Steel, limestone, wood and concrete mingle on this exterior for a textural, contemporary look. A black framed French door with sidelights and a transom window makes up the front entrance. Modern lantern sconces flank the front door.
The sophisticated design of this bathroom befits its urban setting: simple, spare but elegant. The marble flooring picks up the crisp accent of the black window frame and check out that tempting soaking tub.
Influenced by Colonial and Victorian architecture, the uniquely American Farmhouse home style looks just right with tall, narrow, double-hung windows, bay windows and window groupings, and 2-over-2 grille patterns. Black exterior window frames add striking contrast for curb appeal.
After: Now, the master bathroom receives tons of natural light, thanks to the addition of multiple, contemporary black frame windows, like this oval one. Floating vanities with flat panel drawers give the space a sleek, modern look. Subtle details, like the chrome fixtures, elevate the room's style.
A black window frame is an exciting contrast to this updated farmhouse kitchen. Choosing white flows seamlessly with the stunning apron-front sink, cabinetry, marble countertops, subway tile backsplash and contemporary fixtures.
Spectacular views of the water are visible from the open kitchen through black framed windows in the dining room. A mid-century modern Sputnik chandelier and lucite dining chairs don't inhibit views of the beach thanks to their airy, transparent designs.
Natural light illuminates this coastal guest bedroom. Black metal frames the windows, while white bed linens cover the gray upholstered bed. Turquoise pillows and a striped rug add pops of color, while white nightstands with glass lamps are positioned on either side of the bed.
This kitchen eating area features a new tile floor, metal frame chandeliers, wooden dining chairs with woven seats, a window with white plantation shutters, and a tall wooden rolling cart with shelves for storing dishes.
The window muntins and sashes are painted Sherwin Williams “Sealskin” — almost black — which draws the eye and frames the view of the woods outside. The deep, stainless steel sink features a Blanco faucet.
The bright white exterior of this home shines against the natural colors of the outdoors. Natural wood barn doors and decorative stars give a classic southern feel to accent the farmhouse style. Rock landscaping through the yard provides texture and shaping for the planted area.
A black front door create a beautifully bold contrast against the white walls and ceiling of this entryway. Uncovered windows framing the door flood the space with light highlighting the already bright look of the design. A square rug adds decorative color lying beside a simple table and large wall-propped mirror.