The new kitchen in the Sarlo home has a mixture of colors and materials. Wooden cabinets, granite countertops, a metal staircase and ceramic tiles all create layers of a modern look and design. As seen on HGTV's Cousins on Call.
For a minimalistic design, a bluestone walkway connects the main house with the guest house, bisected by a stone dust arrival court. The H. Keith Wagner Partnership's design of the property in Burlington, Vermont, won an American Society of Landscape Architects award.
All the spaces in this flat are organized around a white cube with the kitchen on the inside. The bathroom is the only space with no connection to the cube, yet the finishes and feel match the rest of the apartment.
Designer Candice Olson of Candice Tells All fills this glitzy bathroom with spa-like amenities, including heated flooring, a deep soaking tub and a two-person rain shower head. For a wow factor, Candice hangs faceted chains behind the tub for a bit of sparkle to contrast the antique wood dresser.
A sleek fireplace is the focal point of this chic living space that blends traditional architectural details and contemporary furnishings. The bold navy sofa and glass coffee table pairs with graphic-patterned and chrome chairs for a welcoming, comfortable seating area.
Two concrete walls cradle a fir plywood box and allow it to cantilever over the hillside, reducing effective site disturbance. Elevating the cabin allowed for unobstructed views downslope and to the mountains beyond, transforming a modest living space from an ordinary room to a viewing platform that extends from inside to out.
As seen on HGTV's Vacation House for Free, the modern design in this space makes the dining room feel formal. The unique table chairs, as well as the metallic chandelier and candlesticks and neutral colors help to carry the design forward.
In the living room, designers created a bright, welcoming space. Designers painted the walls white to reflect the natural light from the windows, making the space feel light and open, while bold orange pillows and artwork create a vibrant space. To incorporate natural materials that complement those dotted throughout the house, a rustic coffee table and television table were added, softening the modern design.
The homeowners wanted a simple, modern bedroom design, so designers started with sleek, neutral tile on the floor and a complementary wood paneling on the wall. Then, they added a four post bed and pendant light to create height in the design. For comfort, designers added a silk rug and black and white curtains that help to diffuse the sunlight that comes in through the room's expansive windows.
The neutral color palette in this space gives this living room a bright, inviting feel, while darker tones on the sofas and the curtains help to make the space feel intimate, and with the absence of a television, this space is the perfect place for the family to gather for some face time.
A high-design option is this modern fire pit by Boxhill. The Vesta fire pit, part of its Glow! collection, was a finalist for the Association of Professional Landscape Designers 2015 Product of the Year. It comes in natural rust and raw steel finishes.
Stone paving from the screened porch extends the terrace of a Massachusetts home on five acres and links interior and exterior spaces. The American Society of Landscape Architects award-winning design, by Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape Architects and landscape contractor R.P. Marzilli, enabled the family to explore and engage with the environment.
Glossy tiled flooring, white walls and sheer curtains help this sitting room feel bright and airy. A pair of chic armchairs flank a small metallic end table that complements the shiny metallic bookshelf behind it.