Stairs are not merely for circulation through the apartment, but feature built-in storage cabinetry and drawers below. A dark wood floor and wood stair treads lead through and around the apartment, spiraling up onto the wood deck at the roof.
The loft at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL has a color palette directly connected to views. Bold graphic prints pair well with cool lime-green upholstery fabrics. Making use of every inch of space, the leather sofa opens out to a full-sized sleeper.
Designer Tyler Karu added a bright paint stripe on the brick wall so that the exposed brick doesn't feel too overwhelming. The rustic mirror is from Portland Architectural Salvage, and he chose a marble subway tile from Home Depot for the backsplash.
Step into a Mondrian painting and it might feel something like this chic modern apartment. Blocks of vibrant color—purple, yellow, red—saturate the walls, crisp punctuation to the creams and white of the furniture and flooring.
The cantilevered bed pavilion is clad in dark wood, and anchors the space — a central object around which everything revolves. A dark wood floor and wood stair treads lead through and around the apartment, spiraling up onto the wood deck at the roof.
This converted St. Louis loft represents no-holds-barred decorating at its best, with lush velvet sofas, a zebra-striped rug and mirrored tables that give Studio 54 a run for its money. A white leather sofa encircles a structural column to offer extra seating in this modern open living space.
This New York City kitchen features a cozy dining nook for quick, casual meals. The kitchen cabinets boast a sleek, textured laminate, creating a modern feel that coordinates beautifully with the kitchen's stylish design.