SPG Architects’ Pawling House in Pawling, N.Y. features a loft-like living space with soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan situates the dining room opposite the large kitchen. Modern wall art, an intricate glass chandelier and a colorful tabletop add pops of color in this clean white space.
A fence made of curving perpendicular white rods adds visual interest and safety to the pool area of a south Florida property. The white fence is part of the landscape design by ArquitectonicaGEO, a Florida ASLA Annual Design Award winner.
Even the laundry room got a redo! Fresh white cabinets and a gray stone floor match the farmhouse aesthetic seen in the rest of the house. There are also smart upgrades, like a hanging rod between cabinets, offering an easy place to dry more delicate clothes.
This oversized chandelier immediately catches the eye. Light from the bulbs bounces off the brass rods that hang in layers to create the captivating shape. The decorative ceiling paneling creates a frame around the fixture.
With a tight budget and teenage client, HGTV fan miles661 managed to create the perfect bedroom with a unique and custom-made, tent-style canopy. The floral canopy is creatively draped over a white rod and suspended from the ceiling with tasseled curtain tiebacks for an elegant yet youthful appearance.
This low-ceiling basement space in a 1920s Colonial is now a lively children’s workspace. Artwork—hung from Ikea picture rails and curtain rods with clips—fills the room with vibrant color. In this electronics-free zone, the kids paint, draw and play games at their white craft table.
This laundry room is in a basement that receives hardly any light, so the first order of business for Lucy Penfield of Lucy Interior Design was to brighten things up. She chose open shelves for storage, backed by a color-block paint treatment that's repeated in the niche above the washer and dryer. Curtains hide the hanging rods and screen drying clothes from view.
Long bars across the front of this vanity mimic the drawer pulls, but serve as handy towel rods. Vertical lines are a subtle design theme carried through in the backsplash, window shade and floor tiles.
A cabinet overlay keeps a mini fridge hidden for a clean and seamless look in this contemporary walk-in closet. Custom shelves and illuminated hanging rods are deluxe accents in this luxurious closet belonging to Khloe Kardashian.
Wallpaper covers the walls and ceiling in this small closet space. Built-in white shelves and cabinetry provide lots of storage space, and overhead shelving rods on each side are available for hanging clothes.
Dress up windows with affordable window treatments made from pretty scarves looped over a simple dowel rod attached from the ceiling with removable hooks. Secure the window treatments in place with a loop of leather cording.
Channel the vibe of a modern bed & breakfast with sophisticated, no-frills drapery used in an unpredictable way. Install curtain rods onto the ceiling to create a soft wall of fabric around the bed, which adds height and intimacy, says Alice Cramer, an Atlanta interior designer.