Los Angeles designer Sarah Barnard knows how to make space work—use the outdoors, keep to one main palette, and use furnishings and built-ins to compensate for what’s not that architecturally—in this case—closets!
From floor to ceiling, HGTV Star contestant Boris Eckey designed all the details in his Los Angeles loft. His spacious living room features a neutral color palette ranging from beiges to camel and browns with green and gold accents.
Dominating floral wallpaper is a focal point in a modern upstairs living space with white walls, cable railing, a dining table and beaded chandelier. The room is designed by Scouted Home, an interior styling boutique in Los Angeles and Nashville.
This home demonstrates the spirit of the 1920s Spanish Revival style that was most common in California cities such as Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Set in a neighborhood with design guidelines, key goals were simplicity of form, utilization of the slope, and highlighting of the view.
Professional dancer Cheryl Burke fell in love with her Los Angeles home because of its bare-boned look and minimalist feel. See what happens when eclectic, color-loving designer Emily Henderson transforms Cheryl's space for the holidays. (Goodbye, gray!)
Greenery, such as foilage from the yard is a cheap and even free way to add an organic vibe to a room. "The other perk is the greenery we chose will last because you can dry it out," says designer Gabriela Eisenhart with WAKE + LOOM Design in Atlanta and Los Angeles.
This kitty high rise by global design firm HOK was the "Fan Favorite" of the Giving Shelter Event held to benefit FixNation, a non-profit organization operating the only free, full-time spay/neuter clinic in Los Angeles for stray and feral cats. Note the cat grass and carpeted surfaces for scratching.
After moving to Los Angeles, a lifelong New Yorker wanted to adapt his sharp, chrome-and-black style to his new surroundings. Designer Jenn Feldman decided to soften the clean lines and bring in more relaxed, washed out tones to make spaces like this living room feel coastal.
After parting ways with their beloved Victorian home in San Francisco and relocating to Los Angeles, Caitlin Murray's clients knew they wanted their Craftsman to reflect their Gothic tastes. So Murray created an unexpected, blended design, starting with the living room. Here, lilac ceiling beams and a floral accent wall balance a moody blue velvet sofa and dramatic black area rug.
This sleek design studio boasts an angular cement exterior with sliding floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to the backyard for indoor/outdoor living. The guest bedroom on the top floor overlooks views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. This contemporary structure complements the main house that was designed and built 20 years prior to the design studio, but they work together seamlessly as if they were designed and built at the same time.
A low garden wall separates this Spanish bungalow from the street, making the home feel secluded, even in Los Angeles. Poured-in-place concrete steps and a custom laser-cut metal gate mark the entrance to the courtyard.
Credits: Architecture: Koffka/Phakos Design; Landscape Contractor: New View Landscape; Pool/spa and Masonry: Darin Marten Construction; Metal Work: Salvador Delgado
Los Angeles, California, 02/08/2013 - The blue host and hostess chairs are from One Kings Lane as are the candles on the TV console and the coffee table with green vase. "After" shot of designer Tylor Devereaux and team mate Crisermy Mercado's re-designed apartment. HGTV Star episode 803, "Lofty Ideas," is a group challenge with teams of two in 4 different apartments in Glendale, California.
This design studio boasts an angular cement structure with floor-to-ceiling sliding steel and glass windows that open up to the backyard for indoor-outdoor living. The guest bedroom on the top floor overlooks views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. This contemporary structure complements the main house that was designed and built 20 years prior to the design studio, but they work together seamlessly as if they were designed and built at the same time.