This modern master bedroom is crisp with its engineered stripes on the ceiling and wall. The square headboard and glass table keep the look sharp and clean, and a mirrored wall makes the room appear larger.
An accent wall with neutral patterned wallpaper adds a subtle graphic touch to this monochromatic master bedroom. The animal skin rug and charcoal-colored headboard create drama in the transitional space.
The top floor of a Brooklyn townhouse was opened up so all the rooms flowed into one another and created a huge floor for the kids. This ultra chic nursery features a graphic accent wall in neutral tones, a deep purple rocking chair with fringe and a white, modern dresser. The unique, floral light fixture adds a perfect touch of whimsy to the space.
Two built-in shelves filled with books flank a cozy window seat in this charming, contemporary reading nook. Bright pink, graphic wallpaper adds bold color that contrasts against the green window seat. A small chandelier is an elegant accent.
This sophisticated dining room features dark wood furnishings, including a framed mirror with coordinating table and chairs. A graphic accent wall makes a bold statement and adds contemporary style to the space.
This stylish gray bedroom features a mix of patterns, including a graphic accent wall, chevron curtains and Greek key throw pillows, adding visual interest to the space. The bold patterns work well together without appearing too busy.
A covered patio creates a more intimate space while still being outdoors. This rooftop patio features a gray sofa decorated with patterned throw pillows, striped window treatments and a graphic rug. A wood coffee table adds a light element against the rich gray tones.
Classic blue and white patterned accessories complement the neutral walls and furnishings in this cozy master bedroom. A pair of sparkly globe pendant lights above each nightstand add contemporary style and glamour to the space.
A bold red dresser in the middle of the twin beds doubles as a nightstand in this guest room. Red framed artwork ties together the color scheme. Graphic black and white upholstered beds with matching shams and neutral bedding completes the look.
The client wanted a room that reflected their boy's name, "Jonah" without being literal. This nursery is a perfect example of how a room can rock a theme and stay sophisticated, timeless and relevant. This big boy's space will not time out through the use of bold color, dramatic pattern and mature furnishings.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. How to Balance a Bold Pattern: Make sure your colors have a weight to it that can hold up to the bold pattern. Designer Karen Wolf used bright mid tones to balance the whales and also showcase them.
2. Pattern Mixes: The dense wallpaper was mixed with a small window treatment print and open graphic with white field on the floor.