A mix of light and dark wood tones highlights the linear designs of this contemporary, open-plan dining room. Floating shelves pop against an illuminated accent wall, adding to the modern feel of the space.
Dramatic back lighting make suspended floating shelves pop against the deep blue accent wall. Distressed metal panels framed in the tall cabinets flank the built-in buffet and floating shelves. This accent wall creates a focal point of the room and adds an energetic visual element to the space.
Reinvent empty frames as illuminated sculptures with the addition of colored lights. For indoor use, standard vintage-style lights can be used to wrap wall-hung frames, placed near outlets. To help disguise extension cords, consider grouping several frames vertically, tucking the cord behind each frame, then into outlets near the bottom of the wall. For outdoor use, such as a repurposed wreath alternative placed on a front door, it's best to use battery-operated lights.
Rather than fill the hall with decor, designer Lauren Rubin kept the space minimal and allowed the round chandelier to be the star. When set against the room's white walls, the piece positively shines.
This contemporary metallic sculpture, created with small, protruding silver balls that form continuous circles toward a crystal center, illuminates the wall with shadows and light. Adding the framed prints next to and below the sculpture presents an interesting aesthetic arrangement.
A frosted glass vessel sink and quartz countertop make this vanity appear to glow from within. The illuminated mirror does the work of sconces without taking up extra wall space. Tonal geometric-patterned wallpaper adds interest but doesn't overwhelm the small space.
The designer of this transitional California family room reconfigured the windows and installed a large picture window in a formerly solid exterior wall. Now the homeowners have an enchanting view of their garden and crabapple tree from the family room and the adjoining kitchen.
Evening light highlights the warm landscape lighting on this patio. Lights shining up from the succulent garden reflect off the copper wall for a shining accent to the design. A blue and gray striped patio floor creates a light foundation for the calm, asian design featuring dark brown chairs with white cushions.
A wood pergola adds warmth and cover over the concrete floor and cement brick wall of this patio space. The wood matches the fence lining the perimeter of the yard. Outdoor lighting illuminates the bright, white exterior making it pop agains the natural surroundings and wood details.
This transitional kitchen remodel features painted blue cabinets paired paired with oak cabinets and a white subway tile backsplash. Custom wood storage baskets decorate a shiplap accent wall, while several stools line the kitchen island, providing a spot for casual dining. Recessed lighting illuminates the space.
This custom-made partition featuring mullioned windows promotes views and illumination while visually separating the foyer and the kitchen. It helps compartmentalize this beach condo, maximize ocean views and transmit light into interior spaces.