A custom-finished island contrasts with white cabinetry to make a dramatic statement at the heart of this transitional kitchen. A wire globe chandelier by Restoration Hardware and island pendants by Currey & Co. bring an old-world touch to the space that blends nicely with the industrial feel of the wood and metal bar stools. Quartz countertops add a sleek and stylish touch.
Designer Debbie Talianko chose subtle tones of soft blue and green to accompany this white transitional kitchen to give a nod to coastal-style design. These colors are accented on the white subway tile backsplash, and she selected a beautiful soft green marble countertop for the kitchen island. Sub-Zero, Bosch and Wolfe appliances and large pendant lighting from Restoration Hardware complete this stylish look.
A fresh take on knobs and pulls is one of the quickest fixes for what ails your kitchen cabinets. Browse for new options at your local big-box store, at handcrafted glass or metal shops or from specialty retailers like Restoration Hardware, which stocks this knob in amber, green, violet, black and clear glass.
“I love mixing authentic midcentury pieces with reproductions to make a space feel fresh and not too much like a time capsule,” says designer Aletha VanderMaas. “The bold, blue sectional sofa and matching ottoman complement the orange brick wall, which is an original feature in this midcentury modern home. The vintage end tables that flank the sofa give the room a retro vibe—and were both Craigslist finds for less than $50 each. The assortment of graphic pillows makes the space feel more modern and not stuck in the 1960s. And the reproduction Sputnik light fixture is from Practical Props in Los Angeles, and is certainly the focal piece of the entire living room.”
In this dining area, the wood-and-metal, 10-foot table comfortably seats eight. Underneath the table, a hair-on-hide rug is a geometric zip of color and pattern. The space flows easily into the kitchen on one side and out to a covered patio and grill on the other, ideal for entertaining. Light fixture: Visual Comfort; Dining chairs: Sunpan; Dining table: Restoration Hardware; Rug: Castel Luxe
Oliver Hospitality principal Philip Welker calls the Hotel Clermont's staircase one of the features of the hotel he is most proud of. "We were able to find a fire code solution that allowed the staircase arches to be re-opened on each floor, as it was originally. And the restoration of the terrazzo steps, plaster walls, and wood handrail feels exceptional," says Welker.
This three-level home, with approximately 9,235 square feet of living space, was originally built circa 1904 by C.O. Perry, a wealthy San Francisco banker. The home underwent a $30 million restoration to retain its original architectural detail while bringing the property into the 21st century. Secluded on Belvedere Island's southeastern crest, the Greek Revival-style masterpiece offers unobstructed 270-degree views that encompass the San Francisco city skyline, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Angel Island and the picturesque waters of the bay.
As seen on Beach Flip, Contestants Martha and Alex removed the faded carpet from the steps and replaced it with beautiful hardwood flooring at the renovated Comfort Breeze condo. The railing and balusters were also replaced with new wood and wrought iron.
The new living room in the King home is open and spacious. Walls have been removed, creating a much more open feel. Shiplap has been put in and new wood floors have been installed, as seen on Fixer Upper.
As natural light floods in to this home's master bathroom, the neutral color palette reflects the light making the space feel brighter and larger. Chip and Joanna added unique details, like the raised cabinets and extendable lamps makes the bathroom more functional, while the glass front shower makes the space feel more open.