Wallpaper is used sparingly and to maximum effect, highlighting the fireplace and creating a focal point in this contemporary, urban living room. White walls bring a gallery-like feel that shows off the modern art, while a curvaceous leather chaise invites relaxation and conversation.
A glam, yet comfortable family room occupies the middle floor of this contemporary New York apartment. A taupe accent wall brings added depth and warmth to the room, where colorful accents and a play of textures set the tone for a laid-back space. A built-in bar reflects light.
Instead of an accent wall, the designers used this deep, saturated hue on every wall of this narrow study, enveloping its occupants in warmth and coziness. The result is luxurious and sensual, inviting everyone who enters to read, relax or enjoy intimate conversation.
Marble abounds in this luxurious and dramatic master bath. White marble sheathes the walls, while darker marble tiles adorn the floor and the cozy-yet-grand bathing niche. A freestanding tub teams with dual sinks and separate shower to create an indulgent retreat in space-starved New York City.
Darker cabinetry is striking against the pale wood floors in this contemporary kitchen and dining space. A papered accent wall draws the eye to the dining table, which offers a variety of seating options. The long kitchen island adds space for more guests to perch for dining or chatting with the cook.
The custom artwork in this neutral, contemporary living space draws the eye to the fireplace, which becomes a focal point thanks to the wallpaper detail. A mirror above the mantel visually extends the space and reflects light from the tall windows.
This contemporary New York apartment has mostly white walls, but in the family room, an earth-tone accent wall adds warmth. Sleek furnishings and modern art give the space a luxurious feel, while plush pillows and soft seating keep the overall vibe comfy and livable.
Tall doors and windows usher loads of light into this contemporary New York living room. A papered accent wall creates a focal point behind the fireplace, while the standard ceiling height turns this room into a cozy cocoon off the wide open, two-story great room beyond.
The design team's goal was to create a bedroom that refreshes the mind at the end of a long day and serves as a blank slate at the start of a new day. They achieved it with soft, neutral hues and plush textures, giving the space a luxurious, restful feel. A sitting area takes advantage of the room's generous footprint, and custom draperies add privacy while showing off the room's architectural details.
A petite desk takes advantage of a sunny corner in this contemporary urban home. Soft gray walls are neutral, yet warm. An architectural drawing adds graphic interest on the wall above the desk.
The nursery in this urban home is the height of upscale baby chic, with a restrained, neutral palette, whimsical art and an emphasis on architectural detail. Pale wood floors and pale walls create a restful space for a young child, while unadorned windows allow in loads of natural light, giving the room a cheerful vibe.
Modern metallic artwork defines this bedroom seating area, which takes advantage of the New York home's roomy dimensions. Arched windows can be covered by draw draperies for privacy or left wide open for users to enjoy the view.
This spacious, contemporary bedroom has a dreamy feel, with a soft upholstered bed and sheer draperies that puddle on the floor. A papered gray accent wall draws attention to the dramatic black-and-white artwork, which complements the rug, bench and pillows, forming a thread that draws the eye through the space.
Height and symmetry bring drama to this contemporary vignette, which uses texture and line to pack a visual punch. Contemporary artwork is hung in a vertical arrangement, emphasizing the room's height. White walls give the space a clean, modern feel.
Mod seating options face a striking focal wall in this wide open, contemporary living space. White walls create a gallery-style backdrop that makes the tufted blue sofa and modern paintings pop. Sleek black benches provide extra seating in the conversation area, which is anchored by a neutral rug. Wood for the fireplace doubles as art and adds a touch of irony to the distinctly urban space.
High ceilings, an exposed stairwell and a wide open floor plan create a living area loaded with interesting architectural detail. White walls show off two modern paintings, stacked above the mantel to emphasize the room's height and add maximum drama. A deep blue velvet sofa shares the paintings' dominant hue, creating a color story that pulls the eye through the space.
Nailhead detailing on the sleek upholstered bed is dainty and elegant, setting the overall tone for this transitional urban bedroom. A papered accent wall draws attention to the bed, which is dressed with crisp, hotel-style bedding. Arched windows add architectural detail and frame the city view.