Stacked wood shelves shine against the white walls of the bathroom vanity. A stainless steel faucet mounted just below the gray floral mirror frame pours into a white, rectangular vessel sink. A gray patterned wallpaper creates an accent wall look in the connected toilet room.
This entirely unexpected modern cabin in Muscoda, Wisconsin is even more arresting for its striking black exterior. The vacation home is featured in Phaidon's tribute to the history and modern examples of black clad architecture, Black: Architecture in Monochrome.
Wicker and teak outdoor furniture provide stylish, comfortable seating to relax underneath the fan and look out over the pool. Dark-stained wood planks cover the ceiling for a cozy, rustic look. Outdoor curtains make the space feel like an extension of the adjoining living room.
Lighting a stairwell is difficult even when your walls aren't covered in stone. Pendants, a uniform height above each step, do just the trick in this this striking stairway, keeping the space from feeling dark or dim.
One of the home's five bedrooms, this space features dark wood double beds dressed with white pillows and linens. Stacked frames draw the eye up, making the space seem larger, and complement the brown curtains that frame the window. If you look closely, you'll also see cheetah-print carpet adding interest to the floors.
This huge walk in closet has hanging racks stacked to the ceiling for ample clothing storage space. A wooden dresser allows for folding storage and supports a blue table lamp. A crossed design on the door adds a decorative design element.
Cherry-stained cocoa cabinets create a gorgeous traditional style in this laundry room space and provide lots of storage from floor to ceiling. A stacked washing machine and dryer maximize available floor space in the small room.
Red tone stone tiles continue from the staircase to the floor of this downstairs hall space. The warm wood finish of the arched doorways compliments the red tones of the tile. Stacked natural stones frame one door adding texture against the smooth neutral walls.
The natural wood look of the island catches the eye in this spacious contemporary kitchen. The island provides a rugged contrast to the sleek, white cabinetry built in around the stove. A diamond pattern backsplash provides a decorative background for the stainless steel range hood and upper cabinets.
The rich wood steps and upstairs floor add a warm element to the cool-toned contemporary design of this living space. Natural light from the rows of windows fills the two-story open space for an airy and open feel. Black and beige graphic patterned rugs stand out with bold design agains the gray marble floor.
A smooth wood panel decorates the white wall and adds warmth in this display. The contemporary white dresser is topped with a black stone finish. Books and magazines top the table surfaces, and vivid purple flowers add a pop of fresh color to the neutral design.