High ceilings and a bright, white color palette gives the Victorian-style tile backsplash plenty of room to shine in this modern kitchen. The space is designed for function and flow, providing lots of storage and a dining table that extends out from the kitchen island.
Designer Lisa Bakemis chose contemporary inset bookshelves to counterbalance the roundness of the cove ceilings and turret windows of this Victorian home. An updated midcentury modern table and chairs and eclectic accents also create an updated sophistication to the space.
Round metal pulls on a wood and laminate bedside table and a glass jar lamp add to rustic details to this Victorian home's bedroom. A mid-century modern bed frame and leather chair combine with other unusual accents in the room to create a calm and sophisticated space.
The elegant curves of cove ceilings and turret windows, along with exquisite pillars and moldings, retain the authentic Victorian sophistication of this living space, while an Art Nouveau chandelier, wingback chairs, yin yang table and assorted eclectic accessories add a more modern bohemian look. Design by Lisa Bakemis.
A modern black and white mural by Sam Eckersley contrasts with the old wood staircase with incised lines in an Atlanta home built in 1890. The renovated Eastlake-Style Queen Anne Victorian also has hardwood floors. The homeowner, Kelly Jackson, overall the design for the renovation.
Custom-designed, Pennville cabinets, combined with playful, Moroccan mosaic tile and exaggerated brackets and screens make this kitchen both modern and traditional.
The mosaic tile was found on a trip to Morocco and imported back home.
The client’s fascination with the colors and detail of period Victorian homes was the impetus for this more modern interpretation of a Second Empire Victorian. The client always loved the style of the house from the "Adams Family" television show.
Corbel brackets and Victorian, square section pilasters help to frame this working kitchen alcove.
In order to try and make the traditional brackets and room screens a little more modern, the sizes and proportions were exaggerated.
The unique curved footprint of this room is a hallmark of its Victorian architecture, while its decor is spare and modern. The design team and homeowners updated the kitchen, baths and living spaces in this classic Victorian house to function well for a 21st-century family.
This bathroom blends original details like the wall's rich wood paneling with lots of modern comforts such as the walk-in shower and freestanding tub. Frosted glass on the lower windows ensures privacy as well as plenty of natural light.
A clawfoot tub painted with gold leaf paint is the focal point of this small bathroom designed by HGTV's Property Brothers. The chandelier is also gold-leaf, as is the mirror frame. Pink-and-silver wallpaper give the room a modern, eclectic twist.
Established as a city in 1869, Highland Park, Ill., is home to a vibrant shopping district, the oldest outdoor music festival in the U.S., projects by architect Frank Lloyd Wright and this wonderfully preserved Victorian. With high-tech upgrades across the interior, the home blends history with modern comfort.
Designer Lisa Bakemis uses a leather wingback chair in this Victorian home's bedroom redesign to add a level of sophistication, while her choice of this mid-century modern bed frame injects a young and fresh vibe. Muted tones and soft lighting create a calm and inviting environment for sleeping and relaxing.
Fun black and white floor tiles and modern art add spunk to this functional mudroom. The space was added as a spot for the family to store its coats, shoes and backpacks. Pops of bright yellow in the art and lighting stand out against the white walls, trim and ceiling. The window is a reproduction based on an original window design seen elsewhere in the Victorian home.