A curved bar with glass cabinets creates a surprising visual centerpiece to this elegant open floor kitchen and provides a fun place to showcase glassware. Pillars break p the space from Callcatta Quartzite countertop to ceiling, which appears seemingly detached due to the illumination from recessed lighting in the molding. Shimmering pendant lights and chandelier illuminate the floral accents and island.
This beautiful contemporary dining area can be open to the living room and the kitchen, or striped curtain dividers can slide closed for a private dining room. A lit black china cabinet with glass doors provides a beautiful display at the end of a black and white zigzag rug. Turquoise chairs sit at a wooden dining table, and a gold chandelier hangs from the blue ceiling above.
Blown glass chandeliers, acrylic chairs and a row of cosmic pendants bring a feeling of lightness to this open, modern loft. Carved from the top floor of a century-old St. Louis warehouse, the 7,500-square-foot loft features 18-foot ceilings, original arched windows and industrial elements like exposed brick, concrete columns and metal piping. The open concept design is ideal for entertaining.
Spazio Rosso, Inc. choose a dijon paint color for the walls and yellow raffia wallpaper for the ceiling in this contemporary study. The built-in shelves were redesigned in a diagonal pattern to create a unique geometry, which the area rug and drapery fabric were chosen to enhance. The desk is composed of two layers of glass, the top being black, underneath being white.
Traditional furnishings anchored by a large traditional carpet form a cozy area for conversation and TV viewing in a great room with soaring proportions. A coffered ceiling is outlined by dark-stained beams that add warmth to the space. A wall of stacked glass serves as structural support while also providing panoramic lake views. An automated cabinet above the fireplace opens to reveal the TV.
Dark wood accents the high ceilings in this breathtaking kitchen. The arched doorway, candle-like iron light fixture and wood details bring a French country influence to this contemporary design. A tall, frosted glass range hood creates a bright accent above the dark neutral tile backsplash. A long kitchen island with a brown stone countertop features a thin, modern sink.
Sheats-Goldstein House: The Big Lebowski (1998), Bandits (2000) and Charlie's Angeles: Full Throttle (2003) each used this photogenic location. Built between 1961 and 1963 in a style described as "organic architecture." That coffered ceiling with tiny "drinking glass" skylights and the dividing wall of glass that merges the interior and exterior space -- this idea is pure Lautnerism. His stamp is everywhere, as Lautner, in the footsteps of his mentor Frank Lloyd Wright, designed all the elements: the lighting scheme, flooring, furnishings and windows.
The luxurious design of this contemporary style, Austin home flows from room to room. In this open concept layout, the galley kitchen, with its stunning marble accents, shares the space with a large wooden dining table and glass chandelier. Beside the dining table, and divided by a pocket door, are large floor-to-ceiling windows with comfortable seating for guests to relax after enjoying a meal.
A light, bright kitchen makes the most of the basement space in this transitional home. The room features neutral walls, clean lines and white cabinetry. Wide windows take advantage of the views and bring in natural light. Quartz countertops, modern barstools and a glass tile backsplash give the room contemporary flair, and cabinetry extends to the ceiling to maximize storage.
To create this eclectic home, designers integrated the Austin outdoor lifestyle with casual, nice living. This spacious common area has high ceilings and added windows that allow in plenty of natural light and create a bright, open space. Off to the side, the sliding glass door opens onto the renovated back patio.
A vaulted ceiling, clean white walls and a front door with large glass panels help make this small kitchen and living area feel bright and open. White Shaker cabinetry conceals a small refrigerator, full-sized dishwasher, microwave and toaster oven. A farmhouse sink and barn-style pendant lights speak to a modern farmhouse aesthetic — as does the open shelving with beadboard backing. Saddle-style barstools provide additional seating.
Sleek, white furnishings by J. Mascheroni are punctuated by black accents, creating a harmonious design in this chic, modern living room in Lugano, Switzerland. Accent lighting rims the floor and ceiling, casting the space in a warm glow and making it feel as it it were floating in time or space. Expansive glass walls open the home to sweeping views over Lake Lugano and surrounding mountains.
The sleek design of this kitchen pairs dark wood cabinetry with orange walls and bright white countertops. Floor to ceiling storage ensures that the counter space remains clear. A small tile backsplash complements the orange walls. A row of cushioned bar stools are lined below the light countertop. A muddled glass panel adds a unique decoration and texture to the smooth look of the room.
“We filled it with things that made our eyes happy,” says Sonal. That meant navy blue on the walls and the ceiling (Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore) and a glass-bead chandelier from Currey & Company. The various styles of furniture, all neutrals, blend in a cool, relaxed way, including a bed with crisscrossed metal accents and a white upholstered chair (both from RH) plus a whitewashed wood nightstand by Noir.
The living room's gorgeous vaulted ceiling showcases deep brown exposed beams contrasted by the ivory wall color used throughout the space. Glass pocket doors open to the outdoor patio and provide a view of Aspen Mountain. The transitional space also provides quick access to the 12-person dining table, making it easy to move from dinner to relaxing.
This home marries the concepts of indoor and outdoor living with a modern aesthetic that marries earth, rocks, water and fire. The home is perfect for family life and entertaining. An open concept living-dining-kitchen allows the family to maximize time together and integrates garden and pool landscapes through the floor to ceiling wall of sliding glass.
Two traditional-style wing-back chairs beautifully contrast with rough-hewn ceiling beams in this rustic-Southwestern home. Large glass pedant lights draw the eye up and illuminate the hallway that lies in between the sitting area and the dining room beyond. A clever arrangement of artwork lines the wall of the hallway for visual interest.
It may be by far the most common kitchen island shape, but the rectangle isn’t your only option. Angled and even curved designs can work better in your space, like this stunning oval designed by Anthony Baratta. The oblong island, which mirrors the shape of the recessed ceiling, is a custom design built in English sycamore wood, with a Pyrolave countertop in a custom lime color and reverse-painted glass door panels.