Pick powerful patterns - Bold wallpaper, often sporting a graphic pattern, is a classic ingredient of an eclectic room. A niche can be a practical and eye-pleasing architectural addition as well as functional in your entry.
Beautifully asymmetrical shelving in dark wood against textured pearl white wallpaper in this kitchen niche perfectly display this client’s collection of exclusive and upscale liquors, giving this kitchen a lounge-like atmosphere.
This inspiring kid space gets its punch from brightly colored accents, like a modern, kid-friendly filing cabinet with bold yellow drawers. Built-in bookshelves make clever use of the room's sharp angles. Eskayel wallpaper adorns a fun accent wall, while an acrylic desk chair seems to float in the space.
This traditional study is layered with texture, creating a warm, comfortable space its users can sink right into. A clean-lined, bench cushion sofa tucks into a niche in the built-in bookshelves, with swing-arm lamps that turn the spot into a cozy reading nook. A chaise longue adds a modern touch that's softened by its lived-in leather upholstery.
All you need for your own personal home library or reading nook is a good bookshelf and a spot for a comfortable armchair. This reading spot makes use of a spot beneath a staircase that would otherwise be wasted. The back of the built-in bookcase is lined with removable wallpaper to give a pop of contrast to the moody green walls painted in Sherwin-Williams Country Squire. The nook includes an arc lamp to provide task lighting for reading and a small side table to hold a beverage, a soothing candle or the current book club book.
A tucked-away niche in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014, Dad's Honey Hole is designer Sunny K. Merry's nod to the private bar of days gone by. Inspired by a veteran of foreign walls, the room includes wallpaper depicting pin-up girls, an Art Deco-era mirror from Paris and a Japanese puffer fish pendant light.
Wallpaper with a whimsical, retro feel dresses up the sitting area in this kids' room. The bright blue ottoman and chair along with the orange patterned pillow add another layer of color to the space. Sleek, white wall shelving and window seat under-storage provide stylish and space-saving options for books and toys. A patterned roman shade allows plenty of natural light into the room.
A bed with a bookcase headboard fits perfectly in the niche under the angled ceiling in this girl's contemporary bedroom. An accent wall of colorful butterfly wallpaper adds extra color to the white space.
This boy's bedroom uses texture to create tons of visual interest, from the stripes of the wood grain to a tailored, menswear-inspired wallpaper. A homework niche fits tidily in between tall sets of cabinets.
A teen bedroom designed by Niche Interiors features richly patterned black-and-white-paisley wallpaper, an ornate chandelier, and bright pink walls. Black-and-white-striped curtains and a white shag rug add even more fun to the room.
A mix of textures, like stacked stone and grasscloth wallpaper, create a visually interesting space, while recessed niches add a bit of drama this modern living room. A gallery wall of ocean inspired art incorporates nautical elements while keeping with streamlined modern design elements.
Bold pattern abounds in this modern, open-concept living room, which blends textures and design styles to create a visually interesting mix. The fireplace is framed by a pair of niches that are fitted out with wallpaper and window seats, a fun alternative to traditional built-in bookshelves.