This living room, which opens to the kitchen, features a mix of different shades of blue. Light blue is used on the wall to create a soft palette, while pops of bolder blues are used in the patterns in the rug, pillows, and furniture to create contrast.
Before committing to a space plan, first consider the best focal point to enjoy from the comfort of your outdoor living room. The modern pool here is definitely the star of the backyard, so by orienting the furniture to look out at it, friends and family have an instant conversation starter for breaking the ice. Plus it's great for encouraging interaction between those lounging and those taking a plunge in the pool.
As seen on HGTV's hit show Buying and Selling, Drew and Jonathan transformed Daniel and Vanessa's master bedroom into a bright, inviting space perfect for relaxing. The neutral walls and window treatments help to brighten up the space and take advantage of the natural light that enters the room through the large window behind the bed. The rich colors and sleek furniture the Scotts have put into the room help to make the space warm and inviting.
This family room features a diverse mix of fabrics, patterns and materials to create a globally-inspired, eclectic space. The deep midnight blue accent color on the ikat drapery is carried over to the hand-painted wooden plaques above the fireplace. The whole look is grounded with a large oriental rug and a classic-lined sofa. Accent furniture, including a unique hammered bronze metal coffee table, modern orange chair and classic wing-back chair complete the look.
A neutral palette, beautiful modern elements and low furniture create a calm and stylish look in this master bedroom. Long tile covers an accent wall behind the bed with a connected side table supporting the cube lamp. A shag rug softens the floor under the eye-catching glass fireplace. Glass walls create a natural separation from the bathroom while still keeping the space open.
This home captures a retro feel with all neutral furniture, an interior stone wall and a lot of wood accents. To make the space more modern steel accents have been brought in as well as clean, hard lines on the furnishings and fixtures to promote a minimalist look.
As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Martha and Alex completely redesigned the beach deck at the renovated Comfort Breeze condo. They removed the old and broken plastic furniture and repainted the house and deck along with adding a new dining table, a comfortable seating area and a beautiful sliding barn door to separate access from their duplex neighbors.
“I’m an art lover and an artist at heart,” Gladys says about her extensive use of art in her design aesthetic. Arguably, the family room houses an even more impressive collection than the living room. Abstract paintings of all sizes sit alongside Italian posters, hand-carved stools, larger-than-life statues and a variety of sculpture. At the center of it all: a beautifully designed console and striking side table blur the line between furniture and art.
A stunning pergola draws you into the shade of this concrete patio. With wood and stone construction, the pergola is a rustic accent to the Mediterranean-style chandelier and lush landscaping. Timeworn patio furniture creates a cozy seating area with bright red pillows.
A coffered ceiling, white molding details and white french doors create a light background behind the darker furniture of this midcentury modern dining space. The long wood tabletop is lined with black leather chairs on each side. At the heads of the table tufted bench seats create height range and color distinction for the design.
Salvaged wood and architectural pieces are prime candidates to be repurposed as furniture. In the case of this table, pieces of an old rope bed and a bead board door are converted into a functional and one-of-a-kind coffee table.
The garden courtyard terrace of this Point Lorna, California, villa home is decorated with subtle pool furniture in neutral tones that complement the property's minimalist design and allow the natural surroundings of the lush garden, with its verdant floral and topiary features, to color to the space. Wicker chairs and chaise longues feature plush striped cushions which highlight the earth tones of the building's facade while blue umbrellas reflect the daytime sky and swimming pool below.
If you're looking for a perfect marriage of traditional and contemporary designs, then a transitional interior may be for you. In a transitional interior, furniture lines are sophisticated, simple and often feature either straight or rounded profiles. To keep the focus on the simplicity and sophistication of the room, designers will keep color palettes neutral and decor to an absolute minimum. Image courtesy of Decorating Den Interiors
Shauna fell in love with the cabinet, by Hooker Furniture, while the house was still in the blueprint stage and made sure it would fit in this small space. She had the legs removed to make it vanity height and a hole cut in the top for a sink. Two other twists on classics: damask-inspired wallpaper by Serena & Lily and a navy lacquer pagoda mirror from Shades of Light.
In an open-plan concept, designers strive not only to create separate zones within one large space but to make the end result feel cohesive. In this home, the designers at Carlton Architecture + DesignBuild did both with finesse. “We divided individual spaces with furniture groupings and circulation. Common materials such as steel, rift sawn white oak cabinetry, and dark stained oak floors are used to unify the three areas,” they explain.
Everything in this home is kept open, from the floor plan to the furniture. Open-back chaise lounges are a comfortable spot to enjoy the contemporary fireplace, which features a streamlined flue, so that you get a full view of the woods beyond the windows.
Breegan describes her style as “Approachable Modern Luxury.” It’s the perfect design style for creating gorgeous, inspiring spaces. Something she has achieved in her three-thousand square foot, four-bedroom single family home. In just two years she’s filled every inch with her signature style, beginning with the bedroom. Inspired by Ibiza, the classic black and white palette is combined with sculptural lines in the furniture and global accents, creating a luxurious space that is both glamorous and inviting.
Ice blue walls pull their hue from the traditional rug and modern art in this cool Brooklyn living room. The gas fireplace is given an antique treatment beneath the traditional stone surround and mantel, adding warmth to the space. Furniture is clean-lined and contemporary with a subtle velvet sheen that plays off the room's icy tones.