To create definition between the spaces in the loft, designers used different wall coverings. This keeps the spaces visually separate, although visually connected, and gives integrity to each individual vignette.
Wallpaper is making a comeback. Richard Mishaan says, "I see decorative wall papers of all sorts having a rebirth." In this case, he turned vertical striped wall paper on its side to create a bold graphic statement.
Designers were challenged to create a social hub that was activated through color, so they used a neutral color palette to anchor the space, while the colorful, geometric wall covering that extended throughout the space added a pop of color. Then, to make the narrow room seem larger, mirrors were added to capture the natural light and create the illusion of a larger environment.
Cork is an inexpensive way to jazz up a feature wall. As an added bonus, it provides an easy surface for hanging artwork and is great for sound absorption. Stylish artwork offers a high-end contrast to the humble wall covering.
Four cream-colored window panels are separately pulled open, letting in sunlight that illuminates a dazzling red and white bedroom. A white bench window seat is decorated with a pair of red and pink pillows, while fuchsia-flocked damask wall covering completes the elegant look.
Organic wall coverings are an excellent way to bring natural textures and colors into a room. In this bedroom, white birch tree bark adds instant winter-like flair. To fully envelope the room in this texture, it was installed on the walls, doors and the ceiling.
An excellent way to keep a deep, rich look without sacrificing light is to choose saturated shades of red then tone them down with an organic texture and a light accent color. Here, the cranberry grass-cloth walls infuse the room with much-needed color, keeping it bright with an all-natural appeal. Alternatively, the cool, blue-gray accents add contrast.
The Moroccan lanterns and table runner add a global touch to this small dining area with a thin table made from railroad ties and a contemporary metal base. A mixture of seating - two antique chairs and a distressed bench - bring in a rustic quality.
Sunlight shimmers off a geometric, beaded wall covering which offers a playful backdrop for iridescent wall plates and a champagne metallic floor lamp. Geometric throw pillows echo the design and the playful mood of the room.
In the second story of the gym's space, the bright, geometric design covers the walls on all sides of the room. Mirrors in the front of the space reflect the color, making the space feel bright and exciting.
To connect the first floor and second floor spaces, designers added a colorful, geometric wall covering that runs floor to ceiling. This gives each space a pop of color, making them bright and energizing-perfect for a workout space.
As patrons come up the stairs, they are greeted by the sight of a wraparound geometric wall covering highlighted by the natural light that spills through the windows. The colors reflect the light, making the space feel bright, open and inviting.
A wall of windows provides a peek into this home's living room from the backyard. The mix of exterior textures and colors forms a clean, modern look. The roof stretches out beyond the wall of windows to create a covered patio with concrete flooring.
Glass walls provide a look inside this lovely modern home and all the way through to the front yard. The ceiling extends outside to create a covered patio area with a concrete floor set in a natural rock bed. A cement outdoor fire pit is simple and functional.