Carved wood benches and stools decorate the space, too, inviting guests to put their feet up and relax. With such a lush backdrop, this sitting area puts the beauty of the outdoors right at the owners' fingertips.
The reclaimed lumber used for the beams and wainscoting adds rustic details to this living space. The custom painting of the dogs adds a pop of color the mostly neutral color scheme of the living room.
Weathered woods combine with sleek stainless steel and concrete to create a backyard retreat that's cool and stylish. With multiple seating areas, the space can comfortably host an intimate gathering or larger party.
Dark wood accents the high ceilings in this breathtaking kitchen. The arched doorway, candle-like iron light fixture and wood details bring a French country influence to this contemporary design. A tall, frosted glass range hood creates a bright accent above the dark neutral tile backsplash. A long kitchen island with a brown stone countertop features a thin, modern sink.
Arched openings, faux finished walls and weather wood ceiling beams bring this home's castle-like architectural detail into the expansive chef's kitchen. Dark wood cabinets complement the wood floors, while a stone surround adds drama to the cooking station. A peninsula offers extra seating.
To create the rustic, timeless look the homeowners wanted, designers brought in wood accents such as the serving tray on the counter and the pitchfork against the wall to complement the rustic wood floors in the space, adding warmth to the kitchen's timeless design.
This kitchen features 10-foot ceilings, limestone counters and a work surface made of African bubinga wood. The Venetian plaster range hood, simple cabinets and floating shelves evoke an earthy English cottage look. The easy-care, "green" floor is renewable cork covered with polyurethane.
Dark wood columns, railings and exposed ceiling beams define this second-floor landing in a contemporary beach home. A unique ceiling light fixture draws the eye up to where exposed beams intersect in the vaulted ceiling.
The warmth of the neutral tones and wood details in this bathroom create a timeless traditional look. A double vanity is divided by extra storage. Each sink has a wood-framed mirror lit by a mounted, three bulb light fixture. Small horizontal tile adds a touch of understated detail bordering the countertop shape.
The beautiful wood details in this contemporary living room create a warm and cozy environment. A stacked-stone fireplace is a great textural eye catcher. A pair of brown leather chairs and a soft neutral sofa provide seating around the square glass-top coffee table. A black shelving unit with varying openings provides a pleasing decorative display.
Pale blue walls and warm wood floors make this entryway feel particularly calm and coastal. A blue end table topped with a shell complements the seaside aesthetic, as well as provides storage for keys and mail.
A monochromatic color palette can be used in living areas to create a room with timeless appeal. Designer Matthew Patrick Smyth has covered the walls, furnishings and accessories in this living room in similar shades of blue. The monochromatic color palette creates a calm and sophisticated living room design, where the wood and brass elements provide a soft pop of color.
A transom window lined with wood offers a balanced look in this master bathroom when paired with the floating wooden vanity. The grain of the wood and the teak floor in the shower offer organic touches in an otherwise sleek, modern space.
The shelves and frames for the custom barn doors in this kitchen have been stained to match the cabinets and the base for the kitchen island. The natural color of the wood is infused with a hint of charcoal to coordinate these details with the cabinets and the gray and white tile floor and wall. As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens.
Natural light highlights the bright white walls in this modern room. Red chairs surround a thin, circular dining table under a polished black pendant light. The open design joins the dining area with the living room, which features a thick white sofa. Light hardwood floors match the stairs and window frame, making for a cohesive look throughout the space.