Painting the walls in a high contrast black and white stripe tricks the eye into seeing more light than the space actually has. The black and white motif is repeated in the kitchen cabinets with added subtle touches of brass via the light fixture and cabinet hardware. A corner L-shaped bench adds a pop vibrant kelly green that works perfectly with the wall art piece.
The dining area gives this communal space seating for six. The garage door adds function and character to the space, both allowing in natural light and giving a nod to the fact that this room was once a garage. To finish off the space, a brown geometric rug was added to define the dining area.
A black starburst light fixture is mounted into the coffered ceiling over this sleek wood dining table. Simple and stylish wood chairs line the side of the table with a orange chair adding a pastel accent at the end of the table. A bright royal blue rug with white pattern adds a bold color to liven up the design.
Designers brought color into the space by using the home's details. On the lower level, the home's front door welcomes guests into the space with a coat of sun yellow paint.
The living room flows easily into this dining area, both with the gorgeous backdrop of a Porter Teleo wallpaper accent wall. The simple arrangement and neutral palette of the dining table and chairs allows for the patterns in the living room to shine.
Being a communal space, ease of access and organized storage plays a big part in this design. Open shelving on either side of the vent-a-hood provides stylish storage of mugs and spices, while cabinets and shelves below add functional, stylish storage, putting kitchen necessities within a fingertip's reach.
A deep, royal blue sofa and tufted yellow coffee table stand out in this natural living room design. A pair of wood stools with baby blue seat tops are a unique seating addition. A natural and brown rug adds an interesting pattern below the furniture. Gray stone frames the fireplace finished with a white mantle. Color coordinated bookshelves compliment the bold furniture colors.
A dark navy accent wall provides a dramatic backdrop for the sophisticated style in this contemporary living room. The wall across from the sofa is covered with hand-painted Porter Teleo wallpaper. Throughout the space, layers of texture—a tile fireplace, glass and metal coffee table, Chinoiserie TV cabinet—bring depth and dimension. The rug is from Beni Ourain.
The light and bright look of this kitchen is given a bold contrast with the lower black cabinets. A white herringbone backsplash and Calcutta marble countertops give a luxurious finish to the design. A window fixed between the built in cabinetry brings natural light into the space. A stainless steel refrigerator rests in a fitted nook.
The polished concrete floor leads to the glass and steel garage door. These two elements are playful nods to the fact that this spacious, communal kitchen and dining area were previously a garage.
A marble herringbone backsplash separates the white marble countertops and built in white cabinetry. Lower black cabinets create a beautiful contrast to the white and echoes the thick black and white wall stripes. The black and white creates a light and dramatic look. Clear plastic chairs sit at the modern white dining table decorated with a bright orange bouquet.
The third wall in the communal kitchen is chock full of cabinets with stylish, brushed nickel door knobs and drawer pulls to help keep everything organized, while the commercial sized appliances give the space room to accommodate its many occupants.
The L-shaped tufted bench makes a vibrant statement against the bold, thick wall stripes in this breakfast nook. The kelly green coloring of the bench compliments the floral wall art mounted above. Clear plastic chairs are seated on the opposite side of a modern oval dining table. An orange floral centerpiece and brass light fixture finish the chic design.
Geometric pieces like the funky pendant lights and the diamond tile backsplash were a fun way to bring a modern touch to the home's industrial design.
White bookshelves with color coordinating book organization beautifully decorate the brown wall in this living room. A white mantel works with the white shelving for a cohesive look to the whole wall. A maze-like rug adds an interesting pattern under the furniture. A tufted yellow coffee table pops against the natural tones, highlighting the center of the room.
This black and white wall stripes create a bold background for this chic kitchen design. A corner L-shaped kelly green bench puts a vibrant pop of color in the room and works with the wall art above. Dark hardwood flooring allows the white elements to catch the light and shine in the design.