For an open concept space, like this modern condo, rounded furnishings are easier to move around. Two curved back armchairs and a round end table set up a small sitting area in between the kitchen and living room.
The kitchen’s spacious undermount stainless steel sink includes an exposed hose pull-down faucet in black stainless with advanced technology that allows a simple touch of the faucet to start or stop the flow of water. The sink area also includes a coordinating soap dispenser in the same modern finish.
Just off the kitchen, this quaint breakfast nook has room for the whole family. A tufted banquette bench and two neutral, upholstered dining chairs surround a round, glass dining table for a casual place to gather. A shimmery dome pendant light and a simple, modern clock complete the stylish, minimal look.
To anchor this homeowners colorful, eclectic style, they started with a neutral color on the walls and warm, modern cabinets in the kitchen. Once they had those features in place, they could add color and personality in the home's details.
Situated just outside the kitchen, the chic dining area boasts a modern white table and lucite chairs with an eye-catching design. Metal sculptures add striking visual interest to the dynamic space, and a vintage-inspired globe serves as an unexpected centerpiece.
A long island divides this open-concept kitchen and living space. Stained concrete underfoot and wood beams overhead give the space an earthy warmth, while sleek track lighting and modern cabinetry and countertops play to the home's industrial edge. Complementary shades of blue and orange add both color and character.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson installed bold, chevron-patterned floor-to-ceiling drapes to highlight the kitchen's tall ceilings and create a stunning modern contrast against the room's traditional blue and white floral wallpaper.
Comfortable armchairs in this modern shore house are positioned between the living room and kitchen, offering a panoramic view of the ocean. The chairs swivel in order to make conversations easy no matter where guests are gathering. A lovely painting of a swimmer brings a beachy feel to the space.
Designer Marci Barnes removed the walls that originally enclosed this dining area, opening the space up to be part of the kitchen and flow easily into the adjacent living space. Chic, contemporary dining chairs with nailhead trim and a geometric dining table base add a modern punch to an otherwise traditional space.
A cozy living room sits just outside the open kitchen space in this renovated midcentury modern home. The L-shaped layout of the room creates a small bonus space that works well as a reading nook. An Eames recliner chair and vertical bookshelves make the space functional without taking up too much room.
The homeowners felt their space was lacking in architectural detail, so they had designers add some within the modern design. Above the kitchen island, a drop ceiling gives dimension to the space, while a niche above the refrigerator cabinets showcases some of the homeowners' unique statues, while another niche creates a bar area for the homeowners between the kitchen and living room.
A stunning table sits within a stone's throw of a compact kitchen. The marble-topped dining table boasts a unique chrome base plus comfortable, modern, blue chairs. Nearby, a built-in cabinet and shelf space creates a great amount of storage without impacting the sense of space in the room.
To create the custom kitchen table, designers use the bases for two vintage Saarinen Tulip table. Then, they added a reclaimed Douglas Fir top. Surrounding the table, designers brought in ten vintage Hans Wegner chairs, and for the finishing touch, a Lindsay Adelman chandelier gives the space a splash of modern design.
Along a charcoal gray wall in this modern combined dining room and kitchen, a window in the shape of an isosceles triangle provides plenty of natural lighting and room to display artwork. Below, an oversized wall calendar hangs on a wall with hardwood floors and a wooden table.
This open plan dining room offers views of the living room and kitchen. A rustic wood truss visually divides the dining room from the living while still offering an uninterrupted view. Modern pendant lights hang above a rustic wood dining table to blend a variety of styles in this spacious room.
This built in kitchen island stainless steel stove features cherry red temperature knobs bringing a pop of accent color to the appliance. Wood drawers and the white island countertop surround the stove for a sleek modern look.
To create a more open space, Chip and Joanna, hosts of Fixer Upper on HGTV, removed the wall that separated the breakfast nook from the sitting room. To create a connection between the two spaces, the home's original flooring was replaced with modern, slate flooring that carries from the kitchen into the sitting room.
Clean, modern lines are incorporated into this exterior design that mirrors the contemporary elements of the home. An infinity pool and spa add interest and spacial economy to a design that packs a lot into a small space. The pool-side outdoor kitchen allows for a swim-up bar and luxurious lounge area.