A dark headboard rests against a metallic statement wall that draws the eye while simultaneously bounces light around the room – adding levity and a modern atmosphere to this rustic inspired retreat. The exposed-bulb lighting above ties the room together and completes the rustic feel.
The rustic and modern tastes of this client were perfectly embodied in this photo; the natural rock shape of the lamp juxtaposed with the metallic color is a treat for the eye. The dark custom upholstery on the headboard also contrasts beautifully with the metallic sheen of the wallpaper is rests against.
For a little bit of flash going up the stairs, designers created walls out of scored concrete. Then, they installed a metallic flooring that would reflect light and help brighten up the heavy, darker space with a bit of pizzaz.
This serene master bedroom pairs neutral tones with gray and gold accents, as seen in the gray and gold upholstered headboard, gold patterned bolster pillow and soft gray throw. A wooden bench sits at the foot of the bed, while two nightstands with glass lamps are positioned on either side of the bed.
Modern City Apartment With Custom Spiral Staircase
This light and bright living room features a custom white spiral staircase at its center, complete with a metal railing and brown stairs. Several potted plants and trees throughout the space add a bit of natural decor, while plush gray armchairs with a matching ottoman provide a cozy place to relax.
The simplicity of this kitchen sink combines with the clean look of the frosted glass cabinet doors and granite countertop for a truly modern design in this kitchen from Danenberg Design. Metallic tile is used as a backsplash and a generous amount of space is available surrounding the sink for usable prep area.
Modern Kitchen with Silver and Glass Hood Vent and Silver, Brown and Green Colored Tiles
Use recurring patterns and materials for a cohesive style throughout the kitchen. Designer Diane Foreman, of Neil Kelly Company used a mix of stainless steel and colored tiles for the backsplash of this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competition winning kitchen. The tile echoes the stainless steel in the sink and cooktop, and Foreman repeated a circular pattern throughout the room, a technique she says adds professional flair to the space.
The culinary artist can certainly get down to business in this industrial-style kitchen that pays tribute to stainless steel. From the walls to the cabinets to the appliances, designer Andrea Michaelson achieves a coherent look in a silver tone, with contemporary artwork as the focal point in the room.