The open plan of this kitchen made it easy to fit in a seating area at one end of the room. A comfortable sectional and armchairs make it a cozy gathering spot. Lighting: Robert Abbey; Window treatment fabric: JF Fabrics; Pendants: Arteriors; Chairs and rug: Global Views; Cocktail table: Brownstone; Sectional: Lee Industries
A contemporary waterfall edge on the island is crisp and clean, setting the tone for this modern, yet homey space. Slatted wood pendants provide task lighting and complement the warm wood tones of the cabinetry. Bold blue barstools provide an accent color that's repeated throughout the open plan living area.
Living in a home with an emphasis on bold hues, the homeowners hoped to stay away from neutrals and embrace the energy of powerful color combinations. This master bathroom communicates fresh energy with imaginative color and natural light. A periwinkle blue vanity is illuminated by sparkling pendants made of textured hand-blown glass.
Muted gray cabinets pair with black quartz countertops, while contrasting white quartz countertops top the 13-foot-long island. Quartz countertops offer the advantage of resistance to staining and are essentially maintenance free. A well-lit kitchen relies on sophisticated and layered lighting from multiple sources. In this case that includes recessed spots for dramatic accent, industrial-style pendants for concentrated task lighting and a trio of rustic sconces over the sink.
A square glass table with X-shaped bases provides seating for a large number of guests while complementing the jagged lines of a modern staircase. Lighting provides drama in the space in the form of a sleek, contemporary pendant, as well as a pair of amber-glass floor lamps that highlight a modern abstract painting.
Button tufting gets a modern update in this California breakfast room. Striped fabric on the chair back and throw pillows is a nice visual tie-in, and a lampshade-style pendant is stylish and functional. The dark wooden table provides a nice contrast to the light, neutral color palette and gray walls.
People gravitate to the kitchen no matter the design or layout, but guests will certainly flock to this Tuscan-inspired kitchen. Rustic wrought-iron urn pendants hang from the exposed beams while recessed lighting lines the brick barrel ceiling. Below, an oversized island faces a muted stone hearth with tumbled-tile backsplash.
White walls, ceiling, cabinetry and trim create a clean, neutral palette against which bold blue chairs, artwork and accent pieces pop. This artful space is youthful and fun, with natural light filtering in from the large window. A contemporary pendant adds to the room's whimsical feel while also blending with the room's white backdrop.
In this sophisticated kitchen, a floating metal canopy lowers the ceiling plane and cozies up the space. The light from the teardrop pendants goes through the cutouts making a compelling play of shadow and texture on the walls and ceiling. The wire brushed walnut island is moveable and detaches to serve as a wine tasting bar or buffet.
From the deep blue walls, to the metallic globe pendant, to the diagonal hardwood with an inlaid border, this light-filled, transitional office is full of interesting elements. Bright white millwork sets off the bold walls, and a work table stocked with art supplies takes the place of a traditional desk.
This open plan traditional kitchen has farmhouse flavor. Contemporary lighting such as Murano glass cylinder ceiling light pendants and mid-century Emeco aluminum dining chairs provide some eclectic flair. The dining chairs are intended to juxtapose the antique, weathered farm table. Upscale appliances by Sub-Zero and Wolf add luxury. Gray-colored Italian marble slabs are used to create a backsplash that provides a good deal of texture. The windows are purposely left untreated in order to allow for the maximum amount of light without disrupting the view to the outdoors.
A thread of bright yellow runs through this mostly white kitchen, emphasizing this young family's desire to create a happy, whimsical space that welcomes creativity. The long island accommodates six barstools, turning the kitchen into a convenient gathering space. Woven pendants provide task lighting and add to the room's symmetry, while open shelving offers a stylish storage solution.
Creating a room that has sparkle and color, defines a Jewel Box. Swarotski pendants create sparkle as does the Maestro sink in white stew-light. The Eltis "Pleats" wallpaper adds dimension and a feel of lace. The Stachmo Sticks Jazz Glass in Red Hot Mamma From Artistic Tile makes a bold color statement.
A unique glass pendant hangs above a wood dining table in this eat-in kitchen first seen on HGTV's Kitchen Cousins. Modern dining chairs cozy up to the table while metal barstools keep a low profile at the kitchen island. Natural light and a pale exterior wall keep the look bright and airy.
Thanks to an open floor plan, the funky dining room is the epicenter of this contemporary downtown loft. A purple accent wall outlines the dining room and kitchen, while a mix of lighting helps to define each space. The blown glass pendants above the dining table add sculptural elegance.
This beautiful galley kitchen, remodeled in style by TriplePoint Design Build, shows an array of contemporary features and accents. For example, the selection of recessed, pendant and accent lights creates a warm, inviting feel. The colors chosen for the kitchen backsplashes, countertops and knickknacks add contrast and depth to the space. The glass-front cabinets lend additional personality.
In this renovation, designer Claire Paquin reconfigured a powder room and hall closet to make space for a mudroom the original house lacked. The clean, transitional space is light and bright, with all-white millwork and built-in storage that extends to the ceiling to maximize space. A fun, modern pendant continues the clean white color scheme.
This modern dining room features a wood accent wall that continues onto the ceiling, giving the space an organic flair and connecting it with the surrounding living room and kitchen. A free-form wood dining table pairs with mid-century modern chairs, while a constellation-inspired pendant fixture adds a fun conversation piece along with functional task lighting.