Bring a traditional bath into the 21st century, no time machine necessary. A coat of burnt orange paint instantly updates this bath's classic woodwork, fixtures and marble vanity, while the modern artwork and whimsical bust-turned-towel rack further bridge the "then and now."
Unusual pulls on the vanity drawers and a large-scale muted pink print on the walls creates a powder room that is modern yet soft. A dark wood vanity contrasts the light marble floors and white sconce lighting, making a bold statement in the space.
Cherry cabinetry is featured in the master bathroom, along with elegant marble countertops and crisp white hexagon floor tiles that reflect the period style of the home. The overall aesthetic of the room also satisfies the homeowners’ desire for a fresh, modern and spacious new look.
This breakfast nook with gorgeous purple wallpaper provides a classic design with pops of modern colors throughout. The nook, just outside the main dining room, features a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf, traditional chandelier with lamp shades, a round marble table with three chairs and a long, tufted leather bench.
Designer Claire Paquin lent an industrial feel to this guest bathroom by installing a small vanity unit with exposed plumbing underneath the sink. The black and white hexagonal tile flooring, marble tile backsplash and chrome fixtures help build a modern look with a splash of a 1950s design.
A gorgeous marble-topped kitchen island with neutral place settings and seats for four guests, sits atop decorative mosaic tile in this transitional kitchen with gray and walnut accents. A modern pendant chandelier provides warm lighting on unique features, such as the range hood with walnut and quartzite inserts.
This contemporary bathroom showcases a modern freestanding bathtub and faucet on a stunning gray and white herringbone flooring. The split wall is decorated with white subway tile and light blue paint. Black cabinets with white and gray marble countertops sit on either side of the large window.
A floating double vanity with sleek styling and a white finish is topped by twin medicine cabinets in this gray-and-white, contemporary master bathroom. Marble floor tile laid in a herringbone pattern complements white subway tile on the walls, forming a clean color palette that's crisp and modern.
The orange Bertazzoni range is certainly the focal point of this kitchen, balanced by the warmth of the walnut end grain island countertop and honed marble countertops. A mix of transitional and modern elements, pendant lights bring a slightly industrial but ethereal feel to the room.
Introduced in 1963, Schumacher's Queen of Spain wallpaper marries the old world-meets-new style that defines the Sharps' home. "We do love mixing classics with modern," says Patrick. "One easy way to achieve this is modern furnishings in an older home. We once owned a flat in San Francisco: built in 1890 with all of the moldings and the marble fireplace to prove it. It just gave us great joy to place the most modern furnishings in front of the old white plaster. Juxtaposition at its best."
This kitchen is fully updated to modern standards, but maintains a 1920s feel. Polished nickel fixtures and an extra-wide apron sink are among the room's classic touches. A dark island pops in the gray and white space, and its Carrara marble top continues onto the kitchen table.
A 100+ year old bungalow kitchen was completely gutted and refitted with the latest appliances while maintaining a historical look. The marble kitchen island is a gathering space for guests while the gas range is perfect for cooking a meal. The white tile backsplash provides modern flair against the vintage cabinets.
The kitchen in this renovated 1940s Noe Valley home in San Francisco features rich, hardwood cabinets in a sleek, modern design and luxe marble countertops and backsplash. The space, located in the central part of the home is lit by a simple skylight to keep it from feeling too dark.
The lighted frame of a custom mirror steals the show in this standout master bathroom. Quartz countertops are thick, giving them a weighty feel that balances the dark geometry of the custom cabinets. Full-overlay cabinet doors feature boxy modern hardware that echos the square marble tiles on the floor.
A patterned tile backsplash is a beautiful highlight of this contemporary kitchen, framed just so between dusky blue cabinets, sitting above a modern range. White tile walls and Carrera marble countertops brighten up the space; a perfect complement to the darker cabinets. The stove's red knobs are a patriotic pop of color.
Relax away what ever the day may bring in the white marble soaking tub in this modern white bathroom. Soft pendant lighting brightens the bowl sink and the white subway tile backsplash. The refreshing bamboo inspired wallpaper add even more texture to the room.
Colorful accessories add an element of fun to this all-white, contemporary kitchen. Clean-lined cabinetry is accented with a backsplash of Blue de Savoie marble. The eat-in area features blue, molded acrylic chairs whose bold hue is repeated in a modern abstract painting and a colorful striped rug.
This room is both a library and a dining room. It features a built-in bookcase with custom millwork, a buffet and niche for art. The look is modern with touches of Asian influence. The dining chairs are also custom and feature Lee Jofa linen velvet with brass nailheads on the back that complement the modern fixture above the table. The window-side table is the final custom piece with a gray marble top and steel base.