The open air pavilion serves as an entertainment hub complete with premium grilling area, central fireplace and comfortable seating. The open fireplace features a textural rock surround that extend up into the wood ceiling. Because the space is covered and protected from the elements, the outdoor dining space is elevated with an elegant set up and large pendant lighting.
A custom picnic table and built-in bench serve as a dining spot in this country home. Mission-style metal pendant lights illuminate the table’s rich wood surface. Dark-brown cement floors and undyed-linen curtains blend in with the home's natural setting. But this place isn’t as rustic as it appears -- the cabinet in the corner houses a high-end refrigerator.
The open layout in this traditional Dallas art deco home creates a fresh and active hub around the kitchen. Crisp surfaces bring the space into a new era. A marble and white kitchen island with brown wood supports has built-in sink in this white kitchen, which includes wall and under-counter cabinets, three pendant lights, hardwood flooring, and stainless steel refrigerator.
The large dark wooden island, complete with built-in wine rack and prep sink, contrasts against the white countertops and walls of this contemporary kitchen. White upholstered chairs with nailhead trim sit under two black pendant lights with crystal fringe. A cream marble wall section behind the white range hood brings a elegance to the space.
Stunning wood flooring and recessed ceilings create strong geometric shapes giving the idea of edges and borders within the grand open floor plan of this upstairs hallway and sitting area. Square armchairs emphasize the geometry of the space while the leather upholstery echoes refinement and air of importance. A series of glass pendant lights form a chandelier of modern elegance.
Large arched windows and exposed brick wall and beams give this loft-style kitchen an urban feel. A copper range hood hangs by the layered white cabinets, and a large black island with a marble countertop contrasts beautifully with white and wood elements. A variety of pendant lights illuminates the room and large black-and-white artwork on the staircase wall.
This Erinn Valencich designed this contemporary white kitchen that features a center eat-in island, white countertops, flooring and pendant lighting. Frosted doors with rich wood framing add contrast to the space while stainless steel appliances, metallic elements and a shiny mosaic backsplash incorporate more modern touches. The contemporary metal barstools lend a sophisticated design element to the island area.
This kitchen by designer Mark Dutka in his own home near the Northern California coast was designed to reflect the colors of the local sky, sand and forests. A gorgeous sky blue accent wall gives depth to this small, open-plan modern kitchen. Wood beam ceilings and saltillo tile floors offer a nature-inspired contrast to the metal and gray. Halogen pendant lights suspended from an overhead support above the counter peninsula offer a creative lighting solution.
The front door, crafted from hemlock planks reclaimed from the interior of a 150-year-old home, complements the natural pine flooring and yellow birch panel ceiling in the HGTV Dream Home 2011. A white pendant light illuminates the space while black wood furniture and large accessories anchor the room. A gray floral patterned throw rug greets visitors to the home.
Styles mix beautifully in this game room featuring a large pool table. A black ceiling complements the white crackled paint finish on the recessed paneling, and a large piece of modern art ties the two together. Brown, horizontal-striped window treatments bring a warmth to the room and complement the block wooden stool. A large pendant light over the pool table makes sure no shot is missed!
A stunning Etch pendant light by Tom Dixon sets off the beautifully simple and sleek geometric design of this modern eat-in kitchen. The abundant use of white, from the frosted dining table to the long kitchen island, is interrupted by the use of wenge wood and green accents of the table settings. The island is designed as one long block with two sinks.
Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines completely transformed the Jonklaas's kitchen by removing the wall to the dining room and creating a more open flow to the space. They decided to keep the original cabinets, but to paint them bright white and to add new hardware. Wood floors, granite countertops, a natural stone backsplash and stainless appliances were installed. The outdated wallpaper was removed and the walls were painted light blue. Two modern pendant light fixtures illuminate a new kitchen island, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
In this smaller New York City home, space was at a premium and the dining area was very close to the entryway. The table and pendant help define it and keep it separate but harmonious as people come into the house. The dining table was customized by adding copper table legs to a wood tabletop. The designers picked up the copper accents in the lighting and place settings.
The homeowners wanted a simple, modern bedroom design, so designers started with sleek, neutral tile on the floor and a complementary wood paneling on the wall. Then, they added a four post bed and pendant light to create height in the design. For comfort, designers added a silk rug and black and white curtains that help to diffuse the sunlight that comes in through the room's expansive windows.
Pendant lights hang down over an island with bar seating in this country kitchen. Glass door cabinets and provide dish storage around a patterned tile wall above the metallic stove. A strip of subway tile follows the white countertop around the walls of the kitchen. Wooden bar stools, gray herringbone flooring, and a black window frame above the sink add a few contrasting colors to the white decor.
A large kitchen island with a white quartzite countertop next to this stainless steel stovetop is a chef's dream. The warm pendant lighting combined with wooden cabinets and brown subway tile create a welcoming ambience, just as the client requested. With a built-in island sink, large stovetop and easy access to cabinets, Paula Ables Interiors designed this kitchen to be functional for the client who loves to cook, and also stylish for the client who loves to entertain.
The designers wanted the wow factor in the foyer of this home, so they added an art piece in the ceiling to draw the eye upward and add texture and dimension. Suspended from the ceiling are white pendant lights that give the space a little bit of modern flair, while a green velvet bench resting beneath a unique wood framed mirror makes the space pop. To give some boundaries to the space, designers added a woven rug.
In the remodeling of this living space, a new open concept plan—and clever design strategies—allowed for a chef-grade kitchen, dining area and family room to flow seamlessly together. A long narrow dining table tucks neatly against an L-shaped banquette. In the family room, a large sectional handily covers seating needs. Farmhouse sink and faucet: Kohler; Integrated fridge and freezer: Sub Zero; Wood and iron lantern pendants: Entwined Oval Driftwood by Shades of Light, Countertops: Fantasy Brown by Arizona Tile