Stone tabletops can include marble, quartz composite or cast stone. Stone is durable but can be porous and can absorb stains easily. “Depending on how it’s made, it can chip or crack,” said Ms. Hirschhaut, and once that happens, it can be tough or impossible
Solid wood is a classic material because it is durable and easy to repair. Pine, acacia, mango and teak are popular, less expensive options. “Solid wood is the most popular, though it’s often the most expensive
In the dining room of this condominium in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood, design firm Vincere used Holly Hunt’s Great Plains window sheers to bring a soft glow to the space and create a neutral backdrop for the room’s Asian-inspired elements.
As for lighting, I prefer warm, non-directional dimmable light such as cove light or from under a nightstand, and I hide outlets so the design isn't interrupted. I use artwork as an accessory to complement the overall design. And accessories like a carafe, a tray
After looking through the collection, we pulled together five ways you can bring style, energy, relaxation or a mix of all three to a living room.
A comfortable banquette is always the best seat in the house. I love that it is a casual spot for breakfast, a working lunch or large family dinner. This built-in is located right next to the balcony for optimal exterior views.
Wallpaper is a transformative way to create a statement in a room. This deGournay wallpaper with 12-carat white gold and aluminum accents is striking and serves as the foundation of the room, but its neutral colors allow for the freedom to add accent colors such
The tanks from these toilets are stored behind the wall, saving all that space they usually take up in a room. These inches play an important role because there are requirements for how much space there should be in front of and around the commode.
This contemporary bathroom is spacious and gorgeous. But what I really love is the thoughtful idea of covering the medicine cabinet door with a piece of grainy walnut that complements the floating vanity to add just the right additional scoop of warmth.
The panel drapery and roman valances frame the home's views and continue the color palette used throughout the open living area.