Traditional Master Bedroom with Rich Architectural Detail
The finishes and textiles in this master bedroom suite are luxurious but neutral, allowing the bright tropical views beyond the picture windows to reign supreme. The suite features rich architectural details and multiple areas for living, including a sitting room, reading spot and writing desk. Arched openings tie in with the home's architecture.
In a room with wallpaper that shimmers, dinner easily becomes a luxurious experience. A midcentury buffet table offers additional storage space for wine glasses and serving trays, which makes entertaining a breeze.
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.
Modern Black And White Kitchen With Copper Pendants And Work Island With Sink And Dining
This modern black and white kitchen has marble backsplash, countertops, and work island, two prep sinks with contemporary gooseneck faucets, copper pendants, built in appliances, and a midcentury modern inspired dining table and chairs.
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.
Mix equal parts unpasteurized ACV and water in a clean spray bottle. Use this mixture to cut through grease, clean up grime and wipe out bacteria. The smell disappears as the vinegar evaporates. This cleaner is ideal for stove tops, counters, sinks and laundry room surfaces. It’s great for cleaning up metal tea kettles and the plastic touch pad on microwave and stove control panels. It also makes cleaning the inside of a microwave super easy. Spritz it inside the microwave on all surfaces, heat for 25 seconds, and wipe with a paper towel.
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.
In the upstairs bathroom, designers made a nod to the homeowners' son's love of music with the retro photograph of a cassette tape. They added even more personality to the space with modern fixtures and modular storage, creating the ultimate, eclectic bathroom space.