In the living room and foyer of the HGTV Dream Home 2016 in Merritt Island, Florida, a photographic mural of surfers covers one entire wall. It's an imaginative way to fill the room with life and unique personality.
Skylights offer natural light throughout this mixed-use space. The home office is tucked in the corner, complete with a built-in desk and cabinetry, while a plush sofa and shag area rug anchor the living room.
Warm neutral tones and myriad seating options create an inviting, cozy spot to watch TV, entertain or read a book. Barn light sconces and wooden chandeliers provide plenty of lighting and bring of hint of country style to the space. Golden yellow curtains pop against the gray walls.
Contemporary Living Space With Open Concept Design
Soft gray on the walls, sofa, rug and backsplash results in a streamlined space that's set up for maximum openness and efficiency. The modern dining table is topped with a suspended track light that provides separation and creates distinct zones for living and dining.
The foyer flows directly into this grandiose great room making for a bold first impression. Architectural details are stars of the show, like the barrel vaulted ceiling and statement-making limestone fireplace. An upholstered sectional grounds the space and adds warmth amongst the stone features.
This stunning view from the kitchen to the dining room and the lounge area of the great room shows the consistent color scheme and coordinated look for these main indoor living spaces of this lodge-style retreat.
For homeowners who love to entertain, it was an easy decision to convert the main floor of this house into an open concept layout. The floor plan combined three separate rooms (living and dining room and kitchen) to create a versatile space ideal for large parties. Bright yellow accents are an energizing finishing touch.
A raw steel accent wall is the focal point of this contemporary two-story great room. A 72-inch-long ribbon flame fireplace adds warmth to the seating area, which features a comfortable tufted gray sectional.
Sit back and relax in the inviting great room, with a soaring ceiling trimmed out with custom wood beams that pop against the deep charcoal gray walls with soft white trim in this space with both comfort and style.
A wall of windows in this two-story great room allows views of the outdoor patio with fire pit. The open living space has a raw steel accent wall with wall-mounted TV and ribbon flame fireplace. A cozy shag area rug defines the seating area that features a cozy gray sectional and contemporary white chair.
A built-in desk provides work space at the heart of this contemporary open-plan kitchen. Soft gray cabinetry features inset resin panels on upper cabinet doors, while open cubbies provide display space for books and accessories. In the hearth room beyond, a dark accent wall lined with architectural photos creates a dramatic focal point.
A leather couch and armchair divide the casual living space from a formal sitting area behind it. The wicker coffee table adds tactile texture and a natural element to this living area. Patterned throw pillows compliment the marigold yellow curtain panels.