Beautifully Bright Yellow Country Living Room in New York
Natural light floods this spacious living room highlighting the bright yellow walls and mix of furniture providing ample seating to enjoy this welcoming space. Plush white sofas work perfectly with the white fireplace surround and column.
The top floor of a Brooklyn townhouse was opened up so all the rooms flowed into one another and created a huge floor for the kids. This bright, contemporary kid's room receives a nice burst of color with the floral and revolver print bedding. Castle-shaped headboards finish off the whimsical design.
Industrial Kitchen With Wood Cabinets & Red Barstools
Contemporary meets industrial in this loft kitchen. The exposed ductwork actually acts as a space divider, a perfect example of form marrying with function. The dark wood cabinets go well with the room's other woods and neutral tones, while the white tile backsplash works to keep the room light and bright. Red barstools at the kitchen island provide the kitchen's lovely pop of color.
New Design Aspects Give Boundaries to Open, Industrial Kitchen
John and Anthony, of America's Most Desperate Kitchens, designed an open, functional space to meet their needs. To define the boundaries of the new kitchen space, the Kitchen Cousins added a brick wall to separate the kitchen from the living room, a small, informal breakfast bar to separate the dining room and the stove and shelving to separate the space from the home office adjacent to the kitchen.
Home Exterior: Modern Beach House in Malibu, Calif.
Directly on the beach, this incredible property offers 75 feet of prime ocean frontage in Malibu, California. Its four bedrooms, four bathrooms and multiple common areas are the latest word in technological advancement and luxury.
Open, Contemporary Dining Room Features Red Wishbone Chairs
To keep the flow of the space fluid and to create visually interest in the corner of the main living space, a custom round dining table with "wishbone" chairs make a bright statement and feel inviting.
Pops of Mustard Yellow in Playful, Midcentury Modern Nursery
Not the nursery we grew up with, Pattern Play is a result of the client’s love of graphic patterns and color. This long room lacked architectural features. What seemed like a negative became the perfect playground for the offbeat mix of patterns, texture and color. By turning the room upside down (stripes on ceiling), Karen Wolf created a focal point, leading to the giant window showcasing the star of the room -Dwell Studios “Brushed Dot” fabric with peacock and yellow polka dots. The main challenge in the space was a balancing act on how to make all these patterns and colors work.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. Create a focal point in the room.
2. Pop your accent color at least three times around the room. Note the mustard yellow.
3. Ground your space with neutrals to provide a place for the eye to rest. (Crème shag and gray Jim Thompson textured wallpaper).
4. Use black, white or gray. There is always a place for these classic colors. Ferm Living Half Moon Wallpaper.
5. Change up scale of patterns. Medium sized wallpaper print, large stripes and small bedding prints.
6. Mix up the patterns: Circles, Stripes, Brushstrokes, Chevron, Ditsy, Solid and Abstract.
7. Throw in an unexpected color – Red art.
8. Play with sheen and lustre, high to low.
9. Have fun and let yourself go. Design is a layering process and sometimes you need to delayer, start over and layer again. Mistakes happen and that is OK.
Modern Loft Kitchen With Exposed Brick is Chic, Spacious
Combining gray and black cabinets in this modern, loft kitchen adds texture to this loft kitchen. The exposed brick accent wall nods to the history of the space while tall ceilings keep the room feeling spacious.