Metallic peacock-printed wallpaper creates a sophisticated backdrop to this contemporary entryway. An abstract golden console table is visually stunning, while bright purple table lamps add a burst of color.
Big box store finds are disguised with custom hand-printed pillows and combined with vintage area rugs and accessories to create a space that feels as if it was collected over 10 years. Traditional and contemporary styles mix together for an eclectic look that is relaxed and lived-in.
Built-in bookshelves flank the classic fireplace and flatscreen TV, which serves as the focal point of the comfortable living room. Striped wingback chairs are paired with plaid and gingham pillows, creating a cool juxtaposition of patterns.
Tumbled stone tile laid in a random, intricate pattern connects the kitchen, dining room and landing of this transitional California home. White walls and clean lines are balanced by rustic finishes, including the dining table's weathered wood-plank top. Wide windows are dressed with traditional draw draperies for privacy.
A traditional home with a carved wood staircase has a modern white console housing contemporary sculptures. A Victorian-era chandelier in gold is a focal piece, while gallery walls leading up the stairway add dimension to the space.
A terra cotta-colored tile floor connects the kitchen to the dining room and living room in this open floor plan. A long wood dining table and brick wall are rustic counterpoints to the contemporary kitchen cabinets and furnishings.
This open-concept living, dining and kitchen space has a luxe, layered aesthetic that's at once cool and welcoming. A glittering traditional chandelier hangs above a Mid-Century Modern dining room set, a juxtaposition that works.
A kitchen island topped with a gleaming white countertop sits near an adjacent dining room. The dining room has a different style personality than the modern kitchen thanks to glam touches like a crystal chandelier, glass candleholders and oversized art.
Blended in with the elements that give the room its rustic feel, a few contemporary elements, like the side table and lamp, give a touch of modern cool. “For the furniture,” Pflug says, “I tried to choose a mix of styles. I was definitely looking for things that referenced the history of the Hudson Valley, but that would still feel at home in a contemporary space. The room has a very contemporary feel, but it also feels like a nod to the past.”
Glee creator Ian Brennan's living room was redesigned by HGTV Design Star winner Emily Henderson, as seen on HGTV's Secrets From A Stylist. For the bungalow's decorative makeover, Emily deliberately combined three distinct design styles to reflect Ian's personality. Starting with a '30s masculine look that she's calling "FDR Chic," she then layers two more styles: a fun '60s element called "British Invasion Mod," and furnishings from Ian's travels called "Backpacker Traveler."
The mix-up of styles has a soothing affect in this master bedroom. From the traditional Persian rug and the transitional x-base stools to the more modern platform bed with downy bed linens, the aesthetic is held together in perfect balance. Minimal prints and a neutral palette help pull off the look.
A contemporary white sofa dressed with patterned pillows pairs with leather-and-wood armchairs and a geometric glass-top coffee table. Global-inspired area rugs are layered on top of a natural fiber rug for texture and style.
A cerused wood farmhouse table surrounded by ten tailored, ticking-striped chairs creates a pleasing combination in this transitional California dining space. The kitchen beyond is monochromatic, with wood plank, white-painted cabinetry topped by white marble countertops and backsplash.
Wallpaper on an accent wall adds dimension and richness in this small, contemporary powder room. The wood and metal vanity is starkly modern, while the mirror and lighting are transitional, balancing and softening the space. Accessories, like the coral placed on a metal tray beside the sink, create an interesting play of textures.