a vaulted ceiling by painting the lower half a bold, teal color, while the upper part of the ceiling was given matching wallpaper, creating a deeper space.
A dark navy accent wall provides a dramatic backdrop for the sophisticated style in this contemporary living room. The wall across from the sofa is covered with hand-painted Porter Teleo wallpaper. Throughout the space, layers of texture—a tile fireplace, glass and metal coffee table, Chinoiserie TV cabinet—bring depth and dimension. The rug is from Beni Ourain.
Simple in its design, but dramatic in its presentation, this dark wood vanity serves as a strong anchor in this white bathroom envisioned by Pure Interiors Design. The pristine backdrop of white subway tiles and China blue and white toile wallpaper allow this beautiful piece of furniture to take center stage. A gold-framed mirror, simple candle sconces and a vase of cut roses add to its formal design.
The textured black wallpaper is good for sleeping, but also is great for hiding that TV! We didn't want to take things to seriously so this white Jonathan Adler vase reminds us of that! It's whimsy and charm in this dramatic space makes you stop and smile.
Originally the dresser was just supposed to be sleek and clean without hardware, but addidng this hardware and the metal base took it to the next level. This hefty gothic iron pulls completely transformed it!
The client wanted a room that reflected their boy's name, "Jonah" without being literal. This nursery is a perfect example of how a room can rock a theme and stay sophisticated, timeless and relevant. This big boy's space will not time out through the use of bold color, dramatic pattern and mature furnishings.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. How to Balance a Bold Pattern: Make sure your colors have a weight to it that can hold up to the bold pattern. Designer Karen Wolf used bright mid tones to balance the whales and also showcase them.
2. Why Red?: The black pattern called for a "power pop". The playful and strong red color was able to shine on its own in just right amounts in the room.
3. Sweet and Strong: A great mix for a room to grow. The sweet patterned window treatments are offset by the strong wallpaper.
4. Pattern Mixes: The dense wallpaper was mixed with a small window treatment print and open graphic with white field on the floor.