Since shiny black floor surfaces tend to draw attention to imperfections, large-scale, rectangular porcelain tiles featuring a dulled, chalky finish were used. In order to add contrast to the floor and highlight the lines of the tile, the contractor used white grout.
In the sleek kitchen, matte wall tile contrasts with eco-friendly shiny white cabinetry and high efficiency stainless steel appliances. Energy Star lighting fixtures brighten the space with LED bulbs when darkness falls.
Four white leather bar chairs tuck under the shiny white countertop of the kitchen island for a spacious, eat-in area. The charcoal gray floor tile provides a pleasing color contrast to the bright white room. A turquoise tile backsplash peaks out below woodgrain cabinets for a pop of color in the modern design.
Glossy tiled flooring, white walls and sheer curtains help this sitting room feel bright and airy. A pair of chic armchairs flank a small metallic end table that complements the shiny metallic bookshelf behind it.
Black banded accents and dark cork floors pop against the mostly white palette of this family-friendly bathroom. Vessel sinks with shiny brass fixtures sit atop custom wood and metal cabinetry. A frameless glass door leads into a modern shower sheathed in white marble tile.
Contrast is the secret of this lively living room. The fireplace surround contrasts shiny black tile with a traditional white mantel. Bright orange hues make an unexpected appearance and jump out against icy blue walls. Traditional furnishings come alive against worldly, eclectic accessories.
A turquoise accordion door creates a large opening to the backyard patio in this sunny dining space. Exposed ceiling beams run above the shiny white table with white bucket chairs on a wood base. A gray tile floor creates a cohesive transition from the dining room to the connected living room.
This gorgeous vintage kitchen mixes various textures to create a crisp all-white color palette. The wooden ceiling panels and lighting fixture provide warmth in the space, as the natural light from the window highlights the tile backsplash, shiny brass sink faucet and marble countertops.
Built-in lighting in the bar top overhang reflects on the shiny countertops in this attractive, contemporary kitchen. Glass tile runs horizontally to create a textural backsplash above the counter. Stainless steel appliances and white cabinets form the long shape, and a black matte floor finishes the look.
Caribbean blue in the art, lighting and accessories pops against the soft neutral and white palette of this transitional kitchen and breakfast room. Skylights bring ample natural light into the space, which is already light and bright thanks to the cool color scheme. Shiny metal dining chairs complement the sleek stainless steel appliances and shimmering backsplash tile.
Vanessa DeLeon brilliantly accentuates this impressive living room's symmetry by balancing black-and-white furniture on each side and keeping most of the shiny tiled floor open. The fusion of glamour and minimalist approach showcases the designer's signature style in this decidedly impressive space. The combination of the custom-made sofa provides ample seating while a a black shag rug adds a touch of whimsy.