Multifunctional Console Table in Studio Living Space
This small rented studio on Manhattan's Upper West Side is short on space but long on style. A Blu Dot for Target console table does triple duty as a vanity, workspace and dining table. The pinstriped wall paint treatment is both easy to produce and easy to cover up, an ideal combo for a rental. Hexagonal mirrors from IKEA add an artistic yet inexpensive element between the windows.
Contemporary Living Room With Reclaimed Wood Furnishings
The living room is contemporary but casual and relaxed. The space is open so the cook can talk to guests while preparing meals. Reclaimed wood furnishings warm up the space in contrast to the painted brick.
Crisp white walls provide a clean, fresh backdrop for this contemporary dining room, and a symmetrical gallery wall adds tasteful touches of color. On the adjacent wall, built-in aquariums offer endless entertainment. A funky black chandelier crowns the space with whimsy, and a live-edge dining table lends unexpected warmth and rusticity to the design.
The designers of this morning room started with a simple black-and-white color scheme, then added visual interest by mixing patterns and textures. Sleek contemporary furnishings bring a lightness to the space.
An extension of the kitchen, the living area is stylish and comfortable with kid-friendly surfaces and a mix of textures. Color is brought in via pops of blue and orange (love those barstools and stove!).
Contemporary Dining Area With Window Bench and Banquette Table
Space is utilized well int his open design home. A banquette table and window bench seating allow for extra floor space in the dining area. Purple pillows bring a splash of color while black chairs add simple, sleek lines to the design. A long table rests against the back of the sofa to solidify the divide between the dining and living room.
This is a space where the client goes to sit and read to her youngest son, curl up in a chair near the fire or have guests over for a glass of wine. The room was designed to feel approachable and comfortable, but luxurious and playful.
Comfortable furniture, from the cozy sectional and Barcelona chair to the floor poufs and stools, combine to create a hangout spot for family, kids and friends. Three massive pendant lights from Noir pull the space together, while drawing the eye upward toward the gorgeous woodwork.
A living room with oceanfront views incorporates elements of the sea into its design. Dark blue walls are paired with a sand-colored sofa, while a unique wicker chair and coffee table contribute natural texture.
Indoor-Outdoor Living: Lake Hayes Home in Queenstown, New Zealand
Fantastic views of Lake Hayes and the surrounding area are put on full display from the indoor-outdoor sitting room. Casual wicker furnishings pair with bright green cushions for a comfy conversation spot to take in the views, and a delicate chandelier hangs above to add a touch of elegance.
The dominant palette in this sitting area is full of cool colors: gray and white. So to add an infusion of warmth, the designers selected brown leather armchairs, a cowhide ottoman and brass chandelier.