This sophisticated living room uses the graceful curve of an arc lamp and armchairs with rounded edges to soften its crisp, clean vertical and horizontal lines. Surrounded by white and pale gray, the black of the television becomes a striking visual statement.
It's all about the play of natural light in this dining area. Louvered sheer window treatments allow for control of light throughout the day. Form and function coexist with the repetition of horizontal lines and simple place settings for an effortless look.
A bath in this Lake Tahoe ski getaway is minimal and modern, with a wall of tile forming the backdrop to a dramatically lit vanity and mirror. An integrated sink is sleek, and its horizontal line is echoed in the glass tiles.
The tiles in this handsome bathroom are black and white, but the fact that on one wall they're laid out in a subtle chevron stripe, on another wall in horizontal lines and a bold pattern for the floor keeps the overall look anything but ordinary.
Modern dining and sitting areas overlook a restful, zen backyard garden at this Southern California home. Horizontal lines in the wood deck, table and garden walls create harmony in the space. An ample shade blocks light in the seating area, enabling guests to linger and relax.
When mapping out this incredible contemporary kitchen, the designers wanted to take advantage of the room's 12-foot ceilings and create a graphic composition of vertical and horizontal lines and planes. The custom fabricated acid stained steel hood and suspended metal canopy bring an edgy industrial style.
A long, lighted pool echoes the horizontal lines of this stunning California home. Outdoor seating takes advantage of both the pool view and the fire pit, while a petite poolhouse offers convenience for swimmers. Bi-level terraces connect the interior of the Tarzana, California, hacienda to its outdoor spaces.
A long, woven sectional rests beneath an ample shade, creating a great spot to relax in this restful Los Angeles backyard. The furnishings in the space emphasize the garden's plethora of clean, horizontal lines. A rock garden features succulents for low maintenance and a water feature for calming sound.
Horizontal lines and a restful palette of grays and blues make for a peaceful urban retreat. In this modern master bedroom, a two-tone, custom floating shelf with drawers balances the mounted flat-screen television, perfect for viewing in bed. A wall of windows frames the sweeping city view.
These homeowners liked the cleanness of a modern home, but also wanted to keep warm colors that made the space feel more their own, so designers created a "transitional" look, using color tones that are clean and soft to downplay the radical, horizontal lines of a modern design.
Shiplap is a uniting design element in this living room, cladding the fireplace surround and vaulted ceiling. The horizontal lines are echoed in the extended-length mantel and the base of the built-in window seat and are continued throughout the open living space, which includes the kitchen.
A gray herringbone floor adds understated style and elegance while balancing the horizontal lines of a vaulted ceiling in this modern farmhouse kitchen. Pendant lights over an island, glass-front cabinets and subway tile mix contemporary and country influences to create a cozy space with clean lines and updated appliances.
The sleek, modern fireplace in this urban dwelling creates a low-slung, horizontal line that's echoed in furnishings throughout the space. A custom sofa provides a perfect spot for watching TV and enjoying the vast city view. The room's wide-open concept incorporates a living room, dining room and bar.
The sink seems to float on the strong horizontal lines of the vanity in this contemporary powder room. Mosaic stone walls work in tandem with the organic textures and materials used throughout the room, warming the space while retaining its refinement. A stunning pendant light adds a touch of excitement.
Mixing materials and textures gives this master suite bathroom a masculine spa-like feel. The sleek and contemporary horizontal lines created by a floating double vanity and glass tile wall create harmony with the round freestanding bathtub. The room's dark gray tones are balanced with the sharpness of bright white accents.
Variegated hardwood complements the lines of a glass-tile backsplash in this modern warehouse turned living space. The horizontal lines continue in the stair rails and the supports for a set of cool, industrial-style doors. Chalkboard paint and a mod pendant above the breakfast bar add character and a touch of whimsy.
This 8-foot-wide modern kitchen hangs a turn into the adjacent dining room. To make it appear larger, the designers continue the horizontal lines down the long kitchen both in the kerf, or incised line, of the cabinets and the flooring. The cabinets reaching the ceiling draw the eye up as well.
Using a strong color on a dividing wall creates a confident accent without overpowering the calm of this contemporary office. Open spacing between the wall and the ceiling provides room for additional lighting and forms a horizontal line beneath the slanting ceiling. Additional fixtures complement the sleek and contemporary chairs and conference table.