As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson borrowed 20 square feet from a neighboring bedroom to allow room for a luxurious free standing soaking tub in this newly renovated master bath. In addition to the industrial fixtures and decor, a glass shower with a rolling door creates a contemporary look in this now bright and spacious room.
Simply the cabinet placement can create a polished designer look. Using pairs, like these cabinets on either side of the high-end range hood, create rhythm, says Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, architect and designer with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. This inspirational luxury kitchen also has another smart idea, to replace upper cabinet doors with glass ones to create a display space.
A curved, natural walnut vanity topped with Calacatta marble served as a design solution that met the client’s needs. The upholstered door panel addressed the client’s concern about sound transfer. Other highlights, including a custom backsplash topped with a beveled glass, a stone-framed mirror, a hammered nickel vessel sink and Romo’s dynamic Kimura wallpaper, add that extra edge to this exquisite and functional space.
This stylish wet bar gives the homeowners a space to anchor their entertaining. The charcoal wall color adds depth and drama to the hallway, while the cabinets that blend in with the wall give homeowners a place to store bottles and glasses. To lighten the space, bright white trim and doors were added, along with interesting art pieces to give this unique space additional personality.
Grammy award-winning sound engineers were enlisted to acoustically soundproof this open-concept living room. All of the fabric panels are ingeniously hidden beneath the rustic reclaimed barn board, and the windows are double-paned and sealed, including the giant barn door entryway which has a glass "envelope" once you enter. All of these measures were taken to keep the place completely quiet. The light fixtures had the glass taken out so they wouldn't vibrate during music recording as well. Every detail was carefully thought out. You can't hear a sound outside when they are jamming inside!
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.
The intimate and zen-like outdoor living space offers tranquility with comfortable seating areas surrounded by the elements of earth, fire and water. Floor-to-ceiling glass and steel windows and doors seamlessly connect the exterior of the home to the interior. The soaring roof with massive copper overhangs provides shade, and a rammed earth wall sections off the master bedroom's access to the pool.
Double doors painted a bold orange compliment the orange tones of the basketball court art and the adjacent carpet in the workout room. The orange accents add a bright pop against the neutral walls and natural light from the uncovered windows. A glass half wall creates a railing for the upstairs living room while leaving it open to the court for a connected entertainment experience.
This master bathroom was created with layers of lighting for a naturally bright look. Adding a separate space for the toilet without the inclusion of a door gives an open feel. With many custom aspects incorporated into the design, such as the fixed-glass blue-green panel and the custom niche created for additional storage, this master bathroom has the feeling of a classy spa.
Mustard-hued doors are a bold touch in the entry of this mid-century modern California home. White walls continue from the foyer into the dining room, where Eames-style chairs and modern lighting mix with vintage pieces to give the space an eclectic flair. Marbled glass in the entry is period-appropriate and offers privacy.
When transforming a spare bedroom into a glamorous dressing room, designer Nicole Norris, ASID, NCIDQ, turned the double-door reach-in closet into a custom-designed shoe display alcove with 1/2" thick glass shelves. Luxurious patterned carpeting, gold shimmering wallpaper and neutral furnishings balance out the bright pink shelving. Since the room was so large, several ready-made furniture pieces were added in addition to the custom shelving.
This contemporary, West Coast residence has a beautiful open design and modern decor. A short glass wall provides a balcony overlook from the second floor to the first where a long light fixture hangs as a decorative eye-catcher. The second story features a living room area with gray leather sofa, an eclipse door leading to an outdoor patio and a dining area in front of a built in fireplace.
Homeowner Chad Alford had always wanted to live in a New York City loft, so his partner Tomas Frenes designed their townhome in Atlanta's Cabbagetown neighborhood to look like urban buildings. Custom doors with smoked glass are made to look like the windows on urban buildings, and exposed ceiling beams and ductwork enhance the industrial look.
On the back wall of this contemporary kitchen, frosted glass and steel cabinets offer visual relief from the texture of the bamboo. A nook for the microwave and a storage display for wine offer more countertop space for food prep. There's also a tambour door in the back corner, effectively hiding several small appliances which used to permanently reside out in the open on the countertop.
As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens, the aim of this kitchen remodel was an updated farmhouse design, so designers left vintage elements, such as the glass paneled cabinets and exposed brick, in the space. Then, they added a reclaimed wood door to cover the entrance to the pantry. Updates in the space include a durable, quartz countertop, a white subway tile backsplash, and modern, stainless steel appliances.
Large, glass pendant lights illuminate this dining area and accentuate the sloped ceiling. Black leather and chrome rolling chairs add a modern flair to the simple wood dining table. A set of French doors and large windows peer out over a balcony area and allow lots of natural light to brighten the space.
A round pedestal table holding an Asian tree is used as a living room divider and is flanked by a large beige sofa and a contemporary seating area with modern turquoise blue arm chairs. Arched window shades cover the large windows above three sets of French doors. The contemporary seating area features a zebra print rug and glass coffee table while both sections are accented with red throw pillows.
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.