Add neutral flair to the classic color combination of red, white and green by replacing the green with rich shades of gray. In addition to toning down the vivid colors, gray can also add a masculine touch.
The black, white, gray and blue tile backsplash selected for the kitchen helps to create movement in the design, drawing the eye to the beauty, elegance and flow of the design. It also helps to make the white upper cabinets and countertop and stainless steel appliances pop.
The crisp white-and-gray decor of this galley kitchen allows lots of room for bright pops of color in the accessories, like the yellow tea kettle and turquoise dish towel. The gray tile backsplash is both efficient and sophisticated.
A large, white and gray marble kitchen island centers the design in this elegant kitchen. Geometric patterned tiles create a countertop-to-ceiling backsplash, drawing the eye up to the ornate hanging pendant lights that resemble flower petals. Between the cabinets, a small window brightens the space letting in natural light with an artistic pull-down shade.
This spacious, contemporary bedroom has a dreamy feel, with a soft upholstered bed and sheer draperies that puddle on the floor. A papered gray accent wall draws attention to the dramatic black-and-white artwork, which complements the rug, bench and pillows, forming a thread that draws the eye through the space.
A few simple furnishings, each with great character, pull this chic living room together. The coffee table, with its black lacquered top and chrome legs, has a strong personality that’s softened by the gray side chairs and transitional sofa.
A custom-built platform bed is dressed in comfortable gray bedding, which pulls in the modern finish of the fireplace. A chic, contemporary armchair pairs with a black floor lamp for a cozy reading spot.
An understated design in this loft's master bedroom keeps the attention on the dramatic New York City views through the windows. Built-in wall shelves mimic the design of the windows, while the cool tones of the bed frame and headboard add some contrast.