A metal roof supported by white columns provides some covered deck space, offering plenty of shade across the deck. A small swimming pool, adjacent dining area and outdoor kitchen provide a luxurious entertaining space. Pops of bright blue in the lounge chairs, ceramic planters and dining table linens are reminiscent of the blue ocean waters, which inspire this Florida home.
A unique art installation featuring eight white globes adorned with gold paint takes center stage in this dining room. These pieces were arranged in a slanted line on a blank white wall behind the glass and metal dining table and teal dining chairs, all of which create a deliberate, stylized effect in the room. The floral centerpieces add an unexpected softness to the design.
In the dining room it’s all about playing with industrial elements. The dining chairs are a unique find from a vintage warehouse in Brooklyn. The mix of metal, wood and curved lines makes them unexpected statement pieces in the dining area. Around a lucite and glass dining table, the area is topped off with a vintage green pendant. A photograph by family friend, Renato D'Agostin completes the space.
"A lot of people my age are scared of antiques" says Catherine. But, "antiques don't "have to feel old ladyish" if they are mixed, like this nailhead console, with funkier elements like the vintage metal artwork on the wall and the retro chairs flanking the console. Catherine recommends investing in a few timeless pieces that you will want to move from house to house, "pieces that will work in any home."
A leather-textured and metal-studded ceiling, hand-carved ceiling medallion and sumptuous silk drapes with double-layered tassel and bullion fringe create a cozy corner for a hand-crafted game table and leather upholstered side chairs. Gas wall lanterns complement the soft glow of the three-tiered hand-painted silk Fortuny chandelier and help create an ambiance of luxury in this one-of-a-kind room.
In this dining area, the wood-and-metal, 10-foot table comfortably seats eight. Underneath the table, a hair-on-hide rug is a geometric zip of color and pattern. The space flows easily into the kitchen on one side and out to a covered patio and grill on the other, ideal for entertaining. Light fixture: Visual Comfort; Dining chairs: Sunpan; Dining table: Restoration Hardware; Rug: Castel Luxe
This condo is small in size, but the features and furnishings are high in style. The dining room chandelier is oversized, but the glass and sculpted metal look is open and perfect for this space. The round, glass table seats six comfortably in stylish chairs with sleek backs and legs. Designer tip: In small spaces, keep the flooring consistent because transitions can visually make a space seem smaller.
This corner sitting area features an ivory wingback armchair with faux brown cowhide accents and a fun zebra print throw pillow. A round metal drum table with a woven design sits next to the chair, while a neutral faux hide rug finishes off the look of the space.
“We filled it with things that made our eyes happy,” says Sonal. That meant navy blue on the walls and the ceiling (Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore) and a glass-bead chandelier from Currey & Company. The various styles of furniture, all neutrals, blend in a cool, relaxed way, including a bed with crisscrossed metal accents and a white upholstered chair (both from RH) plus a whitewashed wood nightstand by Noir.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines removed the wall between the homeowners' dining room and kitchen and installed a natural wood support beam in its place. The dining room is illuminated with a metal chandelier and staged with bright, comfortable chairs and a dining table set with blue plates and French Country accessories and greenery. The new French doors open to the backyard and offer additional natural light.
The island countertop in this transitional kitchen features local Alabama white marble, cut to mimic the shape used in the stair railing, eyebrow gables and dining room chairs. The island itself features a rich, dark finish that contrasts nicely with the cool gray cabinetry on the room's perimeter. A mix of traditional and modern elements adds interest to the space, from the leaded glass cabinet doors and apron sink to the industrial-inspired pendants and acrylic-and-metal barstools.
The light-filled breakfast nook in this modern-Victorian kitchen features a playful mix of bentwood chairs that evoke the mood of a Parisian sidewalk cafe and a built-in, space-saving, farmhouse-style bench. The table combines styles, too, with a modern pedestal base and a reclaimed wood and industrial metal top. The oversized pendant fixture adds drama and its own industrial flair.
A large kitchen island provides ample space for extra food preparation and stylish additional seating in this sleek transitional kitchen with a farmhouse feel. Country influenced accents from the teapot and fun, painted chairs liven the space while conical metal pendant light and tile backsplash shimmer among the sleek line and neutral palette cabinetry. Built-in storage provides an ideal place for organizing mail, showcasing assorted glassware and showing off family photos on the bulletin board.
A custom fire pit is the focus of this stone patio with a view. Belgard pavers in earth tones complete the space and provide a nice look with little to no maintenance. A curved metal outdoor sofa compliments the shape of the patio and provides ample seating areas for visitors. An additional seating area with two chairs is hugged by a curved stacked stone perimeter wall, enabling visitors a chance to take in the view of the home.
This kitchen is a combination of traditional and modern elements. The cabinetry, granite and hardware are very contemporary, but with the infusion of a custom rustic kitchen table, fabric dining chairs and cornice boards, the space becomes cozy. The cornice boards were created in an unexpected bohemian patterned fabric with orange accents to add interest and pattern to the room. The hammered metal pendants hanging at varying height are copper on the inside and produce a warm glow.
In the living room of this Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna created a masculine, rustic design for the family to enjoy. A dark leather sofa and rawhide chairs provide seating in the space, while a metal and glass coffee table provides a bit of modern flair to the space. A live edge mantel piece mounted on a stone fireplace complements the rustic design, while a log end table and vintage sepia photograph help to complete the space.
The fantasy continues in the dining room. While the white walls and hardwood floors may be standard, even typical for a Brooklyn brownstone, what happens between them is anything but. In this room a surrealist light fixture designed by Paul hangs low over a thoroughly modern set of dining chairs. For a contrast from the metal furnishings, a vintage Norman Cherner armchair captains the table. On the floor, a hand-painted rug brings a big splash of color to the space which is presided over by even more fantastic sculptures of creatures, seashells and plants.
This open-plan kitchen, living room and dining room allows for easy flow. A bay window dining alcove and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors allow for plenty of natural light. The dark hardwood floor contrasts the gray stone accent wall. Stylish glass and metal chandeliers on chains add points of visual interest. The room features both warm and cool tones, and plenty of textures, like the brown suede and velvet barstools, white marble countertops, and colorful patterned dining chairs.