Nailhead trim stools add extra seating in the living room when needed and can be stowed away under the contemporary table. Ombre curtains dress the windows, bringing the eye up and highlighting the abstract artwork.
The open plan kitchen and dining area in this industrial modern home lead to a unique, stage-like living room. Three walls enclose the small living space, creating a more intimate place for relaxing and socializing. Hardwood flooring is raised on top of cement flooring to further differentiate the room.
Designers wanted to fulfill the homeowners' wishes of a clean kitchen, without sacrificing the family's style, so they installed sleek, gray cabinets and a shimmery, gray tile backsplash, keeping the space stylish, but still simple and elegant.
This sophisticated guest bedroom, its color palette inspired by the clouds and sky, includes extraordinary amenities including a bar area, walk-in custom closet and ensuite bath. And then there's always the view.
Thinset mortar, paint and stain were used to artificially age the brick wall in this Atlanta townhome, giving it a more urban feel. The thick, extra long curtains may be drawn to completely block out the natural light, adding to the moody feel created by the warm interior lighting.
Neutral cabinets and marble countertops make a classic-and-clean combination in this open kitchen. A patterned backsplash adds a little energy to the room and keeps the space from feeling too monochrome.
Taking advantage of the California weather, a covered porch is the ultimate entertaining space. An outdoor kitchen, complete with grill and smoker, makes cooking outdoors a breeze, while a long, contemporary table is perfect for dining al fresco.
In the sitting room, designers created a bright, yet cozy space for the homeowners and their family. The painted shiplap walls and ceiling keep the space feeling bright, while the wood beams in the ceiling and the frames of the chairs bring warmth to the room. For an added bit of color, the chairs were given gray cushions and the fireplace brick was painted gray to create a focal point in the space. The heaters in the ceiling add to the warmth in the space and enable it to be used on even the coldest of days.
According to Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, there’s one remodeling project that actually returns at least 100% of your investment through added home value: adding a steel entry door like this one from Pella. Besides its aesthetic appeal, a new steel front door can improve your home’s security and energy efficiency as well. But you won’t be satisfied with your door’s performance unless it’s plumb, level and square, so installation is a job for a pro unless you have serious carpentry experience.
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this master bedroom is a true retreat from the hustle and bustle of the homeowner's daily life in New York City. The walls are painted in a light gray, creating a soft backdrop to the gray-and-white color scheme and making the gorgeous view the focal point of the space. The ocean wall art above the bed also displays a beach view.