The Wendl family lived in a humble home with an outdated retro design. The cousins, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri updated their home with a modern, chic look while complementing their desired retro design. The family room has been redesigned to include a fun white and mint green bar.
A transitional home bar opens to a brick and wood stairwell, separated by a glass sheet. Balance Design placed the bar next to the stairs and flat-panel wood cabinets with sleek handles in the bungalow renovation.
Designed for ideal entertaining, gatherings and home comfort, this transitional styled basement features a home theater with built-in cabinets and fireplace, a wet bar with and additional table/seating all framed within several different types of wood and stains.
Glamorous and serene, this light blue bedroom opens up to a mini bar area, perfect for guests. The traditional chandelier highlights the damask wallpaper ceiling. The 2014 Tampa Bay Showcase Home is designed by Don Sharp of Sharp Design Studio.
Ceilings and bar areas are great spots for a rustic, barn-style aesthetic, even in a new or renovated home. Look for backless bar seating and stools with saddle seat design, so that guests can casually sidle up to the island. And don’t forget to look up at the rustic beams on the ceiling.
Use colorful, inexpensive tile to cover a large space and create a focal point in the kitchen design. In this kitchen, designer Cody Ables, CEO of CODARUS, used tiling on top of an open cabinet to create a great bar area. He used the bar to create more prep space for the small kitchen and divide the dining and kitchen areas in the home, which was designed for Dwell with Dignity to help families struggling with homelessness and poverty.
The interior color scheme of this modern home continues into the outdoor bar, where a mounted TV and ample seating turn the space into a cozy entertainment area. Wood on the ceiling adds warmth, while paneling painted in a deep teal establishes continuity throughout the home's design.
This sunken bar is a completely hidden room that can't be seen from anywhere within the home. The secret space is concealed by bookcases in the hallway. Contemporary touches spice up the room's stunning Old World design.
Florida foliage is a perfect backdrop for this built-in bar, pool and patio area designed by TriplePoint Design Build. The home and outdoor decor were kept in monochromatic tones of beige and sand that create a calm, inviting setting for relaxing with family and friends.
On HGTV’s Fixer Upper, Joanna's design plan took into account the home's space constraints. Nonetheless, the kitchen features a generous sized island with bar seating where meals can both be prepped and served. A vintage refrigerator, vent hood, floating shelves and new wooden flooring completes the kitchen design.
This design of this beautiful California home is all open, with entertaining areas flowing easily into spaces for relaxing and cooking. Here, a bar borders one end of the dining room, whose wood table and bench feel appealingly laid back.
This overhead shot captures the gorgeous design and comfortable planning of this stunning poolhouse. A large covered patio sits aside the home with a bar and dining area. On the spacious lawn, geometric pavers turn the grass into an artistic statement.
The basement in this Tampa Bay home is the perfect family-friendly game room. The multifunctional space features a comfortable TV-watching spot, a wet bar and pool table. Designer Don Sharp also designed the space to take advantage of the rear views and covered deck.
This billiards room ties together classic design elements, like the black-and-white checkered floor, with Balinese design influences found throughout the rest of this British Virgin Islands home. Plaid armchairs are paired with tropical-themed couches, while rattan stools line a small bar area, providing plenty of room for entertaining guests.