Pale wood dominates this contemporary bedroom from the light hardwood floor and platform bed to the blinds and bedside table. A piece of abstract artwork above the bed injects some color into the space.
Traditional architectural details become modern when midnight black paint covers the ceiling, trim and walls. A white lacquered desk provides contrast, as do the pale hardwood floors and white window treatments.
Vertical landscaping provides a lush backdrop to this contemporary dining room. A sleek black-and-white table is surrounded by white leather chairs. Pale hardwood grounds the space, while keeping it light and airy.
Tall potted trees add beautiful life to this gray entryway, which is grounded by pale hardwood floors. A pair of blue velvet chairs provide a spot to sit, and an oversized chandelier makes a grand statement.
The designers of this beach cottage used a neutral foundation—white walls and a pale hardwood floor—as a springboard for bold, colorful patterns. Here, in the foyer a yellow and white graphic rug makes a sunshine-y welcome.
Pale hardwood, sheer draperies and a translucent room divider give the open living space and entry of this California home a dreamy quality. A coffered ceiling adds interest above, while clerestory windows maximize light in the space.
This Cape Cod master bedroom features a serene shoreline mural and pale hardwood floors. Intricate wall molding conceals a door to a large closet, and the custom cut-out headboard adds an organic pattern via interior lighting.
With large windows overlooking the Santa Barbara, Calif., views, this beach-inspired bedroom pairs a sleek entertainment center with a comfortable bed dressed in striped bedding. Pale hardwood floors and a white wood paneled ceiling create a light and airy atmosphere.
A sinuous wood handrail follows the curve of a custom wood banister on the staircase of this contemporary urban townhouse. The blond wood finish of the handrail takes its cue from the pale hardwood floors and pops against a dark brown wall.