A custom, built-in mirror with rosettes adds antique charm and brightens up this transitional dining room. Polished brass accessories are glamorous accents that decorate a lacquered banquette featuring contemporary brass drawer pulls.
Black, leather chairs with polished brass frames surround a sleek wood dining table to create this sophisticated, contemporary living room. A modern, metal chandelier hangs over the table adding a striking focal point.
A charcoal gray ottoman acts as an elegant coffee table in this chic, contemporary living room. A brass tray holds ceramic white accessories and brings out the polished brass frame hanging on the wall.
This modern kitchen mixes all-white cabinetry with chic polished brass hardware for a spare, clean look. A trio of brass pendants hangs above the island, which features a waterfall quartz top. Acrylic barstools are sleek and modern.
A mix of luxurious textures combine to create this luxurious, contemporary living room. Soft shag chairs in white are framed in polished brass, a gray velvet ottoman coffee table, is topped with a metal tray, and hardwood floors peek out from underneath a plush gray rug.
Bring an element of surprise to your tabletop with unexpected flatware. Instead of disposable styles, choose unique finishes and materials that give your design one-of-a-kind appeal. Here, an antique set of polished brass flatware adds a touch of warmth to a generally cool palette.
"I love the look of high-end materials like marble and polished brass, but if you can't afford, say, an all-marble kitchen countertop, why not bring those materials into your space by using them on smaller pieces and home accessories? I have a table lamp with a marble base that adds a very posh touch to my home office." -Camille Styles, lifestyle blogger & Creative Director at CamilleStyles.com
In addition to well-coordinated dinnerware, chargers, linens, runners and flowers, consider adding ambient light to your tabletop with polished pewter, brass or silver candlesticks. Once placed among the all-white elements, the shape and finish of the candlesticks will add depth while also bringing a warm glow.
Stainless steel, chrome and brushed nickel are the most readily available metals for kitchen hardware. Put a fresh but classic spin on your kitchen island with satin brass. While polished- and lacquered- brass styles come across as dated, the understated look of satin brass is more transitional and up to date.