Polygonal pieces help break up the typical rectangles and squares found in most rooms, says interior designer Kelley Lentini of House of Nomad, a Charlotte, N.C.-based firm. In a living room, a geometric brass and glass coffee table from Four Hands creates multidimensional interest.
Take the architectural route to your fire pit area with sculptural furniture, minimal decor and a contemporary chiminea. To create a focal point and ground the space, opt for a tall chiminea standing at least five feet.
White Living Room With Modern Furniture and Large Painting
White walls and beams make a perfect background for this living room's earthy tweed midcentury-modern sofa and chair and the large, visually stunning painting whose colors are echoed in the room's accessories.
Winter Bedroom Sheepskin Rug and Linens in Black Bedroom
Textile designer, Khristian A. Howell, says, "Put your feet first. A dramatic and easy way to change things up in a room is by bringing in a great rug. Sheepskin rugs are so wonderful for the winter months. They feel wonderful under foot, and bring lots of warmth into the room, while keeping a light airy feeling."
White and Blue Transitional Living Room With Fireplace
The design of this living room expertly blends contemporary sophistication with traditional elegance, combining white leather furnishings with a sumptuous rug and window treatments and a black and white fireplace.
This master bedroom is imbued with a warm ambiance thanks to an orange and gold color scheme. The room's primary colors are carried through in the bedding, window treatments, artwork and armchair. The bed has a silk-upholstered headboard with a silver-leaf frame, while a nearby built-in provides ample storage space.
The ceiling can be the perfect place to try out a dramatic color or pattern or—in the case of this kitchen—both! The wide stripes draw the eye up and have the added effect of making the room seem larger.
Beach Bedroom in Gray and Sage Green With Wicker Headboard
This cottage bedroom is definitely relaxing with its walls of soft gray and sage green and coordinating bed linens, twin armoires, white beadboard ceiling, and touches of wicker to give it a beach vibe.
Multicolored Transitional Bedroom With Striped Rug
Sunlight beams into this adorable bedroom, highlighting the colorful floral wallpaper. A striped blue-and-white rug is a fun juxtaposition to the bold patterns and bright pink seen throughout the space.
Wanting a space where they could enjoy lunch with the kids and host dinner parties in the evening, the homeowners asked the Barbour Spangle Design to transform their plain patio into a versatile eating area. Thus, a rustic wood table with six chairs centers the space, with a light gray floor to protect bare feet on sunny days.
A black bed frame and pink linens make this master suite feel edgy yet feminine. To the right, a nightstand keeps evening essentials like books or a glass of water within reach, while a bench provides space for getting ready in the morning.