Adjacent to the mudroom, the kitchen is outfitted with a walnut butcher block counter and a cute retro fridge. Wijaya and her team also added custom-built kitchen shelves, plate racks and a brass hanging rail, "all of which are typically featured in traditional English cottages," she notes. "I wanted the guest house to feel like a mini vacation home."
This spacious open plan kitchen features traditional white cabinetry paired with a double-tiered breakfast bar and brown wicker stools. Hand-hewn walnut floors lead the way to the nearby dining room, while the other side of the kitchen provides access to a sweeping staircase and the second floor of the home.
Custom cabinetry is constructed from hot-rolled steel panels, creating a cooking area that marries function and style in this neutral contemporary kitchen. On the backsplash, ceramic tile mimics the look of weathered wood. A unique custom island features a countertop of live-edge walnut, warming up the room and adding an organic element to the heart of the home.
The elegance of this traditional kitchen is carried over to the butler's pantry, which is tucked away in a niche across the kitchen. The butler's pantry features a built-in coffeemaker as well as a dishwasher and under-counter fridge on either side of the sink. Accented with lighted glass cabinetry and walnut tones, the space also incorporates a computer center.
This beautiful walnut and maple dining table doubles as a regulation-sized ping-pong table making it perfect for entertaining before, during and after a meal. Contemporary end chairs add a change to the matching chairs lining the sides of the table. A modern starburst light fixture hangs from the coffered ceiling to add an artistic touch to the room.
Cane detail on the midcentury walnut cocktail table in Kevin Isbel’s 2020 Kips Bay Palm Beach Showhouse bedroom design adds subtle warmth and modernity to an otherwise fanciful and regal space. “We are going to see a lot more cane furniture in rooms as people are moving away from modern in search of ways to combat sterility in their homes,” he tells HGTV.com.
The custom walnut butcher-block floating shelf vanity adds the warmth of wood and makes the stylish bathroom feel open and airy. “It was all about making that space pure white and clean, and allowing the fixtures and the countertop to be the showstoppers,” says build manager Dan Faires.
The dining room is an integral part of the kitchen and living space. Two pieces of hand selected Claro Walnut Slabs showcase the live edge dining table. Surrounding the table are Swain Chairs, upholstered in a mix of Pollack fabrics on one side and the ends. The Marlowe Banquette adds to the informal feeling of the space as an area to gather.
In this sophisticated kitchen, a floating metal canopy lowers the ceiling plane and cozies up the space. The light from the teardrop pendants goes through the cutouts making a compelling play of shadow and texture on the walls and ceiling. The wire brushed walnut island is moveable and detaches to serve as a wine tasting bar or buffet.
This gourmet kitchen with an all-white color palette, recessed lighting and beautiful tray ceilings defines traditional elegance. Plank walnut hardwood floors provide a richness in the space and work wonderfully with the neutral mosaic backsplash above the stainless steel double ovens. Granite countertops can be seen on the white kitchen cabinets, kitchen island and flanking the copper farmhouse sink.
Step inside this master suite and be awed by the many architectural details, from the exposed beams in the vaulted ceiling to the plank walnut hardwood floors. Oversized windows let in lots of natural light keeping the spacious room feeling extra large. A four post bed pairs with the comfy chaise beside the French doors to a private, spacious balcony.
This master bathroom features a walnut double vanity built in the simple, functional lines hailed by the Arts and Crafts Movement, Subway tiled walls in a buttery yellow and floor tiles in a green-beige accentuate the Craftsman look. Period sconces on either side of the vanity mirrors tie the bathoom to the past.
This kitchen was reconfigured to showcase a central island with waterfall edges and light open shelving. Custom walnut cabinetry with brass and matte black accents keep it feeling both warm and masculine. The adjoining breakfast nook follows the same line of minimal Scandinavian monochromatic finishes with a punch of design energy via the brass tulip table base.
Pine that was stained a dark walnut creates the open storage shelves below the counter in the baking center. The shelves resemble a freestanding piece of furniture, with display storage for a bread box, dessert stands, mixing bowls, glass cannisters for flour and sugar and a marble rolling pin. A new window above peeks out to an alluring water view.
Gilded accents lift up a modern living room and counterbalance the weight of the dark wood walls and floors. The paneled space features a walnut wood credenza with hand-blown glass crystal disks and a steel frame and hardware. Geometric gold sconces, globe-shaped table lamps and a watercolor framed in a repurposed antique gilded frame complete the vignette.
Interior designer Anisa Darnell used a fresh boxwood wreath to decorate her metro Atlanta front door, which has beveled glass. For the door's brown weathered look, she stained the door with a mixture of dark walnut and gray. The lines of the door are classic and timeless, she says.
This midcentury modern kitchen exemplifies how form and function can meet beautifully. Walnut floors and two-toned cabinets enhance the room's uncluttered look and play off the light coming in from the windows. The kitchen island is a perfect spot for a quick breakfast, while the dining table seats six for family dinner or entertaining.
Custom floating reclaimed shelves flank the farmhouse apron sink and play off the walnut kitchen island top while creating a textural contrast against the polished tile wall. Where the three vintage-style pendants now hang, there was a large wall closing off the entire kitchen. Demolishing the wall gave an opportunity to marry the two spaces and allow for bar seating.