This super spacious design provides plenty of counter and storage space for a well organized and functional kitchen. The twin islands keep the open feel while allowing for easy maneuvering through the space. Light from the pendant lights hanging between exposed wooden beams reflects off the polished, stainless steel appliances.
Untreated wood frames this kitchen space with an interesting shape created by the underside of the stairs and support columns. An industrial-size stainless steel refrigerator and stacked double oven are fitted into the wood. Long black countertops and open storage complete the rustic look.
Under a metal roof and steel beams, a collection of hammocks creates an inviting, cozy space to unwind and enjoy the magnificent lake view from the top floor porch. Recessed wall lights give off a warm glow at floor level.
A unique, angled wood and metal doorway is nestled into a vermillion accent wall, creating a striking foyer that's made even more dramatic with a massive, grid-patterned skylight. Steel beams and metal rails fit with the home's contemporary architecture.
This spacious great room features a curved ceiling with exposed beams and steel cables that add an industrial look to the otherwise rustic space. Plush neutral sofas and two plaid armchairs earn a pop of color from vibrant purple throw pillows.
An outdoor fire pit with built-in bench, made of concrete and Brazilian Tigerwood sits on a sand-finished concrete patio. The fire pit doubles as a table with a removable steel lid. A steel beam pergola features geometric pendants above the dining table.
This bright kitchen pairs together white and black Shaker style cabinets for a minimalistic look. The exposed beam ceiling is lined in white wood planks and includes a skylight, which provides a source of natural light. Stainless steel appliances and gray and white Quartzite countertops finish off the look of the space.
With a custom copper gate and palm trees out front, this two-story home in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. makes a great first impression. Thanks to its sturdy, contemporary design which has been carefully reinforced by steel beams, the sleek structure can survive tropical storms and the elements.
This traditional kitchen features a spacious island with bar stools, stainless steel appliances and two miniature chandeliers. The island is minimally decorated, leaving it open for cooking, eating or spreading work out on.
The homeowners wanted an open great room built for entertaining with a strong connection to the outdoors. The design team accomplished these goals with a custom-designed catwalk that opens the two-story space to the upstairs and 10-foot sliding glass doors that lead to a covered patio. A 26-foot structural beam crafted from steel ties in the upstair's perforated steel railing.
Designed for a family who both loves modern aesthetics and color, this dining room features red in unexpected ways. Red sliding doors provide a backdrop to the sleek dining room while red powder-coated steel beams support a tangle of pendant lights for a touch of disarray in an otherwise orderly, contemporary space.
Located next to the stairwell, the design of the dining room and surrounding spaces helps the main floor of this urban home feel light and airy. Removing walls, installing a steel beam, and opening up this first floor with an addition at the back totally transformed the property and made it much better suited for modern urban living.
Dark and light woods mix with bright whites to create a spectacular kitchen that's both bright and has depth. Both the exposed ceiling beams and the floors are reclaimed wood, and they pair beautifully with the new and expansive kitchen island. Stainless steel appliances add a modern touch.
Natural light bounces off the polished white surfaces of this transitional kitchen design. Painted exposed ceiling beams blend with the color while adding a subtle texture. A modern bubble light fixture hangs over the white marble island counter lined with simple and stylish wood barstools. A white painted brick wall and stainless steel range hood incorporate a classic kitchen feel.
From behind the island, you can see into the living room and talk with guests while working on a gourmet meal that can easily be transported to the dining room just steps away. Removing walls, installing a steel beam and opening up the first floor of the home with the addition at the back transformed the property and made it much better suited for modern urban living.