Simple elegance and contemporary style define this sophisticated kitchen in an urban high-rise building featuring rich colors and clean lines. Lowered cabinet height and horizontal linear style bat wing doors create a feeling of more open space within a small area.
The roof deck of this high rise building in Chicago includes an outdoor kitchen available to all the residents. Two grills make the high-demand space more practical; the designers positioned them together to keep the area less crowded when both grills are in use.
An interior build-out of a two-level penthouse unit in an prestigious LA high-rise. The design emphasizes the continuity of space for a loft-like environment. Sliding doors transform the unit into indoor-outdoor living area as needed. The material palette reinforces this spatial flow.
The walls of this modern, gothic dining room are covered in raw steel, contrasting with neo-Baroque acrylic chairs by Acrila and a dramatic polycarbonite fixture by Zaha Hadid. This contrast of materials creates layers of depth in a high-rise condo that's filled with natural light.
The rooftop garden on this round clubhouse, surrounded by high-rise apartments in Bangalore, India, needed to provide a spectacular view for both clubhouse guests inside and apartment residents outside. Joly John of Shibanee & Kamal Architects created a hanging garden that provides a living focal point.
This high-rise, beachfront condo makes the most of its stunning views with big picture windows and sliding glass doors that open to a long balcony. Inside, a neutral palette and mix of contemporary and rustic elements fit the setting and allow the view to shine.
Having koi this far up in the sky might seem like the space is a fish out of water, but that isn't true for this Las Vegas high rise retreat. The school of 180 gold-leafed koi fish fit perfectly with the ambiance of this Asian spa inspired master bathroom.
Use a glass vase with colorful, fresh flowers and coffee table books as a cost-effective way to infuse color into a living room. Atlanta designer Michael Habachy styled this table in a high-rise Atlanta condo with a trio of books that serve as a pedestal for the vase.
Designer Kathie Chrisicos updated this Manhattan high-rise kitchen using a soft color palette in green and white to suggest a delicate and airy sensibility. The soft greenish-blue tones on the Roman shade, backsplash and countertop add just the right hint of color to the beautiful white cabinetry. Stainless steel appliances complete the room's serene and elegant design.
Although Chris wasn't thrilled with the vanity included with the purchase of his high-rise condo unit, he couldn't justify the cost of replacing it. Instead he dressed up the vanity with an unusual choice for a mirror. To evoke an overall organic and graphic vibe, he went with a round mirror covered with reclaimed twigs.
In this second-home Chicago high-rise pied-à-terre, rough wooden side tables and a rustic dining table paired with brilliant red faux-leather chairs create an inspired look in this combined living and dining room. The giraffe-print stools in the breakfast bar are custom designed, inspired by the homeowners’ love of their home state of Texas, animals and travels to Africa.
Determined to give his 17th floor high-rise Atlanta condo a polished, masculine look, sales executive Chris Staub chose a color scheme of dark brown, red, white and silver to put a more sophisticated spin on bachelor pad style. The high-end space was created on a deceptively low budget that was maximized by mixing high and low price-point purchases with a combination of flea market finds and custom-made elements.
The subtle masculinity of the condo also includes elements of Zen and relaxation, whether it's the ultra deep sofa created for many to enjoy at once or the oversized swivel chairs in the main room. If someone is ever lucky enough to see this high-rise jewel, it may not be a bad idea to toast the town from the fourteen-foot custom bar with floor-to-ceiling windows. Viva Las Vegas!
A Chicago high-rise bedroom evokes a well-balanced yet cozy atmosphere. The space contains a touch of the homeowners' beloved Texas in the form of a fabric reminiscent of animal hide on an ottoman, along with a feeling of modern, bold Chicago with bright-red accent colors and a black leather, tufted headboard. Draperies are custom-designed with red fringe borders, and a hint of elegance is imbued nearby with two shimmering, mirrored nightstands.
Designer Vern Yip squeezes a lot of luxury into tight quarters in this Manhattan high-rise. To maximize the natural light streaming in from one lone window, Vern covered both the floor and main wall in Ann Sacks glass tile for its light-reflecting qualities. Because space is at a premium, the vanity features a slim, elliptical profile with 2 pivoting doors that swing out to provide plenty of storage for necessary toiletries.
Interesting and uniquely placed square windows create a striking backdrop for this master bedroom. White walls and lofty ceilings allow light from the windows to rise and expand; matching lamps and overhead recessed lighting add to the brightness of the space. The dresser, armoire, bed and floors are all crafted from similar wood, bringing a sense of symmetry into the room.
Feel the sand in your toes and breeze on your face on the Florida Panhandle beaches. In Panacea, you won’t find high rise hotels, spring breakers or endless strip malls lining the coast. Instead, you’ll experience a more peaceful, slow-paced environment, reflective of what many call “Old Florida.” As a beach community, Panacea also does fresh seafood right. From restaurants to retail markets located all throughout the county, options are endless when it comes to fresh oysters, shrimp, crab, flounder, grouper, red snapper and much more.
Designers wanted the master bathroom to continue the light, sunny design of the master bedroom into the bathroom space, so they continued white walls into the space to reflect the warm, Arizona sunshine let in by high rise windows that keep the space bright, but private. On the floors, designers used white tiles to create a chevron pattern that adds some dimension to the space, while a marble accent wall adds texture and contrast. Designers finished off the space with gold fixtures and wood accents to highlight the room's warmth.