Stepping inside, guests will find a great room that's rich with natural light. Steel beams painted black offer a cool contrast to the crisp white walls, while a large chandelier further accentuates the vaulted ceilings.
Small Bedroom is Multifunctional as TV Room and Guest Room
A small, colorful third bedroom was created during the renovation of this midcentury modern home. A majority of the time it functions as a TV room. A sleeper sofa transforms it into a guest room, and a built-in shelving unit adds storage to the space.
White Contemporary Living Room With Built-In Bookshelves
Built-in bookshelves are ready to be filled in this white contemporary living room. A wall of French doors topped by transom windows fill the room with natural light while offering convenient access to the patio outside.
L-Shaped Living Room Includes Space for Sofas, Small Reading Nook
A cozy living room sits just outside the open kitchen space in this renovated midcentury modern home. The L-shaped layout of the room creates a small bonus space that works well as a reading nook. An Eames recliner chair and vertical bookshelves make the space functional without taking up too much room.
Contemporary Family Room with Fireplace and Wall Mounted TV
A boring fireplace and recessed niche is transformed into a polished focal wall featuring a gleaming wood panel displaying a large wall-mount television. Wires are cleanly tucked behind for a sleek look. The fireplace received a tile surround.
The large mirror over the console table reflects the round pendant lights , making the room look longer. Pale tones of gray and white combined with the light wood tones of the wood dining table and beam give the dining room a calm, casual feel.
The sun and sky were the inspiration for the yellow and navy blue color palette designers used throughout this home. The pale oak floors and exposed beams pair well with the rich colors. And huge glass doors let in lots of light.
A navy blue accent wall behind the fireplace makes this living room feel both intimate and dramatic. The strong color is carried out into the space via artwork and other accessories. And despite the furnishings' high-end look, fabrics and rugs are surprisingly kid friendly.
A game room is stocked with everything from foosball to ping-pong to wall-size Scrabble, creating a space custom-made for entertaining. The contemporary California beach house is party-ready indoors and out.
This home workspace features all the amenities needed for an art studio, including a sink and ample natural light. A long countertop provides additional workspace, while a center table creates a great spot for completing all types of craft projects. Blue tile gives a nod to the home's waterfront locale.
In this contemporary living space, sophisticated city living meets the comfort and casualness of life by the sea. Multiple seating areas create zones for TV viewing, casual conversations and enjoying the outdoors. A wall of windows ushers in natural light and provides access to the spectacular views. White paint and a wood ceiling bring a coastal-casual vibe to the space that fits the relaxed locale.
Contemporary, Open Plan Living Space in California
Sophisticated city living meets coastal casualness in this 12,710-square-foot new build on the bay in Newport Beach, California. Intentional and innovative space planning was key to filling the vast, open floor plan with a natural flow of intimate gathering areas to enhance the family feel within a grand residence. The design features a mix of styles that work together to bring character and charm to the contemporary home.