PHX Architecture designed the contemporary restaurant, Sumo Maya. Influenced by the courtyards, gardens and street markets of Mexico and Asia, the space features bright, bold colors, warm wood tones and sleek, contemporary furnishings.
Communal tables line the center of the dining space in this Mexican restaurant. The rustic wood tables pair with leather-upholstered chairs and wrought iron chandeliers, creating a design that feels authentically Mexican.
The bar in Bracero Cocina de Raiz is lined with cast concrete tiles designed in a geometric agave pattern. The bar exemplifies the dynamic blend of Southwestern and industrial styles seen throughout the restaurant.
This white and green kitchen boasts all the features of a professional-grade kitchen without the cold look of floor-to-ceiling stainless steel. Similar to a restaurant kitchen, the deck-mounted pot filler and custom-designed hood provide high-end convenience with a continuous touch of contemporary design elements.
For a look that's warm, genuine and inviting, this Mexican-inspired restaurant combines a variety of design styles. Concrete adds an industrial feel, heavy wood lends a rustic vibe and orange-toned leather is a nod to the eatery's Mexican influence.
The fabulously high-tech design of the Santa Monica Apple store with its glass facade and 34 foot high glass ceiling and the Apple retail store, in general, has had a huge impact on retail, hotel and restaurant spaces.
Red hurricane lanterns nod to the city's rich coal mining history, which inspired the theme of this restaurant. An intricate barn wood accent wall utilizes old materials in a fresh, new way for a mesmerizing, textural design element. Red Tolix chairs stand out in the neutral-toned space.
The windows above the area allows the natural light to flow in, while the bar details have gorgeous cobalt blue details that accentuate the agate stone bar top. To keep the design consistent throughout the restaurant, designers continued the Pecky Cypress wood on the ceiling and highlighted the cobalt blue throughout the space.
The guest bedroom was designed with the Caribbean in mind. A banana leaf blanket and shams add a tropical feel to the space. Floating shelves were installed with books focused on local travel and restaurants for guests. Above the bed, a series of images from artist, Clare Elsaesser, adds more colorful notes to the room.
C.B. Conlin Landscape's well-planned design of this home's outdoor space created many out-the-way areas for owners to surround themselves in the beauty of their surroundings. For example, this small wrought iron dining set is perfect for a quiet, romantic dinner for two in a private setting without the hassle of a crowded restaurant.
As seen on HGTV Design Star, Kevin Grace used butcher paper to create a 3D, textured wall in this dining space. White furniture and a painted green floor add a contrast to the brown paper. Kevin covered his dining table with guest checks from the restaurant warehouse, and fashioned a shag rug out of mops.
Materials like old wood and leather help tell the design story of this Mexican restaurant, which was inspired by the 1942 Bracero Program — an agreement between the U.S. and Mexico that brought migrant workers to the U.S. during World War II. The leather-upholstered barstools that line this rustic wood bar embody the inspiration.
Pavers fit into a Southern California home's odd-shaped outdoor area, which also needed privacy from nearby restaurants. This coastal home had an available landscape area of about 1,100 square feet. The award-winning design by Grounded Modern Landscape Architecture captured as much useable outdoor living space as possible.
On HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, Designer Michael Russo chose an elegant gold and champagne color scheme for Sherri Shepherd's holiday decor. Michael's holiday theme pays homage to historic Harlem and this home's history as a former restaurant and speakeasy.
Simple white frames house a variety of special, sentimental objects in this chic gallery wall design by Emily Henderson. A Lucite box holds a sculptural object and three small frames house matchbooks from favorite restaurants. A gallery wall should be a reflection of the resident's tastes and interests and doesn't have to be expensive or difficult to create says Henderson. These personally significant mementoes help you capture your personal style and memories no matter where you go.
Here's the outdoor area of a funky Mexican restaurant called Broken Spanish Taqueria. A 500-square-foot interior patio with crowd-friendly tables sits under a kitschy, faux fern-laden pergola and custom painted, lush garden walls. The designer wanted the place to seem like guests were entering someone’s garden or Grandma’s backyard, where families gather and a festive sense of the outdoors is felt indoors.