A glass chandelier provides a fun finishing touch in this eclectic, colorful guest bedroom. Asian-inspired patterns adorn the custom upholstered headboard and an antique armchair. A folding screen complements the colors in the fabric and brightens an otherwise dark corner.
Naturally, this San Francisco condo includes an equally impressive guest room! A plush platform bed invites visitors to stretch out and snooze, while a corner mirror gives them room to freshen up later.
Those sleek silver hues continue into the master bedroom. Here, a chrome canopy bed and matching buffet will surely make the owners feel like royalty, while soft pillows and linens encourage rest and relaxation.
Not the nursery we grew up with, Pattern Play is a result of the client’s love of graphic patterns and color. This long room lacked architectural features. What seemed like a negative became the perfect playground for the offbeat mix of patterns, texture and color. By turning the room upside down (stripes on ceiling), designer Karen Wolf created a focal point, leading to the giant window showcasing the star of the room -Dwell Studios “Brushed Dot” fabric with peacock and yellow polka dots. The main challenge in the space was a balancing act on how to make all these patterns and colors work.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. Create a focal point in the room.
2. Pop your accent color at least three times around the room. Note the mustard yellow.
3. Ground your space with neutrals to provide a place for the eye to rest. (Crème shag and gray Jim Thompson textured wallpaper).
4. Use black, white or gray. There is always a place for these classic colors. Ferm Living Half Moon Wallpaper.
5. Change up scale of patterns. Medium sized wallpaper print, large stripes and small bedding prints.
6. Mix up the patterns: Circles, Stripes, Brushstrokes, Chevron, Ditsy, Solid and Abstract.
7. Throw in an unexpected color – Red art.
8. Play with sheen and lustre, high to low.
9. Have fun and let yourself go. Design is a layering process and sometimes you need to delayer, start over and layer again. Mistakes happen and that is OK.
In this bedroom, designers went with a neutral color palette that would anchor the space and reflect the natural light that comes into the space from the room's large windows. A beige colored wallpaper accent wall creates a focal point in the space, while the tan headboard and the sandy wood nightstand add even more warmth to the room's design.
In this bedroom space, designers wanted to keep the space feeling clean and bright like the rest of the home, so they kept the color palette neutral and warm with a subtle, gray and white look. For a little extra comfort, a sitting area was added to the room and is separated from the main bedroom space by a curtain that adds privacy to both spaces.
Black French Doors Bring in Natural Light to Warm This Neutral Bedroom Space
Designers wanted this bedroom to feel large and open, so they created a focal point with the black French doors that let in plenty of natural light to warm the space, as well as add a touch of contrast to the neutral color palette.
With its tall exterior walls of glass, this modern bedroom gets a sweeping view of the surrounding rugged and hilly terrain. A natural wood ceiling provides an organic element that connects the space to the outdoors. A broad overhang, part of the flat, modern roof line, provides some shelter from the sunlight that streams into the space.
A sleek wood bed unit blends with the natural wood ceilings of this modern and minimal bedroom. Exterior walls of glass open the space to stunning views of the rugged, hilly surrounding landscape. A rustic accent wall further ties the space to its natural site.