Recessed, light-stained wood cabinets and a wood slat ceiling add warmth and texture to this tropical, contemporary kitchen. A drop ceiling and modern pendant lights hang over the waterfall marble island. Green tile backsplash injects a subtle pop of color.
A drop ceiling adds a touch of texture to the neutral, open-plan kitchen, dining room and living room in this Cape Town, South Africa, home. Sleek lines in the kitchen are balanced by floral pendant light shades, curved-back dining chairs and the organic grain in the wood flooring.
This kitchen is all about symmetry, with double doors flanking the double fridge, exotic-wood cabinets lining two walls and a wood drop ceiling to match a wooden floor insert. Deep purple walls keep the modern space from being cold.
Other new additions in the couple's new kitchen include a new kitchen island, stainless range hood, twin pendant lights and recessed accent lighting. The old drop ceiling has been replaced with natural wood planks.
A personalized, intuitive design incorporating the application of timeless, quality materials creates a home perfect for entertaining. The rooms are defined with the use of drop ceiling details and feature design elements. A wood drop ceiling is positioned above the kitchen island low back bar chairs. The low backs are echoed by the dining chairs. The dining area is accented with a cultured stone wall with built-in fireplace. Windows surround the sitting room creating a unique decor for each section.
A blend of traditional and contemporary styles mingle in this great room with red floral armchairs next to sleek, x-base tables. The drop ceiling with cove lighting makes the formal space feel cozy yet modern.
A custom-designed drop ceiling with sophisticated chandelier defines the contemporary dining room with sleek wooden table and streamlined black chairs. The open floor plan combines the dining room with the kitchen and on to a music room with a baby grand piano.
Wall-to-wall windows showcase a stunning view of the Hawaii coast from every part of this great room. A bright blue area rug and modern, white leather sectional define the living area. The textured wooden ceiling treatment and contemporary drop ceiling add dimension and interest.
A charcoal-painted pillar easily catches the eye in this open living space, accentuating the room's tall ceilings. A custom console table connects to the piece and gives the owners another drop-zone for mail and keys.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, Chip and Jo removed the original wall that separated the dining and living area, opening up the space. The drop-ceiling was removed, and new, tall windows make the ceilings feel even higher. Cozy white furniture surrounds an old wooden decorative mantle.
Design challenges for this bath included incorporating a lot of storage in a relatively small bathroom, removing a drop-ceiling and integrating good lighting without the benefit of a natural light source. Two large storage towers provide plenty of space for toiletries while double sconces and recessed lighting illuminates the room.
This kitchen makeover included new white Shaker cabinets and sleek, glossy white countertops. The designer removed the drop ceiling to open up the space and added a light gray and white backsplash for a splash of muted color. New stainless steel appliances and a brown ceramic tile floor finish off the overall look.
The homeowners felt their space was lacking in architectural detail, so they had designers add some within the modern design. Above the kitchen island, a drop ceiling gives dimension to the space, while a niche above the refrigerator cabinets showcases some of the homeowners' unique statues, while another niche creates a bar area for the homeowners between the kitchen and living room.