Classic bungalow appeal with a modern twist and thoughtful landscaping gives this home a contemporary look that sets the stage for the rest of the home’s urban style. “The bungalow lifestyle is set back into nature and it’s cozy,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason are the founders of AphroChic (www.aphrochic.com), a New York-based interior design firm. With the company’s motto of modern, soulful style, it’s no surprise that their home, located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, is an ode to global culture at home. Their live-work space, part home, part design studio, is infused with a cultural aesthetic that is unmistakably AphroChic.
Clean lines and a cool color scheme makes this guest bathroom an attractive modern space, perfect for a long shower or quick clean up before heading out to enjoy all the popular outdoor activities available in this scenic Whitefish, Montana community nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park.
Ideal for hosting parties or cooking for two, this functional kitchen features an arched vent hood, detailed cabinetry and alcoves built in above the stove to hold spices, oils and other flavorings for convenient cooking. Design by Gail Drury
A modern, Scandinavian floor lamp adds extra light to the space and brings an architectural accent to the room while black shades create contrast but still allow soft, diffused light into the room for a natural and airy feel.
Choosing colors for your outdoor living room can be intimidating. Make it easier on yourself by taking cues from outdoor focal points. The dominant blue-gray used for the upholstery and flooring in the covered area were chosen to pick up on the blue tones of the swimming pool.
A mix of geometric shapes and patterns add modern flair down to the smallest details in the design of this porch seating area. Strong lines and circular accents bring a regal accent to the legs of the coffee table while natural elements from the potted ferns to the rustic wood side table add life and natural elements to the design.
"I love mixing sentimental with new things" says Julianne whose home reflects not only her design sensibility and the pieces she carries through her company Taylor Burke Home (named for her sister) but also her family's travels through Asia, Australia and Europe during husband Chris's corporate stint abroad.
For this swanky bathroom, contractor Stephen Fanuka of Million Dollar Contractor uses marble throughout the space for pure luxury. To create a high-end, seamless look, he meticulously selects the cuts of marble so the veining lines up from the floor to the tub surround to the backsplash as seen on HGTV.com.
The kaleidoscope pattern of the dynamic geometric ceramic tiles lining the walls and ceiling brings the guest bathroom to life and provides a stunning backdrop for the spacious vanity and spa-worthy steam shower.