Designer Tiffany Brooks created a focal point wall behind the bed by using charcoal-colored peel and stick reclaimed American Red Oak wood panels with a charred feel and matte look. The surrounding three walls and the ceiling of the bedroom were painted a very light blue-gray color for contrast.
New meets old in this transitional kitchen design, beginning with the beautiful green patterned wallpaper offering a burst of color on a focal wall. The center island paired with the farmhouse table and leaded-glass window creates a sophisticated look.
Soft lighting doesn't hide the bold elements in this living room design. Behind the eclectic seating area, a vibrant accent wall is punctuated by empty gold frames –– a modern take on the traditional gallery wall.
This calming, neutral master bedroom features a striped focal wall behind the bed with a tufted gray headboard. Hardwood floors stretch across the room, from the cushioned, wooden armchairs with pillows to the tall, white dresser.
The stage space in the HGTV Smart Home 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. is all about getting together with friends and having a good time. A local chalk artist created the lively chalkboard focal wall, pulling from colors and design details found throughout the room.
A beige headboard with gold and gray bedding sits against a soft purple focal wall giving the room a subtle dose of color. A patterned screen mimics the soft metallic pattern in the draperies, which still allow a beautiful view of the city skyline.
Wallpaper is used sparingly and to maximum effect, highlighting the fireplace and creating a focal point in this contemporary, urban living room. White walls bring a gallery-like feel that shows off the modern art, while a curvaceous leather chaise invites relaxation and conversation.
On season four of HGTV Design Star, contestant Torie designs an artist loft for 8-year-old Carina, whose favorite colors are green, red and blue. Her big wow factor is a focal wall with her name illuminated over an assortment of fabrics.
The most impactful design elements in this tween bedroom are the graphic, modern bull's-eyes painted on the focal wall. Hand-painted by family friend and painter Lou Kregel, each bull's-eye has five accent colors. From the outside in, the C2 Paints are: "Chamomile" C2-153, "Larkspur" C2-313, "Solo" C2-128, "Calypso" C2-089 and "Hydrangea" C2-315.
A painting by artist Math Bass creates a focal point above a mirrored console on this west-facing wall. The nearby dining table by actor-turned-interior designer Billy Haines is topped by Alex Israel’s “Risky Business," a cut glass replica of the famed egg from the 1983 film of the same name. The homeowner's art collection is showcased throughout the renovated penthouse.