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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 master bathroom has an indoor and outdoor feel with French doors allowing access to a balcony beyond the soaking tub. A graphic pattern on the balcony floor works well with the indoor tile floor. A modern, glass chandelier hangs next to the skylight for a great, bright pairing of natural and artificial lighting. A simple black duck outline picture breaks up the blank space on the wall.
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 bathroom includes a chromatherapy tub and shower, steam shower, and gorgeous granite countertops. One unique shower feature: there is an overhead screen that can be set to replicate lightning, rain, fire, or even a summer day with clouds rolling by! Every piece of furniture and cabinetry was custom designed specifically for this suite, including the stained glass bathroom entry door.
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.
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.
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.
After passing through the courtyard doors, you are welcomed by dual fountain features that frame the walkway and provide a tranquil feeling upon entry into this private space.
Finding the right glass waterline tile for fountain and spa was difficult since we wanted it to be complementary to the antique brick and terra cotta paving colors, but the Bamboo Blend (Weave Series from Walker Zanger) provide the right balance of color, while also providing enough of a highlight.
This hallway, clad in hand-scraped maple flooring, leads to the home’s mudroom and kitchen. The end of the hall leading to the mudroom features an accent wall in a copper shade, clad in beetle-kill pine and stained with diluted wall paint. A metal coat rack allows for ample storage space for everyday coats and other clothing. The interior hallway door with its rich wood and frosted glass, adds to the overall style and sophistication of this space.
An outdoor living room features a mix of design elements, from the reclaimed woods on the coffee table and ceiling beams to the clean, contemporary lines of the woven and upholstered seating. The space is sited to take advantage of the sweeping coastal views, and it also opens to the indoors via a wide retractable glass wall that slides into a pocket door. Traditional lanterns light the space, giving a nod to the Mediterranean architecture.