In spare spaces you can afford to do a bit of bold pattern. You can even mix and match, as long as there is some unifying element. In this room, it’s the vibrant red found in both the blankets and stuffed animals.
You won’t see elaborate bedding sets here with dozens of coordinating accent pillows in a gazillion patterns. Here the emphasis is on simple pleasures and having nice things that last for many years to come. Think high-quality, warm bedding and soft, finely crafted linens you can pass down to your kid’s kids.
White walls are the perfect blank canvas for colorful art and pillows. Although minimalistic, this Scandinavian style girl's bedroom boasts plenty of charming elements, like the gold chandelier, white fur rug and graphic throw pillow.
Whimsical wallpaper by Makelike sets the tone for this gender-neutral nursery and provides an interesting backdrop to the crib. A contemporary dresser provides much-needed storage, while small notes of color, like the mobile and table lamp, brighten the space.
White, Contemporary Media Room with Colorful Furnishings
Colorful modern furnishings pop against the all-white palette in this upstairs living space. White draperies draw for privacy and to the shield the space from natural light for TV watching. A traditional rug grounds the space and gives dimension to the sitting area, while also giving the room a collected, eclectic vibe.
This kitchen was reconfigured to showcase a central island with waterfall edges and light open shelving. Custom walnut cabinetry with brass and matte black accents keep it feeling both warm and masculine. The adjoining breakfast nook follows the same line of minimal Scandinavian monochromatic finishes with a punch of design energy via the brass tulip table base.
Master Bedroom with Mid-Century Furnishings, Shiplap Accent Wall
A shiplap accent wall creates a subtle focal point in this minimalist master bedroom. White walls form a backdrop to an earthy palette brought forth in fabrics and accessories. Case pieces reflect the home's mid-century architecture.
Textiles bring color and liveliness to this white, modern kid's bedroom. A modern loft bed creates more space for play, while traditional rugs lend a bohemian vibe and also provide softness underfoot. Toys, books, stuffed animals and eclectic artwork all add to the room's whimsy and fun.
Modern Kitchen with Sloped Ceiling, Wall of Windows
Natural wood tones combine with sleek white walls and countertops in this light-filled, modern kitchen. A natural fiber pendant hangs from the sloped, beamed ceiling, bringing an organic, earthy vibe to the space. The design team removed a wall to open the kitchen and reveal the stunning architectural window. White oak cabinets and white Ceaserstone countertops are light and California cool.