A sophisticated take on the most utilitarian of spaces, this black and white kitchen uses black subway tiles for a chic take on the usual white tile and open shelving to give this small space a sense of expansiveness.
Like the kitchen, Gladys’ office is one of the home’s more toned-down spaces. The office may not house as many objects as the living room or family room, but what it does share with both of those rooms is a color palette of white and black with pops of red. Despite her bold choices in texture, pattern and size, Gladys admits that when it comes to color, she is, “mostly drawn to neutral tones.” It’s the understated nature of this palette that keeps the visual effect of her eclectic style under control while making all of the rooms feel related.
Pile on the pattern. Here, Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily layers decorative boxes, a lamp and geometric-shaped accessories for a chic, upmarket result. Group patterns by style, shape and function for added effect.
Sink into this clean, comfortable bedroom at the end of a long day and you're sure to feel relaxed almost immediately. The symmetrical look of the space — matching end tables and globe lamps are situated on either side of the room — adds to the visually soothing feel. Funky pillows and a faux fur throw add a modern element to the space, and the black accent wall makes the white elements in the room pop.
Black and white wallpaper and colorful artwork come together in this fun and whimsical kids bedroom. The Connecticut home is filled with artful touches that speak to the owners' fun personalities. An en-suite bath is also modern and graphic.
The L-shaped tufted bench makes a vibrant statement against the bold, thick wall stripes in this breakfast nook. The kelly green coloring of the bench compliments the floral wall art mounted above. Clear plastic chairs are seated on the opposite side of a modern oval dining table. An orange floral centerpiece and brass light fixture finish the chic design.
Designers wanted this guest bedroom to feel like a quiet escape from the bustle of Los Angeles. A black-and-white palette set a subtle tone with a hint of edge, including the intricately patterned wallpaper.
A stylish place to relax and converse with friends, this girls' sitting room includes a midcentury modern sofa, black and white striped armchair and a gallery wall with inspirational quotes and artwork.
This fashionable bathroom combines elements of patterns and colors for a perfect contemporary vibe. Black and white is the main color pallet but the blue accent is what really completes the design. The patterned wall sconces bring out the patterned wall paper while the glass vase accents give the finishing touches to the counter by adding height.