This modern Malibu terrace is steps from the beach, separated from the master bedroom by a glass wall with a broad sliding panel. A spiral staircase leads to an upper terrace. Clean lines and neutral colors are crisp and modern, keeping the emphasis on the breathtaking views.
Eat-In Kitchen Features Marble Island With Barstools
As the heart of the home, this kitchen needed space for meal-prepping and family-gathering. So the designers added four black barstools to the marble-topped island, creating a spot where the kiddos can do homework while their parents make dinner. Stainless steel pendants ensure that the room is well-lit into the evening.
Modern Kitchen Island Increases Kitchen's Functionality
The island in the kitchen adds counter space and an extra sink, as well as a breakfast bar with seating for four. This addition not only gives the homeowners a casual dining option, but also increases the kitchen's storage and overall functionality.
SPG Architects’ Pawling House in Pawling, N.Y., features an open, loft-like living space with soaring ceilings. The library, on the house’s lower level, uses the same soft palette as the rest of the house — polished concrete, steel columns and neutral walls — with a pop of color in the built-in bookcases.
Marble Tiles Make Impact in Contemporary Powder Room
One of designer Claire Paquin's favorite ways to make an impact in the bathroom is marble mosaic floor tiles. "Bathrooms rarely have any opportunity for pattern, with the exceptions of window treatments and wallpaper, so a patterned floor tile is a great place to splurge. Sometimes the small, intricate patterns are expensive, but you typically won't need to buy as much," says Paquin.
Stone Tile Patio Surrounding Negative Edge Swimming Pool With Waterfall Feature and Retaining Wall
A neutral retaining wall moves with the shape of the land creating privacy while still maintaining a connection to the surrounding land. The blue water shines against smooth patio, natural stone texture and pebbled sections. The natural tones mimic the distance mountains for a cohesive look blending natural with manmade.
As seen in the HGTV Dream Home 2012, carpet segues to glazed porcelain tile flooring in the guest bathroom, where a 7-foot, quartz-topped maple vanity offers undercounter storage drawers. The dark wood finish gives this bathroom a masculine feel.
So much style in so little a space: Wood paneling and textured black wallpaper make a dramatic impression in this narrow powder room. The pendant light takes on sculptural dimension hung in front of the tall window.
Abstract wallpaper makes a striking statement in this transitional bathroom. Black moldings and window frames create contrast, while the vanity combines a sleek base with a chunky marble countertop. The beveled mirror and mercury glass pendant light add a touch of glam to the space.