Bold prints and modern furniture make this masculine teen bedroom feel hip and edgy. Open shelves display graphic books and albums, creating a powerful visual effect while providing functional storage space.
This rustic-industrial kitchen features an interesting mix of materials, from the corrugated tin ceiling to the reclaimed wood open shelving to the sleek quartz countertops. The design team removed walls and upper cabinets to open up the space. Colorful dishware stands out against the neutral walls.
This rustic-chic Martha's Vineyard home plays hard, and its streamlined kitchen works hard, too. White cabinetry lines the bottom half of three walls, while open shelving above offers stylish storage space. Exposed beams on the ceiling add to the room's rustic flair.
Storage isn't a problem in this kitchen. Glass-front upper cabinets, open shelving and a full-size pantry opposite the Sub-Zero fridge offer style and storage. Contemporary track lighting against a paneled ceiling draw the eye upward in the narrow space.
Designer Jennifer Ryan removes the floor tile, making way for playful new flooring. The upper cabinets are replaced with open shelving and the laminate countertops replaced with IKEA butcher blocks. An overall infusion of color brings the room to life.
The all-white cabinets and farmhouse sink contrast beautifully with a black subway tile backsplash. Nestled in a wall of the kitchen alcove, open shelving provides a convenient spot for everyday necessities and daily pantry items.
Joanna Gaine's kitchen design included plenty of open shelving, further contributing to an open and airy feel in the redefined space. She also sidestepped her often preferred choice of subway tile backsplash in favor of handmade tile in muted blue and white, a favorite color combination of client Stacie Childers.
In this gourmet kitchen, two open shelves and a countertop are surrounded by cabinets, making an efficient frame for photographs, artwork and more. The pale gray backsplash is a striking contrast with the cabinets' dark wood.