Black and White Striped Kitchen With Modern Dining Table, Tufted Green Corner Bench and Clear Plastic Chairs
This black and white wall stripes create a bold background for this chic kitchen design. A corner L-shaped kelly green bench puts a vibrant pop of color in the room and works with the wall art above. Dark hardwood flooring allows the white elements to catch the light and shine in the design.
A blend of a wide variety of textures and materials helps this contemporary kitchen come to life. Fixtures are brass, the tile backsplash is ceramic, floors are concrete and cabinets are wood. Open shelving brings a sense of airiness.
Deep earth tones, layered textures and interesting finishes set this small, contemporary bathroom apart. Artful pendants hang before a backsplash of charcoal-hued square tiles. A vessel sink rests atop a thick floating vanity, while wood flooring brings a casual, relaxed overall vibe to the space.
This contemporary bathroom features a larger vanity with a black top and a white cabinet. Custom built shelves behind the shower tub combo add extra storage for bath linens. Green square tiles in the shower and white octagonal floor tile add style to the room.
Inspired by Kate Spade, this tween girl's bedroom uses a chic, black and white color palette with light blue, hot pink and bright green accents to complement the design. The light blue, lofted bed doubles as a bookshelf to maximize space.
Black, White and Gray Contemporary Kitchen With Blue Pendant Lights
Blue pendant lights add the only spot of color in this chic contemporary kitchen where the palette mixes grays, black and white. Open shelving beneath the island offers handy, easy-to-reach cookbook storage.
Contemporary Bedroom With Black Accent Wall and White Linens
This bold bedroom embodies style and grace. The black-and-white contrast is timeless, and the design reminiscent of Hollywood glamor. The white tufted headboard provides a comfortable backdrop for reading in bed, and the modern globe fixture provides light without taking up precious space on the side table. Multi-patterned pillows, which can be changed out seasonally, create a punch of funk in the otherwise-neutral room.
A wall of white cabinets is divided with all black appliances and cabinet hardware in this spacious, contemporary kitchen. Black pendant lights hover above the all white kitchen island with an under-mounted black sink and faucet.
The client wanted a room that reflected their boy's name, "Jonah" without being literal. This nursery is a perfect example of how a room can rock a theme and stay sophisticated, timeless and relevant. This big boy's space will not time out through the use of bold color, dramatic pattern and mature furnishings.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. How to Balance a Bold Pattern: Make sure your colors have a weight to it that can hold up to the bold pattern. Designer Karen Wolf used bright mid tones to balance the whales and also showcase them.
2. Why Red?: The black pattern called for a "power pop". The playful and strong red color was able to shine on its own in just right amounts in the room.
3. Sweet and Strong: A great mix for a room to grow. The sweet patterned window treatments are offset by the strong wallpaper.
4. Pattern Mixes: The dense wallpaper was mixed with a small window treatment print and open graphic with white field on the floor.
This luxurious master bathroom showcases a textured, zen design aesthetic, from the massive walk-in shower with a floating ceiling, recessed lighting and glass door, to black-and-white bamboo-print wallpaper that wraps the space.
This contemporary kitchen features crisp white walls and crisp white cabinets, creating a visually seamless appearance. All black appliances paired with dark pendant lights, island sink and faucet work to contrast all the white in the space.
All white cabinets are outfitted with black hardware in this contemporary kitchen. All black appliances, like the refrigerator, microwave, oven and island sink provide contrast in the space, and work well with the dark hardwood flooring that leads to the concrete stairs beside.