Once a wasted space in the form of a dated double height covered front door area, this nook is now a treasured retreat. By flooring the once open space and adding a window seat, bookcases and table, this is now a cherished spot to lounge and read a book, do homework or play a game.
A full bar services the home theater of this contemporary California beach house. Throughout the spaces, deep earth tones, layered textures and relaxed furnishings soften the crisp white and charcoal framework and reflect the natural beauty of the surrounding harbor. In this space, a patterned backsplash below the countertop creates a dynamic focal point.
Artful beaded globe pendants light the bar area of a contemporary wine cellar in this casually elegant Newport Beach, California, home. Backsplash tiles and upholstered contemporary barstools bring character and style to the space, while white walls and a wood ceiling add a relaxed vibe that makes the space ideal for entertaining.
White Contemporary Foyer with Colorful Art, Lighting
Neon-lit artwork, a colorful multi-pendant fixture and a fun black-and-white tile floor lend whimsy and fun family style to this secondary entryway. White shiplap gives the space an overall casual and homey vibe. A modern gray cabinet adds stylish storage.
This fun entryway features neon-lit artwork and bold, fun colors. Its contemporary scheme includes a black, gray and white tile floor in a visually stimulating geometric design. Glass doors make the whole space even more approachable.
A lounge-like seating area rests beside a sleek home bar in this contemporary home built for entertaining. Modern art and modern lighting are simultaneously soft yet bold. Glass front cabinetry showcases stemware.
Colors in this contemporary estate home are fun and adventurous, yet muted. In this space, a dusty blue door opens to reveal an earth-toned dining room layered with texture, color and interest. Shiplap walls give various spaces in the home a casual and homey vibe.
Existing Fireplace Gets Low-Cost Update With White Paint, New Mantel
The existing fireplace in this midcentury modern home was given a fresh update by painting the dull brown brick surround a bright, light-reflecting white -- an easy, low-cost update. A wooden mantel was added, making the space look fresh and modern without replacing the entire fireplace.
Elements used throughout this special home are introduced right in the foyer, including the glass-and-black iron front door, dramatic chandelier, vintage rug and rustic wood floor. An olive tree brings in nature. Chandelier: Arteriors
Contemporary Entryway with Driftwood and Wire Sculpted Chandelier
This contemporary entryway features a stunning wire and driftwood sculpted chandelier, an oversized red and blue area rug atop natural hardwood floors, a pair of gray armchairs, and a statement mirror above a dark wood console which sets the tone for a flawlessly styled vignette.