Dark Dining Room With Blurred Wall Look, Decorative Black Molding Ceiling and Large Circular Dining Table
A blurred wall look and running horses add the illusion of movement to this attractive dining room design. A large wood, circular dining table is centered in the room surrounded by chairs with alternating solid red and plaid upholstery. A crystal chandelier hangs above encircled by the black molding ceiling design.
In an intimate space like a bedroom, dark colors on the walls can be a welcoming choice, making the space feel cozy and unusual. Here, gray is contrasted with a white ceiling and crown molding, a look as crisp as hospital corners on a bed.
With an all-neutral color palette, this contemporary bedroom relies on textures, patterns and shapes for interest and personality. A velour upholstered bed adds an element of luxury to the stylish space.
Marble Tiles Make Impact in Contemporary Powder Room
One of designer Claire Paquin's favorite ways to make an impact in the bathroom is marble mosaic floor tiles. "Bathrooms rarely have any opportunity for pattern, with the exceptions of window treatments and wallpaper, so a patterned floor tile is a great place to splurge. Sometimes the small, intricate patterns are expensive, but you typically won't need to buy as much," says Paquin.
Sleek, Contemporary Kitchen With Vertical Tile Backsplash Panel, Gray Marble Island Countertop and Woodgrain Cabiets
Thin, vertically laid tile creates an accent backsplash panel that draws the eye in this stylish contemporary kitchen. Sleek, woodgrain cabinets surround the stainless steel refrigerator and add depth to the color scheme. Gray marble countertop on the island compliments the backsplash tile coloring.
Contemporary, Gray Living Room With Splashes of Color
Bring texture, color and pattern to the living room with eye-catching window treatments. Here, bold hues from the window treatments are repeated in the throw pillows to inject color into the sleek, gray sectional. A large fireplace with classic moldings acts as the focal point of the room.
In this Arizona desert retreat, the contemporary guest bedroom features shades of gray, creating a serene monochromatic color scheme. The upholstered bed is flanked by matching nightstands, hanging lights and large mirrors. For a resort-like feel, a built-in alcove houses a mini bar and storage cabinets.
Charcoal Bedroom With Turquoise Accents and Asian Flair
Designer Mary DeWalt created a true sense of the sublime with her beautiful color choices for this bedroom. Although the room has a contemporary feel, it also reflects an Asian-inspired sensibility, especially with the art Dewalt chose for the grouping behind the bed. Great symmetry abounds in the design, projecting serenity and simplicity.
The monochromatic foundation is infused with a variety of textures and materials, including the graphic-printed wallpaper, to create a visually enticing bathroom. A large mirror helps to expand the space and reflect light around the room.
The calm, gray tones of this dining room feel luxurious when combined with a dramatic drop pendant lamp and contemporary animal print upholstered dining chairs. A vibrant yellow urn adds color and spice to the space while a contemporary gray and yellow area rug anchors the dining area.