See Which Designer Spaces Won Over Our Pros

Our 2016 HGTV Faces of Design Awards features 72 stunning spaces created by the country's leading designers and architects, so selecting winners in each of the 12 categories was no small feat. With so many great designs, the voting was heated. Learn more about the award-winning spaces that wowed our editors.

Editors' Pick: Waterside Retreats

Rustic Patio with Fireplace

Rustic Patio with Fireplace

Fun details fill the house with personality, like the rope swing and fireplace on this covered porch and the round porthole-style window in the nearby library. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

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Chris Luker Photography

Offering sweeping views of Alabama's serene Smith Lake, this luxurious home effortlessly blends rustic with refined. From the smooth bluestone pavers to the stacked stone walls, the architects and designers, Bill Moore and Emory Ratliff, incorporated natural materials to tie the home to its picturesque locale. The organic materials continue inside where soaring ceilings, vaulted with rough-hewn wood beams, flood the living room with natural light.

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View of House Exterior From Lake

Set up on a small hill, the house commands great views of the lake. A bridge leads over to a private dock and boathouse. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

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Exterior Covered Patio and Lake View

The lake seems to start right at the edge of the patio, where long twin sofas and a roof overhead make it possible to enjoy the view rain or shine. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

Exterior Rustic Balcony With Lounge Chairs

Along the home's upper level stretches a generous balcony, wide enough to comfortably manage several seating areas, all offering sweeping lake views. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

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Rustic Patio with Fireplace

Fun details fill the house with personality, like the rope swing and fireplace on this covered porch and the round porthole-style window in the nearby library. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

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Neutral Rustic Family Room With Stone Chimney

To keep the open, airy feel of the living room, the ceiling reaches up two stories tall, with the rustic stone chimney getting pride of place at the head of the room. A large brown leather ottoman is a chic, efficient and durable coffee table. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

Neutral Country Kitchen With Copper Range Hood

A copper range hood and rust red herringbone backsplash give handsome panache to the kitchen. Slipcovered barstools are a comfortable, yet practical touch. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

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Neutral Rustic Foyer With Black Chandelier

Double doors swing back to reveal the foyer which takes rustic style in a graceful direction: The ceilings are exposed wood slats and the chandelier and sconce feature single antlers painted black. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

Gray Country Play Room With Bunk Beds

This play room is the stuff dreams are made of. Pale gray paneling and a soaring ceiling give the space a lighter-than-air feel and the bunk beds are delightful hidey holes with their own private curtains. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

Neutral Transitional Master Bedroom With Round Ottoman

In the grand master bedroom, floor-length curtains call attention to the sky-high ceilings. Lots of plush, rounded surfaces, like the ottomans, are an easy way to make a room comfortable as well as family friendly. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

Built-In Window Seat With Drawers

This window seat comes with tons of storage: drawers built in beneath the cushion and nooks just right for baskets. For an added bonus, pull off the accent pillows and the seat becomes a cozy bed. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff

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Editors' Pick: Countryside Escapes

Rustic Open Plan Kitchen With Exposed Beams

Rustic Open Plan Kitchen With Exposed Beams

The beautiful open plan kitchen keeps a neutral palette, but adds visual interest via unusual shapes and textures. The barstools echo coiled springs; the vaulted ceiling displays an underside of mixed wood exposed beams.

Photo by: Drew Kelly

Drew Kelly

Vaulted ceilings and reclaimed wood beams give this vacation home in Lake Tahoe, Calif., a rustic, lodge-inspired aesthetic. To balance the woodsy look, designer Antonio Martins mixed in plenty of playful details and eclectic furnishings that span styles from industrial to mid-mod.

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Contemporary Rustic Great Room With Firewood

The great room has the expansive feel of a cathedral and is filled with the same whimsically rustic style seen throughout the home. A bright yellow faux stag's head presides above the fireplace; a black X marks the spot in the center of the wood dining table.

Eclectic Living Room With Stacked Firewood

An eclectic mix of furniture fills the living room with personality. Huge cutouts in the wall near the fireplace turn stacked firewood into a striking visual display.

Neutral Rustic Contemporary Living Room With Red Rug

The living room takes on a global feel, with patterned pillows in black and neutral and a sprinkling of exotic accessories. A rug with blocks of red livens up the neutral space.

Rustic Open Plan Kitchen With Exposed Beams

The beautiful open plan kitchen keeps a neutral palette, but adds visual interest via unusual shapes and textures. The barstools echo coiled springs; the vaulted ceiling displays an underside of mixed wood exposed beams.

Eclectic Dining Room With Black Chairs

The dining room's enormous square table comfortably seats 12, the black leather dining chairs matching up with the bold X crisscrossing the tabletop. Overhead, an industrial chandelier sheds light on the scene.

Home Office With Striped Wallpaper

Brown and black-striped wallpaper gives dramatic flair to this workspace, especially when paired with the open shelves full of interesting accessories and artifacts. Positioned directly in front of the window, the desk takes full advantage of the view.

Rustic Attic Bedroom With Butterfly Chair

The sloped ceiling, textured wallcovering and platform beds of this attic bedroom evoke the feeling of sleeping in a tent, an especially luxurious one. Between the beds, open shelving stores books and displays colorful accessories. A butterfly chair takes advantage of the big window and pretty view.

Brown Bedroom With Swing Chair

A vintage game hung on the wall provides a splash of color in this dark brown bedroom. That whimsical tone is echoed by the bench suspended from the ceiling like a trapeze swing.

Contemporary Country Bathroom With Neon Sign

Chicken wire and metal make for a kitschy cool cabinet to store extra linens and supplies in the bathroom. A vintage sign with neon red lights is an energizing finishing touch.

White Rustic Bedroom With Antlers

The bed tucks neatly into a niche between two stacks of built-in shelves in this bedroom, a neat design move that saves floor space. Faux fur pillows, a rustic wood bench and antlers mounted above the bed all nod to the home's Lake Tahoe location.

Editors' Pick: Crazy for Color

Bursts of Color in Chic, Black Living Room

Bursts of Color in Chic, Black Living Room

A large window in white fills the living room with ample light and reflects off the black walls. Colorful art and furnishings help brighten and liven up the room.

Photo by: Mia Baxter Smail

Mia Baxter Smail

Designed by Sarah Wittenbraker, this home certainly doesn't shy away from a little color. From matte black wall paint in the home's main living area to a powder room papered in the saturated shades of Penguin Book covers, color is the design theme that ties the eclectic spaces together. Click through the photos below to see more of this home filled with happy hues.

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Bursts of Color in Chic, Black Living Room

A large window in white fills the living room with ample light and reflects off the black walls. Colorful art and furnishings help brighten and liven up the room.

Dramatic Living Room With Punches of Color

Black walls provide a clean slate to allow colorful art and furnishings to pop in the living room. An array of colors and patterns work together without appearing too busy.

Entry Features Chartreuse Buffet

A bright, chartreuse buffet and colorful area rug liven up the entryway. A pair of matching black and gold lamps add sleek style and contrast to the space.

Bright and Charming Breakfast Nook

A cheery yellow table centers the breakfast nook, with two built-in, cushioned banquettes on either end. A chunky wood stool offers an additional seat, and window shades block the sun when the space gets too bright.

Stylish Dining Room in Black

Color in the dining room can be found in the artwork, centerpiece and upholstered chairs. Black walls contrast beautifully with the white trim and ceiling.

Chic Family Room With Bright Green, Black and White Accents

Predominately black and white, this family room uses a pair of bright green and white end tables to liven up the space and add a splash of color.

Eclectic Colorful Powder Room With Book Cover Wallpaper

This bright and colorful Penguin book cover wallpaper injects a bold dose of whimsy, playfulness and carefree charm to this powder room. An arresting butterfly print captures all of the colors from the book covers. The warm wood vanity and mirror give the eye a place to rest amidst the dizzying array of color.

Eclectic Colorful Powder Room With Book Cover Wallpaper

Quirky, colorful book cover wallpaper makes a major statement in this small bathroom. Simple decor, like thin brass wall sconces, a wooden mirror and white marble vanity, balance the bold paperback pattern.

Editors' Pick: Bedrooms + Baths

Black and White Spa Bathroom With Geometric Floor

Black and White Spa Bathroom With Geometric Floor

This beautiful spa bathroom juxtaposes strong black-and-white patterns with splashes of color for a look that's sophisticated but not sterile.

From: Prairie

Photo by: Ryan Garvin

Ryan Garvin

With bold black-and-white floor tile, a slipper tub, a spacious walk-in shower and gold fixtures, what's not to like about this lovely loo? Designer Shannon Wilkins ensure that the adjacent (massive!) bedroom is a stunner, too. Browse the pics below to see what we mean.

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Eclectic Bedroom With Tan Sofa

The large bedroom has plenty of room for a seating area as well as the bed and nightstands. Overhead, a delicate chandelier adds an ethereal touch to the high-ceilinged space.

From: Prairie

White Eclectic Bedroom With Vaulted Ceiling

Ceilings that soar cathedral-high fill the bedroom with openness and light. The window and door trims add crisp punches of contrast and color.

From: Prairie

Black Dresser With Geometric Pattern

A white wall between two doors becomes an ideal backdrop for a beautiful carved dresser and striking black-and-white artwork.

From: Prairie

Black and White Spa Bathroom With Geometric Floor

This beautiful spa bathroom juxtaposes strong black-and-white patterns with splashes of color for a look that's sophisticated but not sterile.

From: Prairie

Black Spa Bathroom With White Towels

Black can feel like a scary choice on the wall, but it can actually make a space more intimate. This gorgeous bathroom uses the color brilliantly and turns it into a cool platform for crisp color contrasts like the white towels and pretty wood dresser.

From: Prairie

Twin Round Bathroom Mirrors and White Vanity

Brass fixtures and a large basket for towels add an element of warmth to the white vanity. Round mirrors over the sinks are another softening touch.

From: Prairie

Console Drop-Leaf Table and Stairs

Propping up photos or artwork on a table or shelf can be a nice way to include them in your home's decor, and they're easy to switch out when you're in the mood for something new.

From: Prairie

White Eclectic Bedroom With Pink Bedspread

In the bedroom, too, crisp white serves as the backdrop to layer on pretty colors and textures. The soft pink bedspread is a lovely combination with the tan leather sofa.

From: Prairie

Eclectic Living Room With Sloped Ceiling

The neutral shades of this living room's walls and sofas—white, gray and denim blue—become the perfect backdrop for vibrant artwork and interesting textures.

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Blue and White Living Room With Blue Sofa

There is storage galore in this grand living room where slate blue cabinets fill an entire wall. Another shade of blue decorates the sofa and books arranged by color are rainbow bright.

From: Prairie

Editors' Pick: Dramatic Transformations

Bright Spanish Style Bar

Bright Spanish Style Bar

A stone accent wall defines the bar area and adds natural texture. Moroccan-inspired pendant lights hang at eye-level for a cozy, bohemian effect that visually lowers the ceiling height. Blue-and-white Spanish style tile sets the tone for the rest of the house and the cool-hued bar.

Photo by: Tessa Neustadt

Tessa Neustadt

Wow — talk about a turnaround! Husband and wife team Wendy and Greg Blackband lightened, brightened and totally transformed this California home. Replacing its heavy Old World style with a fresh, eclectic look that seamlessly blends traditional, contemporary and global elements.

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Kitchen With Cherry Cabinets Before Beautiful Makeover

Before, cherry wood cabinetry, travertine tile floors and wood paneled ceilings made this kitchen look dark and dated. Transom windows don't blend in, awkwardly crammed between the cabinets and ceiling.

White Eat-In Kitchen With Modern Wooden Barstools

Transom windows blend in seamlessly, almost disappearing completely, thanks to a monochromatic color palette that unifies every element in this space. The island defines the kitchen from the rest of the open living area. Wooden barstools give the kitchen an organic-modern look.

Bright Transitional Kitchen With White Cabinetry

White paint transforms wood paneled ceilings to dramatically brighten and lift this open kitchen. The lines and texture of the wood still shine through, however, for a coastal look. A Persian rug gives the space a warm, homey feel to counterbalance the crisp white cabinets.

Great Room With Wood Paneling Before Major Transformation

Before, wood paneling and bulky, dark brown furniture made this great room feel dull and dark, not representative of the home's coastal location.

White And Blue Bohemian Coastal Living Room With Fireplace

Crisp white walls replace busy wood paneling for a refreshing, more modern look. Various types of seating, including a corner window seat, create an eclectic, cozy, comfy area for entertaining or relaxing with family. A ceiling-height wall niche houses stacked firewood, serving as both a practical and aesthetic element.

Neutral Coastal-Inspired Eclectic Living Room

Warm, sandy tones balance the stark white walls so the living room doesn't feel too cold. A single rustic wood beam serves as the mantel on the sleek, modern fireplace, creating a nice juxtaposition of rough and smooth.

Contemporary Tropical Dining Room Before Makeover

Before, this contemporary Balinese style dining room lacked color and interest. Wood paneled ceilings make the space feel short and dark, despite all the natural light.

Blue And White Eclectic Formal Dining Room

Marble-patterned wingback chairs at heads of the table bring drama and style to this dining room while also counterbalancing the pair of chandeliers. An eclectic mix of prints in complementing hues makes for a vibrant, cozy space. A large area rug defines the dining area.

Blue And White Eclectic Dining Room With Tall Wingback Chairs

Transom windows and tiered coco bead chandeliers draw attention to the tall ceilings, visually adding height to this dining room. Blue tie dye curtains inject some playfulness into this formal dining area. Tall wingback chairs command attention instead of being dwarfed by the lofty ceiling.

Eclectic Blue And White Dining Room With Tiered Shade Chandeliers

Tufted, cream-colored dining chairs make for a classic, elegant pairing with the double pedestal dining table. Tiered shade chandeliers hang low over the table to make the dining space feel cozy and intimate.

Dark Bar Before Transformation

Green countertops and dark wood, L-shaped cabinets were uninspiring and dated.

Bright Spanish Style Bar

A stone accent wall defines the bar area and adds natural texture. Moroccan-inspired pendant lights hang at eye-level for a cozy, bohemian effect that visually lowers the ceiling height. Blue-and-white Spanish style tile sets the tone for the rest of the house and the cool-hued bar.

Editors' Pick: Kid-tastic Spaces

Natural Wood Crib Makes Ombré Mountains Pop

Natural Wood Crib Makes Ombré Mountains Pop

This natural wood crib makes the mountains pop off the walls and helps to tie the room together. The faux fur bear hanging over the side of the crib lends to the feeling of the Alaskan tundra that inspired this space, while the yellow bird mobile adds a free-spirited feeling to this part of the room.

Photo by: Rebecca Zajac

Rebecca Zajac

Inspired by the serene nature and soft colors of the Alaskan wilderness, designer Rebecca Zajac layered this baby boy's nursery with faux-fur throws and richly stained wood accents. An ombre mural beautifully evokes the idea of mountains gently rolling in the distance.

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Alaskan Inspired Blue Ombré Mountain Nursery

This Alaskan inspired baby boy's nursery is the perfect blend of masculinity and elegance. The cool blues are calming, while natural wood furniture brings a rugged touch to the space. Faux fur details help bring the Alaskan design to life, while the chair and ottomans in the sitting area help to add texture to the space, creating a functional, elegant nursery perfect for little boys.

Natural Wood Crib Makes Ombré Mountains Pop

This natural wood crib makes the mountains pop off the walls and helps to tie the room together. The faux fur bear hanging over the side of the crib lends to the feeling of the Alaskan tundra that inspired this space, while the yellow bird mobile adds a free-spirited feeling to this part of the room.

Sitting Area Adds Texture in Ombré Mountain Nursery

In this corner of the space, a comfortable sitting area is positioned under the natural light of a large window. The high-armed chair and two ottomans make the perfect place for late night feedings and middle-of-the night wake up calls. All three of these pieces, with their unique fabrics, give the space lots of texture and help to complement the color and pattern of the Ombré mountains on the walls.

Modular Storage on Nursery Wall

The modular storage in this space is the perfect way to keep the room organized while displaying the little ones' prized possessions.

Built-In Toddler Bed Makes Nursery Functional for Toddler and Baby

With a crib and changing table on one side of the space, this built-in toddler bed adds a place for an older sibling to comfortably enjoy a new room with the new baby. Shelves on either side of the bed and drawers below add storage for toys and clothes, giving the big kid a corner of the room that is all his own.

Pictures of Baby Alaskan Animals Complete Ombré Mountain Nursery

To complete this space, designers added pictures of baby animals that are indigenous to Alaska, which was the inspiration for this elegant nursery.

Cream and Tan Chevron Rug in Alaskan Mountain Inspired Boy's Nursery

To continue the rugged design of this Alaskan mountain inspired nursery, designers added wood flooring to the space, but with a toddler and an infant around, they needed to create a softer landing for the homeowners' boys, so they added a great cream and tan chevron rug to the space.This rug remains true to the integrity of the design, while providing functionality, texture and comfort.

Editors' Pick: Great First Impressions

Asian Front Entryway With Elaborate Door Frame, Cobblestone Walkway and Large, Distressed Vases

Asian Front Entryway With Elaborate Door Frame, Cobblestone Walkway and Large, Distressed Vases

A cobblestone walkway leads to the decorative and distressed wood door frame opening up into the front yard of this home. A pair of large distressed vases frame the doorway complimenting the antiqued style of the decor.

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Designed by Gin Braverman, the entryway of this Houston area home takes its cues from Spanish-style architecture by incorporating stucco outer walls with doors leading to an inner courtyard. Covered with metal studs, the centuries-old wood doors are topped by a heavily carved entablature supported by corbels. A river rock pathway leads the way to the home's painted and equally ancient front doors.

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Asian Front Entryway With Elaborate Door Frame, Cobblestone Walkway and Large, Distressed Vases

A cobblestone walkway leads to the decorative and distressed wood door frame opening up into the front yard of this home. A pair of large distressed vases frame the doorway complimenting the antiqued style of the decor.

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Asian Front Door With Distressed Framework, Green Grate Design and Faded Red Coloring at Stone Front Porch

The front door draws the eye in the midst of the surrounding bright, white walls and smooth stone patio. The distressed wood door frame displays patches of faded red coloring for a weathered and antique finish. A collection of potted plants compliment the green grate design over the doors.

Contemporary Hallway With Artsy Shelf Display, Antique Double Doors and Black Stone Flooring

Black stone flooring leads into the living room and creates a bold contrast to the bright, white walls in the room. Antique double doors bring a beautiful rough texture to the room. Built in shelves in varying heights showcase an artistic display of framed photos and figurines adding personal style to the decor.

Contemporary Sitting Room With Square Tufted Chaise, Accent Asian Door and Built In Bookshelf

A square chaise is centered in this bright, contemporary room creating a stylish sitting space. A gold and black chandelier hangs above, popping against the white walls. A built in bookshelf faces a large, antiqued asian door adding color and accent to the room.

Spacious, Contemporary Living Room With Tall, Stone Fireplace Surround, Large Crescent Sofa and Warm Tone Pattern Rug

A bright patterned rug wakes up the design in this living room with vibrant red and orange tones. A large crescent sofa and matching circular chairs create seating surrounding the rug. The open floor space gives the room a spacious feel and draws the eye to the tall stone fireplace surround.

Decorative Patterned, Orange Asian Doorway With Latched Doorway Options and Matching Upper Panels

This dazzling, decorative doorway displays bold colors and pattern grabbing the attention against a white wall. Inner doors open to reveal a shaped doorframe, while a latch can be unhooked for a larger outer door option making this set up both useful and enjoyable. Upper panels match the warm design allowing this doorway to double as art.

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Contemporary Kitchen Featuring Stone Island, Floating Shelves, and Counters With Sliding Patio Door

Stone structures give a southwestern flair to this contemporary kitchen design. Gray stone is used to create an island, countertop with built in shelving, and floating shelves for a cohesive look and open storage. Natural light from the sliding door bounces off the black stone floor which creates a beautiful contrast to the bright white walls.

Unique Contemporary Dining Room With Large Asian Cabinet, Tall End Chairs and Dark Stone Floor

A large asian cabinet breaks up the white space of the wall and adds height and color to this stylish dining room design. The dark dining tabletop matches the neutral and black stone floor. White dining chairs pop against the dark details and tie in the white walls. Larger end chairs with tall backs give dimension to the table. A glass bulb chandelier finishes the fashionable design.

Editors' Pick: Kitchen + Dining

Sleek, Midcentury Modern Kitchen

Sleek, Midcentury Modern Kitchen

A modern, minimalist and midcentury-style kitchen with natural materials. The homeowner loves white and initially wanted an all-white kitchen. But because she feared that it would be hard to maintain with her two kids, she went with natural walnut cabinets instead, along with a few white cabinets and white countertops. “This way she would not have to feel as though her kitchen had to be in perfect condition,” says designer Kristianne Watts.

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Chipper Hatter

Designer Kristianne Watts relied on the natural color and textures of wood and stone to create this sleek, open-concept kitchen and dining space. The rich, deep hue of natural walnut warms up the cabinets, while a honed marble backsplash and quartz countertops brighten the space.

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Sleek, Midcentury Modern Kitchen

A modern, minimalist and midcentury-style kitchen with natural materials. The homeowner loves white and initially wanted an all-white kitchen. But because she feared that it would be hard to maintain with her two kids, she went with natural walnut cabinets instead, along with a few white cabinets and white countertops. “This way she would not have to feel as though her kitchen had to be in perfect condition,” says designer Kristianne Watts.

Midcentury Modern Kitchen Features Walnut Cabinets

This streamlined kitchen design features beautiful walnut cabinets, Silestone countertops and light hardwood flooring. A small island in the center provides a place to enjoy breakfast.

Midcentury Modern Kitchen with Stainless Range and Walnut Cabinetry

This minimalist kitchen design features beautiful walnut cabinets, Silestone countertops and light hardwood flooring. A marble backsplash in a subway design is bright and cheery against the natural cabinets.

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Walk-In Pantry

A sliding walnut door keeps the pantry hidden when it's not in use.

Chic, Midcentury Modern Dining Room

Adjacent to the kitchen, the dining area projects chic, midcentury style. Light hardwood flooring connects all the living spaces together.

Minimalist Dining Room and Patio

Accordion glass doors open up to the patio from the dining room, seamlessly connecting the spaces to each other.

Stylish, Midcentury Modern Living Room

A graphic blue rug covers the floor space and adds visual interest to the living room. Midcentury modern furnishings create an elegant space to gather with friends and family before and/or after dinner.

Editors' Pick: Pattern + Texture

Covered, Outdoor Lounge

Covered, Outdoor Lounge

There's ample space to lounge around in this covered, outdoor living space. Cushioned furniture makes the space extra comfy and perfect for drinking cocktails.

Photo by: Jason Wolcott

Jason Wolcott

(This is a People's Pick Winner, too!) Designed by Elaina Myers and Susanna Samaniego, this open-air living space features an easy-breezy feel and plenty of texture via rattan furniture, block-printed fabrics and a wood-slat ceiling. Forming the heart of a Balinese boutique hotel, the spacious pavillion provides a place for guests to gather for meals, enjoy a cocktail or just relax. Browse the photos below to see how Elaina and Susanna incorporated global patterns into their tropical design.

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Backyard View of Pool & Lounge Area

The infinity pool and lounge area feel like a secluded paradise in the backyard of the villa. Pavers create a checkered design that is framed by two blooming trees.

Outdoor, Coastal Living Space

The partially covered outdoor living area offers shade and sunlight, whichever you prefer.

Comfy Sofa in Covered, Outdoor Lounge

A plethora of pillows and a big cushion top the wooden sofa featured in this outdoor living space. Matching wood furniture creates a cohesive design that is fresh, chic and positively coastal.

Covered, Outdoor Lounge

There's ample space to lounge around in this covered, outdoor living space. Cushioned furniture makes the space extra comfy and perfect for drinking cocktails.

Coastal Outdoor Lounge & Bar

Imagine yourself relaxing by the pool in this outdoor lounge. Complete with a bar and plenty of cushioned seating, you'll want to spend most of the warmer months right in this spot.

Outdoor Bar and Lounge

Stay cool during the hotter months by enjoying this covered bar and outdoor lounge. You have the option to keep the shade rolled up or down, depending on how much sunlight you're craving.

Bright & Airy Bedroom With Black and White Patterned Accents

Ooh-la-la! This dreamy bedroom design plays with black and white in different patterned throw pillows and framed artwork.

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Tranquil, Coastal Bedroom

Natural light streams through to add to the relaxing vibe of this coastal bedroom. Crisp white linens pair with a floral navy blue and pink throw that matches the lumbar pillow. Twin lamps and shades with warm wood trim complete the design.

Tropical Powder Room With Cove Lighting

Complete with a floating vanity, cove lighting and a tropical accent wall, the powder room will make you feel like you've escaped on an exotic vacation.

Paradise in the Backyard

Dreaming of paradise? This backyard offers just that. An infinity edge pool and plenty of room to lounge, this spot is the perfect place to host pool parties.

Editors' Pick: Posh Public Spaces

Glamorous, Feminine Nail Salon Work Stations

Glamorous, Feminine Nail Salon Work Stations

The workspace in this salon is symmetrical. In the center of the space, white modern nail booths sit in a line. At each of these, a gold Midcentury Modern chair provides customers with a comfortable place to sit. Above each booth is a modern white light fixture with gold interior, accenting the glamour of the space. On either side of the nail booths, four cream armchairs sit in front of pedicure booths, making the space feel even more relaxing. The gold fixtures in the space give the salon floor touches of glam, while the colors of the seating adds to the feminine vibe of the space.

Photo by: Nick Pironio

Nick Pironio

With a trendy and oh-so-feminine color palette of cream, blush and gold, this nail salon, designed by M.A. Allen, is unabashedly glamorous. But this space doesn't just look good, it's hard-working, too. Multiple mani-pedi stations ensure that several patrons can be served at once, all while comfortably sinking into the salon's plush upholstery. Click on the photos below to see more of M.A.'s award-winning design.

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Glamorous, Feminine Nail Salon Work Stations

The workspace in this salon is symmetrical. In the center of the space, white modern nail booths sit in a line. At each of these, a gold Midcentury Modern chair provides customers with a comfortable place to sit. Above each booth is a modern white light fixture with gold interior, accenting the glamour of the space. On either side of the nail booths, four cream armchairs sit in front of pedicure booths, making the space feel even more relaxing. The gold fixtures in the space give the salon floor touches of glam, while the colors of the seating adds to the feminine vibe of the space.

Cream Chairs and Gold and Brown Stools Complement Feminine Design

The pedicure booths are just as elegant as the reception area. With large, lush, cream chairs and blush and cream accent pillows, this space fits perfectly with the feminine design of the space. Padded brown and gold stools give technicians a comfortably place to sit, while still fitting the glamorous and elegant design vision of the space.

Glamorous Pedicure Booths in Boutique Salon

In the main room of the salon, six pedicure booths line the space. Each one of them is complete with a comfortable chair for patrons, a deep soaking basin, a modern tray and an elegant stool for the technician. Golden accents pepper the space, giving each booth a touch of glitz and glam.

Blush and Cream Transitional Nail Salon

This upscale salon has a transitional design that is girly and glamorous. The blush and cream palette makes the space feel soft and feminine, while the gold accents add a touch of glam to the rooms. Vintage details such as the white chandelier add personality to the space. 

Elegant Reception Area at Paintbar

The soft design in the reception area makes the space feel lush and elegant. Two over-sized, plush velvet chairs give customers a comfortable place to sit while they wait for their appointments. The pink and white patterned rug ties the space together, while gold accents add a glamorous touch.

Modern Shelf Offers Personality and Storage

In the manicure section of this chic, boutique salon, fingernail polish is displayed on an eye-catching modern shelf. The piece adds personality to the space, while also providing the perfect place for showing off beautiful colors. 

Modern Stools and Bar Give Patrons a Place to Let Their Nails Dry

While patrons wait for their nails to dry, then can enjoy the views outside the Paintbar salon. A glass wall lets in plenty of natural light into the space and allows patrons to see outside the salon. A modern bench provides a place to dry wet nails, while modern stools give patrons placed to sit.

Built-In Case Makes for Easy Color Display

Designers added a built-in case for the salon to easily and clearly display all their nail color options.

From: M.A. Allen and M.A. Allen

Editors' Pick: Big City Digs

Chic Transitional Bathroom With Classic Wainscoting

Chic Transitional Bathroom With Classic Wainscoting

Traditional wainscoting juxtaposes against the abstract wallpaper for a cool, transitional look. A large round mirror is highlighted in gold and sits above a classic pedestal sink.

Photo by: Michael J. Lee

Michael J. Lee

(This is a People's Pick Winner, too!) Filled with light, this Boston brownstone wowed HGTV fans and editors alike with designer Jennifer Glickman's mix of classic and contemporary details. From the eclectic living room, filled with one-of-a-kind finds, to the playful powder room and the home's sleek kitchen, each space feels sophisticated, but not stiff, and perfectly personalized.

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Eclectic Living Room is Full of Light

Large windows dressed in elegant gray curtains provide tons of natural light to this eclectic living room. A pair of striped wingback chairs get the prime window spot, but are paired with a comfortable gray sofa, stacking coffee tables that provide extra surface space when needed and a fun mix of accessories and art.

Eclectic Living Room Full of Patterns

Mirrored coffee tables edged in glamorous gold center this eclectic living room. The stacking tables provide extra surface space when entertaining. A contemporary gray sofa is decorating with throw pillows in a mix of patterns.

Eclectic Living Space is Functional, Stylish

Making the most of every nook, the space around the staircase doubles as as sitting area and office. The Asian-inspired secretary house decorative items, but pulls down as a simple desk that combines with a cowhide armchair. Black-and-white abstract art makes a bold statement on the creamy white walls, while a more traditional area rug grounds the space.

Transitional Dining Room in Boston Brownstone

Plaid settees bring country charm to the sleek wood-and-glass dining table, while an abstract chandelier adds a contemporary note. Built-in cabinets provide much-needed storage for dishes, glassware and entertaining pieces.

Black-and-White Chef's Kitchen is Family Friendly

Black cabinets and drawers make a striking contrast against the white walls and kitchen island. Classic architectural details, like elegant columns and crown molding, combine with contemporary elements, such as the bubble pendant lights, to create a transitional chef's kitchen that is truly the heart of the home.

Chic Transitional Bathroom With Classic Wainscoting

Traditional wainscoting juxtaposes against the abstract wallpaper for a cool, transitional look. A large round mirror is highlighted in gold and sits above a classic pedestal sink.

Traditional Bedroom With Soothing Neutral Palette

Symmetry is key in this classical designed bedroom with a hint of nautical theme. The slipcovered bed is flanked by matching sconces and sage green nightstands. Gingham curtains add to the traditional look, and a curved sofa is the perfect spot to relax.

Nautical-Inspired Bedroom is Classic

Fabric wallcoverings add subtle texture to this nautical-inspired bedroom. A slipcovered bed is accented with gingham and striped pillows, while a round mirror above bounces light around the room.

Dreamy Girl's Bedroom in Soft Purple

A leopard-print area rug grounds this eclectic girl's bedroom, while starry wallpaper adds style overhead. Traditional bunk beds dressed in pretty whites take up less floor space and still provide the lady of the room space for sleepovers.

Eclectic Girls' Bedroom is Dream-Like

Graphic-printed wallpaper makes a dramatic statement in this dreamy girls' bedroom. A tufted headboard and footboard pair with sleek woods and whimsical bedding, perfectly mixing traditional and contemporary styles. The pink cushioned window seat is topped with pretty printed pillows.

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Contemporary Style Bar with Zinc Top

Contemporary Style Bar with Zinc Top

This stylish bar features a zinc counter and back lit onyx. The nailhead details on the barstools brings a contemporary flair to the space. Overhead pendant lights give the space light and added style.

Photo by: Erika Bierman

Erika Bierman

A home bar to rival most restaurant bars? Yes, please! Designer Kristine Paige Kamenstein made this entertaining space truly unique with a fully-stocked bar that features a stunning backlit white onyx wall and anti-bacterial zinc countertop. Adjacent to the bar are a pool table and plush seating area so guests can relax while sipping a cocktail.

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A Room with a Pool Table and Games Area is the Perfect Place to Entertain

Guests can relax in this dedicated game room. The room is a blend of contemporary and traditional styles with a rich color palette. The neutal color walls and dark floors create a clean, bright look to the space. The large bay windows offer plenty of natural light to the entire room.

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Window Seat Next to Games Table

There's plenty of natural light to read on this plush window seat. Watch friends and family play a game of cards on the contemporary style gaming table.

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Contemporary Entertainment Room with Pool Table

Entertain guests with style in this contemporary entertainment room featuring a pool table and bar.

Photo By: Erika Bierman

Contemporary Style Bar with Zinc Top

This stylish bar features a zinc counter and back lit onyx. The nailhead details on the barstools brings a contemporary flair to the space. Overhead pendant lights give the space light and added style.

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Photo By: Erika Bierman

Art Deco Style Screening Room

Custom seating in this home theater will help you relax while catching the latest movie. The chairs and sofa feature cup holders so you can keep you drinks safe during the show.

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Art Deco Style Screening Room

This screening room features custom carpeting, sofas and ceiling lights to provide a luxurious, relaxing environment.

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