In order to separate this home's sitting room and dining room, the designer chose walnut paneling for this open doorway that visually jumps off the surrounding white molding. The honey color of the wood also brings a beautiful richness to both spaces.
Neutral tones and warm natural details give this modern mountain home an elegant and simplistic feel, from the fireplace lined with walnut panels and limestone rock wall to the cozy sofa and hardwood coffee table.
This kitchen was renovated with custom white cabinetry and designed to include more storage, larger prep surfaces and energy efficient appliances. Walnut wood panels wrap the wall and ceiling, showing off a skylight and four pendant lights positioned over the kitchen island. A bright orange backsplash adds a pop of color.
This modern kitchen is bathed in richly toned walnut -- from the cabinets to the drawers to the doors. The wood also is used to create a unique, curved panel for the angular countertop. By using a different, lighter shade of wood for the floors, the walnut is allowed to shine yet doesn't overwhelm the space.
This bathroom features a flush inset cabinet in vertical-grain Douglas fir panels. Black walnut panels, legs and door dowels accent the Zen look. Gray slate tile flooring adds to the Old World Japanese feel.
Much of the home's luxurious feel comes from its materials: limestone, West African Wenge wood, Brazilian rosewood, gold leaf and walnut. Gentle curves, as seen in this long hallway, are a soothing architectural alternate to crisp, boxy angles.
A hand-painted canvas on the ceiling and rich walnut paneling frame this formal study. A traditional chandelier and tufted armchairs provide a casual warmth to the space, while the animal print area rug adds visual interest.
This theater is the largest of the four screens with seating for 170 people.The perforated metal screens on the walls provide the required acoustics for watching movies and the faux walnut panels on the ceiling create an elegant coffered design.
A special wood panel was designed for the wall behind the bed in this sophisticated master bedroom. Walnut slats weave together and are backlit by glowing LED lights. More LED lights are integrated into the headboard to serve as reading lights.
This modern kitchen features custom white cabinetry and a spacious island with a wood countertop that mirrors the walnut paneling on the wall. An orange backsplash adds a pop of color, and metal stools line the island, providing the perfect space for casual dining. White pendant lights are positioned over the island.
In this long, narrow house, Kariouk Associates Architects used walls of glass to usher in light and designed sleek custom cabinets in bold yellow to help capture and reflect the sunshine. Walnut paneling and accent cabinets offer a warm contrast to the splash of color, keeping the kitchen grounded within the open plan.
The raised ledge creates an in-ground design for the bathtub. A polished stone ledge surrounds the tub with walnut panels covering the step. The tub is tucked into the large bay window space leaving plenty of open floor space. Natural linen roman shades are motorized for easy operation and enjoyment of the ocean view.
In the kitchen, tractor seat barstools welcome guests to perch next to the new waterfall countertop, paneled in solid walnut. For the Heath tile backsplash, the designer created visual interest by installing in a herringbone pattern. The gray tile stands out against the white cabinetry and adds depth to the design.