The wood flooring in the sink area transitions to a sloped floor to accommodate the open shower, while a textured wall and a series of niches delight the eye while providing practical functionality. The open shower’s sensuous wall of texture is reminiscent of mid-century patterns.
If you have a collection of treasured pieces and vintage furniture, an excellent way to help showcase the pieces' texture and charm is to pair them against bright white walls. Since the original mid-century modern ceilings of the space are meant to be the room's main focal point, the pure white walls help enhance this feature rather than detract from it.
Bring the outside in and cover an interior accent wall and add warmth and texture to your space. The windows are large and strategically placed to capture the views out as well as getting light into the various spaces.
Because so much of the living room is defined by neutral walls and furniture, designer Lauren Clement used patterned accents, like the floral armchair and throw pillows, to generate subtle visual interest. The shiplap walls achieve the same effect, bringing texture to the space as well.
The back wall of this dining space is lined with alternating white birch and yellow pine trees, giving the entire restaurant the feeling that one is dining in the Zen silence of the forest. The rough texture of the trees provides a nice contrast to the sleek leather banquette below.
Large brown tiles coat the walls of this walk in shower bringing a darker hue to the surrounding neutral tones. The natural pebble flooring adds a spa-like texture and finish to the shower. A glass sliding door leads from the shower to the neutral stone bathroom flooring.
A natural rock retaining wall supports the midcentury modern home exterior against the gentle incline of the yard. The lush green of the grass, planted shrubs and ornamental grass adds life and texture to the smooth brown house. At the lower, flat end of the yard, a courtyard is set up with an outdoor dining table and chairs.
A windowless hallway need not be overlooked when it comes to good design. Cynthia Spence sought to bring in the textures of the ocean with Holly Hunt cotton velvet wallcoverings and a faux bois textured tin ceiling in the main floor vestibule at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. An Art Deco architectural grill conceals an electrical panel.
Painting the interior wall of the archways navy brings an eye-catching depth to this set up against the bright, white walls. Taller cabinets and mounted shelves frame the larger arch housing the television. Below the TV, beautiful textured cabinets feature a diamond cut out pattern adding extra texture and detail to the design.
Shades of gray and white create a calm and stylish look in this master bedroom. A herringbone accent wall brings texture to the design behind a gray upholstered headboard and layered throw pillows. Two stone-based lamps add a unique touch, and light from the window and French doors creates a natural brightness.