A rich-grained wood console holds court in this Southwestern-inspired living room. The console sits beneath a flat-panel TV, offering a perfect surface on which to display knickknacks as well as to conceal media inside.
On one side of the master bedroom, upholstered leather armchairs flank the media console, which provides ample storage space for movies and other media essentials. Bright blue accessories add a lovely accent color to the rich brown color palette.
In case you need a reminder, the purpose in this living space is to RELAX! Of note: The letters in the word are made from maps, a unique take on the design element. A cheery lamp and throw blanket add touches of color to the room.
Transitional Entryway With Custom Skirted Console Table
The colors used on walls, floors and fabrics along with unique design details are the key to updating the look of a traditional home. The console in this entry is covered with a custom skirt that features grommets that look like nail heads. Nails and tacks are used on wood and metal, but they are an uncommon addition on fabric. Additionally, the band accent incorporates curves in its design detail instead of straight lines. The mirror above the console has beautifully proportioned divisions in a mullion-like configuration around its perimeter. This edging adds both dimension and interest to the mirror, mirror on the wall.
Transitional Media Room with Black and White Accents
Crisp, clean lines and fun black and white accents blend in this transitional media room with family-friendly flair. The design team embraced the Arts & Crafts style throughout the home, which features high ceilings and warm wood trim. In this room, built-ins provide space for display and media storage, and the mix of artwork is quirky and fun.
Transitional Living Room With Black and Gray Console Table
This living room pairs together traditional all-over wood paneling with contemporary touches, like black and white artwork. A black cabinet with a heather gray front features a bar tray and several stacked books, while a white lampshade sconce hangs above.
The clean, simple lines of the architecture and furniture, including a stately wood front door and rectangular console table, keep this foyer stylish and elegant. Soft yellow walls brighten the transitional space.
A large black console table graces this transitional entryway with a tall glass buffet lamp and an oversized sculptural mirror. White wall paneling opens up and lightens the space, while chevron ottomans give the entryway a fresh, trendy feel.
One of the quickest ways for a media room to take on a cluttered look is by using an ill-fitting, open storage TV stand. Since the family has a large DVD collection as well as gaming systems and controllers, concealed storage for this media room was a must. To create a tailor-made storage solution, a vintage wooden dresser was retrofitted as a game storage console and placed directly under the wall-mounted flat-panel TV.
Neutral Transitional Great Room With Vaulted Wood Ceiling
A wall of windows floods this cathedral-like great room with beautiful natural light. The vaulted wood ceiling adds natural warmth to the space and neutral furnishings and carpet keep it feeling open and bright.