Throughout the home's interior, elegantly curved bamboo ceilings naturally circulate indoor breezes. Cork flooring mimics tropical hardwood, but is cost-effective, resilient and acoustically beneficial.
A custom chrome and maple dining table is perfectly sized for this compact, modern dining space. The pale wood tabletop blends seamlessly with the hardwood floors and nude drapes to create an unruffled atmosphere.
Located in the lush environment of Coconut Grove, Fla., this modern home is designed for a serious art collector. The white backdrop acts as a canvas for the owner’s collection of architectural photography, video installations and other cutting edge art pieces.
Partition walls help give different areas a separate feel without cutting them off from the rest of the space. Here, the wide kitchen is large enough to include a small dining table and chairs for casual meals.
In the formal dining room, a new chandelier hangs above a modern dining table and chairs. To replace the outdated wallpaper, Chip and Joanna replaced it with a warm, modern beige to update the space as well as create continuity with the rest of the home's spaces.
A large wall art sketch creates an eye-catching accent wall in this modern sitting space. A pair of modern leather chairs with matching ottomans are placed over a square pattern rug. A glass top table holds books and simple decor to finish the space and separate the chairs.
When creating a space that will really transport you, always remember that it’s the little details that count the most. The colors, textures and aesthetics of these little vases and statues help to complete the story that the space is telling. Many of the pieces have been collected during the designer’s travels.
A wall-mounted faucet and wall-mounted bath accessories keep the sleek sink clear of clutter in the boy's bathroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. The blue and yellow color theme is inspired by David Hockney's 1978 artwork "Swimming Pool with Reflection."
Don’t be afraid to add sparkle and texture to your bathroom wall. The walls in this first-place National Kitchen + Bath Association powder room are covered in an expensive glass bead wallpaper. But that’s not the only way to make your walls stand out. Designer Lori Carroll in Tucson, Ariz., suggests that a similar sparkle effect, though admittedly without the texture, could be achieved with a copper metallic paint.
Clean lines and minimal fixtures give this bathroom a modern, luxurious style. The sleek vessel sinks sit atop a sandy colored marble counter that blends seamlessly with the walls, while dark wood cabinet doors add contrast to the space. Recessed lights and small chandeliers keep the space from feeling flat and large. Gray tiles give the entire bathroom a spa-like feel.
A cluster of white spheres appears to float over the sumptuous contemporary furnishings that are upholstered in shades of gray and taupe, while accent pillows and accessories add splashes of vibrant color. The design of a custom-built media console with an angled veneer surface hides exposed seams and creates visual interest in the room.