This eat-in kitchen, designed by Lillian Martin Hayes, is both space-saving and elegant due to all its cabinet space and dark brown wood accents. A large, granite-topped kitchen island includes a small eating area at one end.
Designers on HGTV's "Design Star" were challenged to turn a storage container into a functional living space. Built-in bookshelves offer stylish storage with eclectic curated accessories in this home office nook while an armless chair saves space without sacrificing chic.
Bold black wallpaper plays up the drama while a white pedestal sink saves space in this small bathroom. A geometric mirror, the same width as the sink, ties in with the graphic wallpaper and keeps the design in proportion.
Copper pots and pans feel right at home in this country-style kitchen. By hanging them on the wall instead of tucking them into a cupboard, the design team both saved space and turned everyday cookware into a charming display.
The owners of this California contemporary home chose to keep the galley kitchen because it fit the character of the house. The design team removed a partition between the kitchen and laundry to open up the space and included a mix of walnut and white cabinets to keep the vibe funky and young. As a cost-saving and time-saving feature, the cabinets use Ikea boxes with semi-handmade fronts. A colorful rug pops in the neutral space.
Mod penny tile and boldly patterned wallpaper give interest and design distinction to a compact powder room. The pedestal sink, with its wall-mounted hardware, is a space saver. A sleek mirror offers a glimpse at the modern stairwell beyond.
Designer Rebecca Pogonitz gave this small bathroom a luxurious facelift with a few cosmetic changes and a space-saving fixture. The floating vanity frees up visual space, while a pretty capiz pendant brings out the cream and bronze tones in the new backsplash.
Designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy selected a single handheld showerhead that offers convenience and flexibility in one unit and is practical for small spaces. The inset tile shelf holding bathing products is another excellent choice to save on space.
A modern dining room turns its book collection into an eye-catching design statement by organizing them by color in the space-saving built-in bookshelf. A simple picnic table and ghost chairs let the striking dark walls and rainbow colors do the talking.
The bed tucks neatly into a niche between two stacks of built-in shelves in this bedroom, a neat design move that saves floor space. Faux fur pillows, a rustic wood bench and antlers mounted above the bed all nod to the home's Lake Tahoe location.