This chic entryway features a brown wood staircase with a high-gloss finish, giving it a sleek, contemporary look. Metallic accents, like the black railing and exposed air ducts along the ceiling add an industrial feel to the space.
A rich brown vanity in a high-gloss finish makes a bold statement in this contemporary bathroom. The bathroom's walls, floors and glass-enclosed shower feature softer neutral hues, allowing the striking vanity to take center stage.
A blue leather panel provides a luxurious backdrop for the bed in this contemporary bedroom. The bed's high-gloss finish also adds to the luxurious atmosphere, while warm brown bedding and a soft blue area rug ensure the space still feels comfortable and relaxing.
A smoky gray ceiling and charcoal gray walls with a high-gloss finish create a dramatic, luxurious atmosphere in this dining room. A rough-hewn wood dining table offsets the sleekness of the walls with a punch of rusticity, and a whimsical white chandelier adds a touch of prettiness overhead.
A fire engine red accent wall with a high-gloss, lacquered finish invigorates this contemporary dining room. Smaller splashes of color in the accent table and dining chairs add variation to the space's bold, vivid color palette.
This early 1900s American bow front dresser was bought for $125, then updated with two coats of a sprayed white lacquer finish. That not only modernized the dated piece but also helped the bronze hardware stand out. The key to getting a great finish on an old piece is using a sprayer instead of brushes or rollers. Most home improvement stores rent HVLP (high-volume low-pressure) sprayers at a daily rate between $75 and $100. What sets HVLP sprayers apart from others is a fine mist tip, the key to achieving a professional look.
The rich brown cabinets in this contemporary kitchen are finished in a sleek, high-gloss lacquer, lending boldness and sophistication to the space. The dark cabinets provide striking contrast against the kitchen's light wood floors, neutral walls and crisp white ceiling.
This open kitchen layout with a walnut wood (matching the wood application in the family room) island and matte finish cabinets has a contemporary design style. The high-gloss finishes on the backsplash complement the color scheme perfectly.
Look out below! The entry of this stylish home was jazzed up with a crisp, geometric pattern painted on the floor in white and eggplant purple. The high-gloss finish is a durable choice for the high-traffic area.
To turn the drab powder room into something bold and cheerful, the walls and ceiling were painted navy blue in a semi-gloss finish. The dark colored walls and ceiling help tone down the intense apple green paint of the adjacent guest room.
Opposite the sofa, two sapphire blue armchairs denote a more formal sitting area for entertaining guests. When paired with a copper side table and high-gloss pillows, the gems make an especially chic statement.
A small bathroom is a great place to go bold. The painted door and moldings accent the color palette and lend a rich, high-end designer vibe. The high-gloss finish on the vanity adds shine and durability to the piece, while the open shelving underneath gives the illusion of more space.
This foyer has many architectural elements that are indicative of Spanish style. For instances: The wood front door with dark finish, vertical slats and wrought-iron hardware; The terra cotta tile floor with high-gloss finish and blue floral patterns; the wood ceiling, exposed header beam above the door; and the punched metal pendant light.
Rustic base cabinets contrast the high gloss white upper cabinets to strike a balance between the natural and the contemporary in this kitchen. Natural, woven grass accents and driftwood add a coastal tone and touch of warmth.