The built-in banquette makes this spot a favorite place for everyday uses or large gatherings. Mohair and leather are great options for seating because they're long-lasting even with heavy use. The Tibetan scroll painting is surrounded by a Baroque-style mirror frame, giving it an eclectic look. Tortoise vases, dried hydrangeas, large candelabras and an oversized African weave pillow complete the room.
Custom shoji screen doors add Asian flair to this living room while serving as a way to conceal the media center. A desk is also concealed behind the screens, making for an easily accessible and convenient workstation.
This bathroom's minimalistic design relies on the juxtaposition of all-white fixtures and rich mahogany wood accents to create eye-catching contrast. A cluster of pendant lights hangs over the soaking tub, while an open shower is positioned to the right. Two doors open to a patio, creating an indoor-outdoor feel.
Traditional accessories and furnishings inspired by the Orient were combined with modern installations. These components are what make innovation and finesse ooze from the space. To complete the captivating design in Las Vegas' Mandarin Oriental, décor was flown in from all corners of the globe, giving the condo a worldly feel in a city known as the world's playground.
To complete the captivating design in Las Vegas' Mandarin Oriental, décor was flown in from all corners of the globe, giving the condo a worldly feel in a city known as the world's playground. Among the dozens of one-of-a-kind pieces include Italian-sourced hand painted aluminum panels covering the bar front and a six-foot terra cotta Hun statue from China.
This bright Asian-style kitchen pairs dark wood cabinetry with sleek white countertops and light hardwood floors. The island features a built-in cooktop and a square stainless steel range hood overhead.
This striking white kitchen, as seen on HGTV's Live In Vern's House, features an open-plan kitchen that connects to the living area. Vibrant orange accents and flea-market finds, as well as international and Asian-inspired elements, help fill the space with visual interest and a playfully contemporary vibe.
This modern home office is simple and sleek with splashes of red. The soft focus painting adds a feminine element to the masculine lines of the room. The tray on the large desk provides a catch-all for items while the Asian-inspired door adds a sense of simplicity to the space.
This kitchen, designer Amy Finley's own, is all about common sense. The kitchen is the gathering place for her five children and for weekly dinners with extended family. Things stay hot in this minimalist kitchen with custom La Cornue appliances, radiant-heated limestone floors, a stainless steel meat counter and hidden warming drawers. The ceiling centerpiece, commissioned metal artwork by an artist from Venice, Italy, was specifically designed to diffuse the bright San Diego sunlight from the skylight.
A touch of pastel blue peaks around the large vanity mirror over woodgrain cabinets and white countertop. A tiled shower cubby repeats the colors used in the thin backsplash. Glass shower walls keep the space bright, and flowers floating in the tub water is a perfect soft finishing touch.
This beautiful bathroom, part of the master bedroom suite, has all the daintiness of a flower. Instead of filling the space with pattern, a few strips are carefully selected, then accented by the glossy floating vanity and gray-stained flooring.
Sometimes referred to as Zen, this style fuses elements from Japan, China, Bali, Vietnam and Thailand. Primary elements include open floor plans, exposed architectural elements and an emphasis on harmony and nature.