This kitchen is the epitome of sleek and modern. The space features stainless steel appliances and cabinetry, hardwood floors and monochromatic countertops. The light fixture and frosted glass upper cabinets also give the kitchen a futuristic feel. Design by Andreas Charalambous
Vintage meets mod in this slim entryway: An ornate ceiling medallion and turned-wood newel post mingle with a sleek graphic pendant and contemporary artwork. A second pendant carries the eye toward the kitchen beyond.
With neutral walls and soft, natural wood finishes, the tangerine fabric of an Arne Jacobsen swan chair pops in this modern, Mid-Century-inspired living room. Orange pillows carry the chair's fun color onto the neutral sofas. The extra-tall swing arm lamp and low-profile coffee table with exaggerated casters add quiet pops of whimsy.
The stone fireplace surround with a hanging flat-screen monitor is the focal point of this family room designed by architect Andreas Charalambous. Extra-cushy modern loungers allow for movie viewing in comfort.
Upon entering the foyer, a view of the stunning traditional staircase is juxtaposed by clean white walls and contemporary lighting – the first example of the seamless transitional style found within the rest of the home.
Layers of texture, from the nubby rug to the nailhead trim on the side chairs, give this living room its presence. The red candlesticks add a pop of color to this space.
A red wall, symbolic of good luck in Chinese tradition, anchors this living area. Low, neutral furniture with built-in side tables sits above a silk handmade Cha-Cha rug by Formaonline.com. Artwork by the architect provides a finishing touch.
Orange throws pillow and area rug add a splash of color to an otherwise neutral living room.
This space was once a second balcony for the home, but now features a wet bar and office area. The exposed brick is left in the room to add a rustic element to the contemporary style.
The homeowners of this traditional townhouse hoped to give the space an entirely modern look, but some things were just too beautiful to change. For instance, the decorative plaster ceiling medallions may not fit into a classically modern aesthetic, but with the right pendant light, they blend seamlessly and contribute a lot of character to the space.