A simple breakfast bar is a must for a kitchen that wants to double as a gathering place. Natural wood all around gives this kitchen a bit of a rustic bent. The hexagonal shelving are a little bit playful but still functional. When a dining table is attached to a kitchen countertop, two rooms can take up the space of one.
Perhaps more than any other room in the house, the bathroom is a private retreat. It is a place where we perform important daily rituals and where we take the time to truly indulge ourselves with the wonderful luxury of solitude. The bathrooms collected here use their own design elements but have the luxury factor in common. The bathroom is not a place to skimp and none of these designs do.
This expansive kitchen leaves plenty of room for a large and comfortable breakfast nook. The deeply colored glossy wood is enveloping while large windows open up into nature for a unique, charming experience. Of course, you don’t need an enormous kitchen to reap the benefits of a breakfast nook. Here, a little splash of sunny yellow and a couple of stools make for the perfect place to start the morning.A highly modern take on the breakfast nook, the pattern on the bench cushions is eye catching while plenty of natural light sets the scene for a beautiful morning.
A contemporary atmosphere is hidden in the details. For an exhilarating effect,choose an open canopy bed to go with your large windows. This way the light can flow freely and flood every corner of the room without interruption, just like the example above, designed by Cleare Interiors.
Feminine living rooms are cute, inviting and soft like no other, whatever style you choose. By the way, the most popular styles are vintage, modern, Scandinavian, rustic and just glam. As for colors, pastels, purple, red and metallic shades create a cool feminine look. If you don't like these ideas, you can try neutrals with a couple of pastel touches. As for furniture, sofas, chairs, coffee table and ottomans are the most important items for rocking in this space. I'd like to include lamps on the list because they often create an ambience. Let's take a closer look at the units.
In the spirit of highly individual design, the 'Be Yourself' contest, brainchild of industry leaders, challenged visualizers to create the ultimate bathroom. This concept by Deluxe Home Creation Studio was the viewer's favorite and it's not difficult to see why. However, starting with images of grandeur is not such a bad idea. Even for a personal/residential project it is possible to gain inspiration from images such as these and scale them down to fit comfortably within standard spaces, keeping elements such as a simple water feature or simulated rain shower as part of the fundamental ideal.
Grey is one of the most popular basic colors that is easy to mix and match and is great for every space. But a grey living room can look too boring and impersonal and adding different hues of greens to it, makes a whole lot of difference. Various shades of green make the space cooler, bolder, fresher and much more eye-catching. Green reminds of natural world around us, and it's perfect if you want to create a fall or a spring mood.
Back in the days, wealthy people would add their luxuriously carved canopy beds to the will, leaving their beloved dreamland to be enjoyed and admired by future generations. Now, we get to enjoy past examples and contribute our own designs to the history of this fascinating bed.
The eye can't help but be drawn to the pretty pastel wall art in this living room. You don't even miss the TV. A cool, neutral color palette keeps this living room simply chic. An area rug is one thing, but painting an entire section of wall in a contrasting color really drives home the point that this living room is separate from the rest of the home.
The bedroom; one of the most sacred rooms of the house and one of the rooms where we spend the most time (even if it's to merely sleep). It can also be one of the few room where you can design and decorate it to meet your particular tastes, and not have to worry what Tom, Dick and Harry thinks, as they'll never see it. For couples, there needs to be a balance, a juggling act, sacrificing personal extremes and coming to an agreement on a design that works for both.