Custom, stainless steel shelves float above the kitchen countertops and blend in with the range hood. White subway tile forms the backsplash to create a clean, chic look with the white cabinetry. Black countertops provide a lovely contrast to the all-white space.
A glass enclosed shower caps off the end of this long, slender bathroom design. The floating double vanity feature glass, box shaped vessel sinks with mounted stainless steel faucets. Sleek storage drawers and open shelves are built in to maintain the organized and smooth look.
Sleek, white lacquered cabinets are paired with charcoal gray floor tiles and a black butcher block island in this galley kitchen. Floating black wood shelves display kitchen necessities, while a stainless steel countertop and backsplash make food preparation and cleanup a cinch.
This master bathroom makes the most of its limited floor plan by layering a floating sink and vanity over the tub area. The tub comes with built-in shelves, too, which put extra towels at the owners' fingertips without taking up valuable square footage.
This playroom is decked out in modern style. A bubble gum pink sofa complements a white mod coffee table and hanging lanterns in the sitting area. To the right, a floating countertop acts as a craft area, topped with wall-mounted shelves and under-cabinet lighting.
Turquoise and navy tiles create a floral pattern on the back wall to decorate this cozy, nook workspace. The modern floating desk matches the open shelves built in above. A simple stainless steel stool with white cushion suits the crisp, modern style of the space.
A glass tile backsplash and sleek stainless steel shelves line this contemporary eat-in kitchen while pendant lights illuminate a breakfast bar. The kitchen opens up into a dining room area complete with a small dining table and built-in floating cabinets that house a bar for entertaining.
Jackie Cantwell started adding shelving to her apartment, and when she started, she couldn't stop. She ended up adding floating shleves to her kitchen and created a pretty and practical storage solution.
Compared to his sisters' rooms, this boy's room was cooler in tone with slate wall covering, gray wall paint and shades of blue decor. Acrylic cubes and shelves display the toy car collection in a modern and unique aesthetic. The acrylic finish does not distract from the wall covering behind and creates a playful "floating" look.
Preserved midcentury modern details flow throughout this lovely, black-and-white master bathroom. Mosaic tiles line the floors, with white subway tiles on the walls behind a floating sink. Open shelving beside the rectangular mirror provides lots of storage.
A green door opens to an updated midcentury modern bathroom with preserved wooden details. Mosaic tiles line the floors, with white subway tiles on the walls behind a floating sink. Open shelving beside the rectangular mirror provides lots of storage.
Turquoise and navy tiles create a floral pattern accent wall showcased in this desk nook. A simple, sleek floating white desk and built in shelves form a modern set up perfect for working without distraction. A stainless steel stool with white cushion can be easily tucked below the desk to keep the space open.
Contemporary penny tile combines with classic subway tile in this kids' bath with modern-industrial flair. Nautical-inspired light fixtures and a riveted mirror/medicine cabinet complete the look, while a minimal floating vanity features open wood shelving that brings warmth to the space.
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation, a pair of floating vanities are the perfect addition to this master bathroom. Sleek, square mirrors complement the strong lines in the space, while the built-in shelving is as visually appealing as it is functional.
Although the cabinets in this modern rustic kitchen were custom made, architect Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta says there’s a key space-planning tip here. Depending on your kitchen layout, use the space above your windows for storage that you don’t need every day. Floating reclaimed wood shelves would well work in these spaces and can be found at home decor stores, for example.