Bright, Contemporary Hallway With Glass Globe Light
This gorgeous hallway combines natural light from surrounding rooms, cool light fixtures and white walls to create a bright and inviting look. Light hardwood floors carry throughout the home for a cohesive design.
Contemporary Foyer with Plaid Rug and Door Surrounded by Windows
Soft tones define the style for this contemporary foyer. Large windows flanking the door bring a lovely light to the space. The lively pops of blue and pink update the traditional motif fabrics and keep the space young and fresh.
An exotic wood table with a graphic accordion base is topped with a round acrylic mirror, creating an entryway with fun, contemporary flair. A tall vase of bold orange flowers is counter-balanced by a low but weighty metal sculpture, forming an asymmetric arrangement that's clean and simple.
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.
Contemporary Kitchen Bar With White Marble Backsplash
The chef's kitchen features a contemporary wet bar, complete with a wine fridge, sink and chic, espresso-colored cabinetry. The bar is built to impress with a white, Carrara marble backsplash set in a trendy, herringbone pattern.
"Without this divider, the front door would open directly into the living area and you'd see the home's lake view as soon as you entered. I created this diamond peek-a-boo wall to give visitors a glimpse of the water without giving everything away, " says Kimberley Selden, designer and owner of Kimberly Selden Designs, Toronto, Canada.
Custom-dyed red leather flooring makes a striking statement in this all-white hallway. The sleek white walls make the perfect backdrop for displaying favorite pieces of art and little niches house contemporary sculptures.