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.
A new bay window that is seen from along the side of the home on the exterior adds a sense of airiness to this main floor of the home, centered around an open and airy modern living concept. The dining room now sits where part of the home’s old kitchen once stood.
This new master bathroom was located where the old second floor kitchen was previously. The large window was reduced in size to accommodate the shower and bathtub. Textured gray ceramic tiles and clean white walls create a bright and modern atmosphere. A wall mounted towel warmer adds convenience and comfort.
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.
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 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 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.
This five bedroom, five bathroom estate in Houston, TX, offers more than 7500 sq. ft. of charming, open concept design. In the living room, the space offers a calming neutral tone and flows naturally into the dining space and eat-in kitchen, with high ceilings and modern steel and glass doors lining the wall to the outdoor space.
In the kitchen, one of the first pieces brought into the space was a hutch from Bryan’s great-grandmother. The family heirloom is now the perfect piece to hold china and the couple’s collection of flatware and glasses. The wood elements of the hutch are repeated again in modern cabinetry and a small bistro table.
This contemporary family room-kitchen combo gets its interest from layered texture and pops of bright color in artwork and accessories. A suspended track light fixture tops the modern dining table, dividing the space and creating distinct areas for lounging, cooking and dining. A large, contemporary modular sofa offers plenty of seating for family and friends.
For this apartment renovation, designer Amy Elbaum relied on simple furnishings and neutral colors for the dining area, coordinating with the kitchen and living room in the open concept space. White walls and gray drapes create a backdrop for the modern dining set that features chrome as the tie-in element. A bubble chandelier completes this stylish look.
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.
These homeowners loved their open floor plan, but they wanted to create separate spaces within their home while still maintaining visibility throughout the room. One solution? A glass wine rack that separates kitchen and dining room. Designers then blended the homeowners' traditional style with modern features to create a space that is inviting, warm and sophisticated.
Simple, low-water landscaping highlight this contemporary outdoor living space, creating a seamless transition with its natural surroundings. The inviting outdoor kitchen and dining area sit under a sleek pergola, which helps to define the space and provides shade during the daytime. A fire pit with modern armchairs is the perfect spot to enjoy the evening.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines installed a natural wood support beam above the breakfast bar. All new white cabinets and black marble countertops bring a modern look to the kitchen, and two hanging globe light fixtures illuminate the breakfast bar. A new stainless steel range and vent hood is surrounded by a beveled subway tile backsplash to complete the stylish look.
This wide view shows the easy transition between spaces in the great room, from the living room to open dining room and easy-access kitchen in this urban home made for modern living. The sunken design of the living room makes the space feel bigger, and creates an easy transition from the living room to the deck and backyard outside.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines removed the wall between the Purks' kitchen and dining room to create a more open concept feel. They installed a natural wood support beam in it's place. The appliances were replaced and moved to the other side of the room- a new washer and dryer is now located in the laundry room. All new white cabinets and black marble countertops bring a modern look to the kitchen, and two hanging globe light fixtures illuminate the breakfast bar.
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.