Solid surface materials like quartz aren’t just for countertops. Consider running it up the wall for a minimalist look that’s clean and easy to maintain. This non-porous material is ideal for bathrooms (and kitchens!) as it’s super-durable and stain resistant.
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.
Durable and comfortable leather flooring adds an unusual twist to an open, modern living space. The neutral colored walls of this space showcase the dark and dramatic palette of the flooring and furniture.
To create a fun, livable room, designers added a durable, leather sofa that would be easy to clean. Then, they added Peter Dunham pillows and a Crate and Barrel coffee table to complete the space and add color and texture.
“When people are outside, the beautiful teak and the cushions become the background for people and their dressed up clothes and their food and wine,” says Linda. “I like that kind of approach to outside, because you’re also looking at landscaping and the sky. The furniture is beautiful and durable, and it works in this area of the world. You want it to always look good and really be comfortable.”
Durable and natural materials such as stained cedar, natural stone veneer, and integral color plaster are combined with strong horizontal ceiling lines. Large windows create an indoor-outdoor entertainment space.
The living room needed fun, durable seating to accommodate the family's teenage son and his friends, so designers added a tough, blue sectional and faux green leather ottoman that doubles as a coffee table. To provide display shelves, shelves were built into the half-wall separating the kitchen and dining room from the living room. These shelves are made of dark, rich wood, which, along with the white walls, ties this space into the rest of this family's 1920s Spanish home.
This soothing outdoor space is the perfect place for relaxing or entertaining. The furniture is made from durable materials such as natural wood and canvas, allowing this furniture to withstand the elements.
The upstairs bathroom, designers anchored the small space in a neutral color palette that reflects the light from the window, making the space feel larger. A marble sink supported by chrome legs adds a bit of elegance to the space, while the dark gray tile floor and the white subway tile backsplash give the room the added durability it needs to serve as a kids' bathroom.
Behind the dining table, a marble-topped island with six stools invites the family to gather 'round for dinner. To ensure that the furniture could survive the elements, the DMAR Interiors team upholstered each seat with durable fabrics.