Contrast is key in this bright white bar and dining area. Dark bamboo flooring, black barstools and a black dining table create bold focal elements in the space. A mix of dark and light furniture adds visual interest in the space for a sophisticated design.
This transitional sitting room provides a cozy conversation area, as well as many objets d'art to serve as conversation pieces. A leather sectional sofa, pair of sculptural chairs and a tufted, upholstered ottoman offer versatile seating options. Large windows bring in loads of natural light.
Alternatively, the owners can also use this den as a space for reading books or watching movies as a family. Two crushed velvet sofas, two armchairs and cushioned window seats ensure that everyone has enough elbow room, while built-ins keep books and DVDs in reach.
With just a small wooden table and two studded chairs, the designers transformed this nook between the family room and conservatory into a spot for playing backgammon. Thanks to its prime position by the window, this corner gets plenty of sun and ensures that both players can see their side of the board.
French doors connect the formal living room to this comfortable den, allowing the owners to double their entertaining space whenever they host large gatherings. Here, two light yellow chairs, an indigo sofa and an orange-and-white ottoman provide extra seating, while a stone fireplace makes the room feel cozy.
A pair of square tables replaces the traditional long dining table in this clean-lined formal dining room, adding flexibility and flair to the space. Modern lines on the chairs and tables create a pleasing contrast to the traditional architecture and parquet floor. Meanwhile, a splash of blue in the artwork provides a focal point in the mostly white room.
This wide open living and dining space features sweeping views across Long Island Sound. A mix of furniture styles creates a homey, inviting room that's filled with pattern and color despite the white walls and trim. A coffered ceiling and transom-inspired windows add rich architectural detail.
This open concept living and dining space features crisp white walls and artfully designed parquet flooring. A pair of dining tables offers versatility for seating arrangements, while a broad glass doorway allows for indoor-outdoor living. Wall-size windows open up the space to dramatic views of neighboring islands and across Long Island Sound.
This all-white dining room features rustic touches, like the red brick fireplace and reclaimed wood dining table. White faux fur throws are draped over the dining chairs, while colorful wall art finishes off the look of the space.
A sectional was a smart choice for this living room, as it visually defines the sitting area and makes space for visitors. A wooden coffee table keeps drinks, snacks and other entertaining essentials on hand.
The mostly white living room perks things up with fuschia interiors for the built-in shelving units on either side of the fireplace. The bright color is brought out into the room with pink pillows and two striped armchairs.
Nothing says sophistication like the right color choices in a room, and for Amy Elbaum's design, she put unusual color combinations together for a beautiful, timeless effect. The navy sofa and soft coral chairs are stunning against the white walls and drapes in this living room, and the scalloped coffee table adds dimension and drama to the space.