HGTV Design Star judge Genevieve Gorder says, "In order to make the brick wall the focal point, it's necessary to pull back on the opposing walls. They should've brought in light, creamy, smooth textures to give the space a greater sense of grandeur while highlighting the earthy color and rougher texture of the bricks."
The owners of this Atlanta townhome wanted a look that married their modern and steampunk style preferences. The steampunk look is especially prevalent in the eating nook, thanks to an ornate mirror frame that was painted black and a leather-covered love seat.
The black and white base of this home's palette serves as a springboard for imaginative layering of bright colors and bold patterns. Here, a tiny nook over the kitchen becomes a vibrant home office with tropical green wallpaper.
This dining room's industrial-chic style is the perfect dinner party conversation starter. Designers paired a table with a thick slab top and a mechanical-inspired base with button-tufted chairs and a picnic-style bench.
The enigmatic image looms large over this contemporary urban dining room, creating a dramatic focal point on a dark accent wall. A modern glass-topped table and citrus-hued upholstered chairs are tucked beside window overlooking the city.
Minimalism is key in this white dining space. A simple rug gives the dining area a sense of separation in the open-plan urban home. Contemporary art adds a few colorful top notes to warm the space and infuse it with life.
Exposed brick and enormous windows provide an urban backdrop for this dining room. A mix of seating around a long, wood dining table creates a casual atmosphere. Overhead, pendants made from repurposed wine bottles enliven the room both day and night.
This fireplace is clad in new bricks and features a custom designed trim and screen. The industrial chandelier over the dining table works perfectly to balance out the off center fireplace in this modern Park Slope apartment.The baseboard and window sills were replaced with wood reclaimed from an old Brooklyn building for a one-of-a-kind look.
Getting rid of the interior walls in this city apartment gives the home an airy lightness and shows off the amazing urban setting from all over. The dining room has a spectacular skyline backdrop framed by exposed brick and a crisp black window trim.
The panoramic cityscape of San Diego is the standout visual attraction in this loft apartment, so sliding glass doors and large windows on all sides help it be on full display. Thick white curtains provide privacy when needed without darkening the small space.