You Voted, Now Meet Your Winning Picks of HGTV Faces of Design

More than 1,000 of the nation's leading designers and architects submitted their best work for our HGTV Faces of Design Awards. From countryside escapes to big city digs, our competition showcased the best of the best, all vying for your vote.

And, vote you did! HGTV fans cast more than 850,000 votes and chose the following designers as the cream of the crop. Take a peek at their breathtaking photos, and learn more about their award-winning designs.

Judges' Choice Overall Winner + People's Pick: Countryside Escapes

Rustic Meets Contemporary Master Bedroom

Rustic Meets Contemporary Master Bedroom

Barnwood flows from the ceiling to the wall behind the contemporary, canopy bed, creating a warm, rustic backdrop to the master bedroom. Across from the bed is a stacked stone fireplace with a chunky wood mantel, the ideal focal point. A white flokati rug adds lightness and softness to the space.

Photo by: Audrey Hall

Audrey Hall

Rustic yet refined, this mountain hideaway makes greige look oh-so good! Wowing both our panel of judges and HGTV fans, architect Jerry Locati's luxe-meets-livable design checked everyone's boxes. With weathered wood-clad walls, a soaring ceiling and a stacked-stone fireplace, the home's master bedroom makes it easy to see why Jerry's design swept the competition.

Guest Bedroom is Welcoming, Rustic

Guest Bedroom is Welcoming, Rustic

Rustic wood creates twin bunk beds, perfect for overnight guests. Drawers at the bottom blend seamlessly into the design, while providing storage. Pillows featuring closeup shots of mountain animals brings a whimsical vibe to the space.

Photo by: Audrey Hall

Audrey Hall

But the master suite isn't the only room where form meets function; the kids' room packs a lot of style into these space-saving bunk beds. Clad in weathered wood, they continue the home's woodsy vibe, while a custom steel ladder adds a bit of industrial style. Clever drawers under the bottom bunk and a polished wood dresser ensure there's plenty of storage for overnight guests.

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Rustic Meets Contemporary Master Bedroom

Barnwood flows from the ceiling to the wall behind the contemporary, canopy bed, creating a warm, rustic backdrop to the master bedroom. Across from the bed is a stacked stone fireplace with a chunky wood mantel, the ideal focal point. A white flokati rug adds lightness and softness to the space.

Elegant Master Bedroom Mixes Rustic and Contemporary Styles

The stacked stone fireplace with chunky wood mantel is a dramatic focal point in this rustic, contemporary master bedroom. The barnwood ceiling and branch-inspired chandelier juxtapose against the sleek, contemporary canopy bed, while a flokati rug adds softness and style underfoot.

Eclectic Living Room has Rustic Vibe

An eclectic mix of furniture is paired with weathered woods to create a rustic, welcoming living room. Floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors blends the indoors space with the outdoor patio.

Guest Bedroom is Welcoming, Rustic

Rustic wood creates twin bunk beds, perfect for overnight guests. Drawers at the bottom blend seamlessly into the design, while providing storage. Pillows featuring closeup shots of mountain animals brings a whimsical vibe to the space.

Contemporary Master Bathroom With Black-and-White Palette

Long, rectangular gray tiles ground this contemporary black-and-white bathroom. Sleek black cabinets are accented by gleaming chrome hardware and marbled gray countertops. The tub features the same facade, creating a consistent look and the perfect spot to relax.

Cottage-Inspired Bathroom has Plenty of Storage

Floor-to-ceiling cabinets provide much-needed storage in this light and bright bathroom. Dark gray countertops create an elegant contrast, while a chic sink with a trio of curved faucets takes center stage.

People's Pick: Waterside Retreats

Lakeside Kitchen and Living Space

Lakeside Kitchen and Living Space

The architect created a tall, grand space for the living and kitchen space. To make the tall space feel cozy, all ceiling planes were covered with barn board and reclaimed beams. Those materials are repeated again on the island, wrapping around the base. To anchor the kitchen, large lanterns were brought in as a way to define the kitchen area and fill the volume.

Photo by: James R. Salomon Photography

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Designed by Kristina Crestin, this cabin-style charmer features reclaimed materials throughout to give the new construction a substantial, been-here-forever feel. In the open kitchen and living room, barnwood and reclaimed timber beams add architectural interest to the soaring space, while a window seat overlooking the lake brings in the cozy.

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Lakeside Camp Exterior

The back side of the camp overlooks the lake, providing a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the outdoors.

Photo By: James R. Salomon Photography

Lakeside Camp Entry

To enhance the vaulted ceiling in the entry, reclaimed beams and barn board were added. To balance that textural warmth, the V-groove below has a warm grey wash on it, and dark charcoal on the doors and windows adds lovely contrast. Repeating that same desire for contrast, the lighting is bronze and iron tones, topping off with a mirrored star in the vaulted area.

Photo By: James R. Salomon Photography

Tall, Rustic Fireplace in Cozy Living Room

The architect created a tall, grand space for the living room. To make the tall space feel cozy, all ceiling planes were covered with barn board and reclaimed beams. What really makes this space amazing is the massive fireplace, anchoring the room. With all those natural tones, the client didn't want the space to be all neutral, so a colorful rug became the starting point to build the palette, bringing in green chairs for fun.

Lakeside Kitchen and Living Space

The architect created a tall, grand space for the living and kitchen space. To make the tall space feel cozy, all ceiling planes were covered with barn board and reclaimed beams. Those materials are repeated again on the island, wrapping around the base. To anchor the kitchen, large lanterns were brought in as a way to define the kitchen area and fill the volume.

Photo By: James R. Salomon Photography

Lakeside Living Room With Reclaimed Wood Beams

The architect created a tall, grand space for the living room. Splashes of color in the furnishings and accessories work well with the neutral palette. The use of the reclaimed beams truly showed off the artistry of the builder, Ron. Knowing that the reclaimed beams would be a focal point, designer Kristina Crestin brought in a dark door and window sashes to add a bit more dimension.

Photo By: James R. Salomon Photography

Lakefront Kids Bedroom Features Built-In Wood Bunk Beds

A classic color palette of red, white and blue, this lakefront kids room suits boys and girls alike. Built-in wood bunk beds flank the custom staircase that leads to the top bunks and provides needed storage.

Built-In Bunk Beds With Storage

Room to sleep is plentiful in this kids bedroom. Multiple built-in bunk beds offer storage underneath the bottom beds as well as the steps leading to the top bunk beds. A patriotic color scheme adds a fresh, coastal vibe to the space.

Wooden Ladder & Bright Red Chair in Lakefront Kids Room

A long wooden ladder is used as decor to enhance this coastal-themed kids room. A bright red chair and an American Red Cross framed print complete the design.

Guest Bedroom With Queen and Twin Bed

A clever use of a small footprint, designer Kristina Crestin came up with the idea to put a queen sized bed together with a twin bunk bed, thinking a family could fit into the small space. To the right of the queen bed, a closet holds essential storage. Black pipe fittings provide a safety component to the twin bed, but also add a little industrial flair.

A budget-friendly pine V-groove in a semi opaque wash on a warm grey was chosen for the walls so they wouldn't compete with the barn board ceiling.


The guest room was a great space to have a little fun, pairing some fun, white animal heads with a found vintage chair. Layering elements to add to the story of the space.

Guest Bathroom With Reclaimed Wood Vanity

To add some variation to the guest bath, the designers chose a chartreuse green tile color for the shower space and paint color for the sink room. For some warmth and age, barn board was used on the ceiling, and a local maker built the cart that serves as the vanity.

A pop of light turquoise coordinates so well with the chartreuse. Above the faucets are bypassing medicine cabinets that also have electrical in them, hiding toiletries and adding more storage.

People's Pick: Crazy for Color

Modern House with Indoor-Outdoor Emphasis

Modern House with Indoor-Outdoor Emphasis

Tri-level decks make the most of this California home's outdoor space while adding living area for a modern family. Sliding glass doors on the top floor, pocket doors in the center and a roll-up garage door at ground level are flexible and fit with the home's unique, modern architecture. The bold pink, yellow and teal color palette reflects the fun personality of the owners.

Photo by: Cesar Rubio

Cesar Rubio

Designers Ross Levy and Michael Ageno certainly aren't afraid of a little color. They gave this formerly monochromatic California home a big dose of personality with punches of sunny yellow and look-at-me hot pink. But the saturated shades don't stop on the outside — check out the photos below to see how they made color king indoors, as well.

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Gray and Yellow Modern Home Exterior

Origionally, the owners of this modern California home opted for a monochromatic grey facade. However, to show their personality and accent the double canted roof, they decided to add a pop of yellow at the front and sides. Board form concrete comprises the base of the structure, which is left exposed rather than painted.

Modern House with Indoor-Outdoor Emphasis

Tri-level decks make the most of this California home's outdoor space while adding living area for a modern family. Sliding glass doors on the top floor, pocket doors in the center and a roll-up garage door at ground level are flexible and fit with the home's unique, modern architecture. The bold pink, yellow and teal color palette reflects the fun personality of the owners.

Roof Deck of Modern California Home

The rooftop deck of this modern California home overlooks a stunning view. Colorful outdoor chairs tie in with the home's multicolored exterior, which features shades of pink, yellow and teal. Modern metal rails provide unobstructed views of the surrounding hills.

Scandinavian Modern Living and Dining Room

Oak flooring continues onto one wall and wraps the ceiling in this open, airy living room with Scandinavian modern flair. The large, multipurpose space opens onto an elevated deck for indoor-outdoor living. Furniture and finishes are neutral, but modern artwork and accessories provide punches of color.

Loft-Style Living Space with Lots of Light

This high-ceilinged, open concept space flows freely from front to back, with an oak accent wall and ceiling treatment delineating the living and dining areas from the kitchen. The loft-style space was designed for entertaining.

Open Concept Kitchen with Barstool Swings

The swings-as-barstools idea in this modern kitchen came from the family's travels – they saw similar swings in a bar and never forgot them. The kitchen was designed to be a fun space for the parents, their kids and their friends. Since they often entertain, the goal was to make the kitchen and living room one open, flexible space with an airy feel and a strong connection to the outdoor view.

Modern Master Bedroom with Outdoor Connection

This modern master bedroom opens onto a deck with pocket doors that fold away and create the illusion of being outside. The couple opted for sleek, low furnishings that emphasize the room's high ceilings. White walls and pale oak floors provide a neutral backdrop for art and accents that add layers of color and texture to the space.

Master Bathroom with Clean, Open Shower

The master bath in this modern home features doors that open directly to a back deck, with wood privacy barriers on the deck outside. The husband, an avid surfer, wanted to feel as if he were showering outdoors, with a strong connection to the California landscape. A play of texture and color creates a calming space to take solace and pause.

Modern Bath with Bold Octopus Wallpaper

Graphic octopus wallpaper adorns this powder room, making a strong statement in black and white. Modern fixtures are clean and minimal, allowing the whimsical wallpaper to serve as the room's focal point. A pop of red stands out as an accent.

Modern Kids Bathroom with Blue, Orange Accents

This fun kids bathroom is bursting with color and pattern. Eye-popping hues of complementary blue and orange set the tone for a fun, creative space kids are sure to love. Meanwhile, clean white walls, floors and cabinets allow the colorful accents to steal the show.

People's Pick: Bedrooms + Baths

Sophisticated Sitting Area in Master Bedroom

Sophisticated Sitting Area in Master Bedroom

Simply elegant, a canopy bed is the centerpiece of this expansive master bedroom. The sitting area pairs a linen sofa with a tufted ottoman and wingback chair for a cozy, relaxing spot to read a book or sit and chat. Two area rugs help to define the separate areas of the space.

Photo by: Julie Soefer Photography

Julie Soefer Photography

A dreamy color palette + plush, sink-right-in textures = a restrful retreat in this master suite designed by Marie Flanigan. A softly painted French Provincial canopy bed anchors one end of the space, while the spacious seating area is an irresistible spot to curl up with a good book.

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Sophisticated Sitting Area in Master Bedroom

Simply elegant, a canopy bed is the centerpiece of this expansive master bedroom. The sitting area pairs a linen sofa with a tufted ottoman and wingback chair for a cozy, relaxing spot to read a book or sit and chat. Two area rugs help to define the separate areas of the space.

Light and Romantic Master Bedroom

An elegant canopy bed dressed in pretty whites and tans makes for a serene centerpiece in this cottage-inspired master bedroom. Creamy curtains provide privacy and block out light for restful nights.

Romantic Master Bedroom in Sophisticated Whites

Dressed in elegant neutrals and whites, the canopy bed makes a statement in the center of this cottage-inspired master bedroom. Distressed nightstands with antiqued mirror inlays flank the bed, while an elegant area rug adds softness underfoot.

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Cottage-Inspired Bedroom is Elegant, Relaxing

This 1960s ranch-style home is refreshed with a clean, airy new vibe that still celebrates the home’s unique architectural style. In the master bedroom, a light, romantic concept is incorporated in a monotone color palette. and the result is a space filled to the brim with a sense of spa-like serenity.

Cottage Master Bedroom is Romantic, Relaxing

The homeowners set out to refresh their 1960s ranch-style home with a clean, airy new vibe while still celebrating the home’s unique architectural style. A light, romantic atmosphere is evoked through the beautifully dressed canopy bed and cozy siting area, which pairs a soft linen sofa and nesting end tables.

Stylish Bookshelves in Romantic Master Bedroom

Built-in bookshelves flank a classic fireplace and flatscreen TV in this master bedroom's sitting area. Soft gray is used behind the bookshelves to add depth to the space and allows the accessories and books to really stand out.

Elegant Master Bedroom Sitting Room

Built-in shelves flank an elegant fireplace in this cozy sitting area off the master bedroom. Creamy curtains dress the floor-to-ceiling windows to provide privacy and block out light for a restful night's sleep. A sophisticated wingback chair and linen sofa are paired with a tufted ottoman, creating the perfect spot to watch TV or read a book.

Light-Filled Living Room is Serene, Welcoming

Floor-to-ceiling windows pour natural light into this elegantly neutral living room. A tufted ottoman is paired with a linen sofa for a cozy, relaxing spot, while nesting end tables add extra surface area when entertaining.

People's Pick: Dramatic Transformations

Striking Eat-In Kitchen

Striking Eat-In Kitchen

Talk about a "wow" factor. This stunning, renovated kitchen features hardwood flooring, beautiful white cabinets and a lovely kitchen island that serves as place to prep and eat. Black stone countertops add striking contrast to the fresh design.

Photo by: Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson

Buh-bye dark, dusty and dated! Architect Michael Abraham breathed new life into this formerly forlorn Tudor-style home with a freshened up facade and a crisp, clean makeover for the interiors, all while honoring the home's history and highlighting the existing beautiful bones.

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Before: Overgrown Exterior

Overgrown greenery starts to take hold of the home's exterior, covering the beautiful gray stone siding it has to offer.

Gorgeous French Country Home

Clad in gray stone with a hint of Tudor style, this renovated home exterior is lovely to look at it.

Before: Dark and Cramped Kitchen

Not only was the kitchen a tight place to maneuver around, the dark cabinets weren't doing the space any favors.

Striking Eat-In Kitchen

Talk about a "wow" factor. This stunning, renovated kitchen features hardwood flooring, beautiful white cabinets and a lovely kitchen island that serves as place to prep and eat. Black stone countertops add striking contrast to the fresh design.

Fresh, White Dining Room With Exposed Beam Ceiling

Stark white walls and a dark wood beam ceiling provide beautiful contrast in this dining room. White, slipcovered chairs surround a long, dark wood table, providing a great spot for dining with friends and family. Niche shelves feature a gold backdrop that adds an elegant touch to the design.

Before: Dreary Sunroom

A sunroom needs to feel light and airy, not dark and dreary. The dark leather furniture was replaced with lighter, more updated furnishings.

Lovely, Updated Sunroom

Four plush armchairs provide comfortable seating in the freshly updated sunroom. The vaulted ceiling is a gorgeous detail that adds great height and contrast to the space. There's even a place to work thanks to the elongated, built-in desk.

Before: Dark and Outdated Family Room

Ugly blue carpet and a floral loveseat? This family room needed a bright and airy update that the family would love and enjoy.

Refreshing Family Room

Once a dark and dated space, the family room feels light and bright thanks to the white walls and furniture. The dingy blue carpet was removed and replaced with light floors.

Bar in the Family Room

The beautiful stone wall stayed with the updated design of the family room and provided the perfect nook for a bar.

Photo By: Michael Robinson

Before: Old-Fashioned Master Bedroom

Antique, but not in a good way, the master bedroom felt very outdated and needed a fresh update.

Chic Master Bedroom

Updated with chic style, the master bedroom is a cozy place to rest your head. Details such as the exposed beam ceiling and delicate chandelier add character and style to the space.

People's Pick: Kid-tastic Spaces

Brown Transitional Nursery With White Rug

Brown Transitional Nursery With White Rug

The nursery's mood is at once warm, inviting and playful, with animal friends peeking out from the walls and storage bins and graphic prints energizing the serene color scheme. It's a space to love for years to come.

Photo by: Allison Cartwright/ Twist Tours

Allison Cartwright/ Twist Tours

This imaginative nursery proves that gender-neutral doesn't mean style-free. From the gleaming gold polka-dot wallpaper to the playful lettered rug, designer Lieve Saether chose surfaces, materials and colors that will grow with the room's occupant, ensuring that this is a nursery that little Harper will love calling her own for many years to come. 

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Brown Transitional Nursery With White Rug

The nursery's mood is at once warm, inviting and playful, with animal friends peeking out from the walls and storage bins and graphic prints energizing the serene color scheme. It's a space to love for years to come.

Nursery With White Rug and Armchair

Even the floor in this nursery makes a graphic statement...literally! The white with pops of brown helps pull the color scheme of the room together.

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Black Transitional Nursery With Polka Dots

The niche between the two bookshelves is the perfect spot for the crib; in later years, a headboard will tuck neatly up against the wall. The gold polka dots on the back wall are brought out by the spherical gold pendants in the center of the room.

Brown Transitional Nursery With Changing Table

In this refreshingly modern nursery, soft brown is a perfect backdrop for pops of fun colors and bold graphics like the orange name on the wall. Paired with white trim, the palette is soothing yet crisply sophisticated.

Brown Transitional Nursery With Polka Dot Wall

This imaginative nursery is thoroughly cute without being a bit cutesy. A neutral palette of soft browns, black, gold and white keep the bold prints in check while allowing their fun personality to shine.

Corner of Kid's Room With Bookshelf

In this cozy corner, bins hold stuffed animal friends and blankets; labels secured with clothespins are a cute and flexible way to tag what's inside. Colorful kids' books become part of the visual fun on a tower bookshelf.

Neutral Transitional Nursery With Zebra

This adorable nursery feels alive and oh-so-fun with lots of bold, graphic prints and personality-filled accents like the rug and the zebra above the crib. The floor space is kept open thanks to two built-in bookshelves, and a large window all along one wall fills the room with light.

People's Pick: Great First Impressions

Tropical Home Entrance With Potted Plants

Tropical Home Entrance With Potted Plants

With large potted plants, a naturally finished wood door and a cream exterior, this home entrance feels like the tropical paradise that surrounds it.

Photo by: Jessica Klewicki Glynn

Jessica Klewicki Glynn

Voted top in our curb appeal category, this entry, designed by Amy Weaver, is certainly one that HGTV fans would love to come home to everyday. (Of course, a cute pup never hurts!) Winning them over is the wide front patio and arched wood door that opens up to a sunny, spacious foyer complete with a bench so guests can sit a spell. Click on the photos below to see more of Amy's design.

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Tropical Home Entrance With Potted Plants

With large potted plants, a naturally finished wood door and a cream exterior wall with contrasting roof, this house feels like the tropical paradise it's in.

Eye-Catching Bird Knocker

Like a bird of paradise, this unique door knocker sits outside a tropical beach home. Light reflects off his copper embellishment as he waits to knock on the wood. A lovely welcome into this Vero Beach spot.

Photo By: Jessica Klewicki Glynn

Beach House Foyer With Dark Wood Fixtures

Grasscloth walls and dark wood fixtures give this beach home a contemporary yet tropical look. The neutral palette keeps it comfortable while different patterns and textures give the area more life.

Inviting Living Room With Tropical Flair

This beach house living room boasts a coastal serenity. A neutral palette is accented with yellow pillows and bold patterns to add more life to the space.

Spacious Beach House Living Room With Inviting Tropical Tinges

Heavy prints, bright colors and bamboo chairs all contribute to the tropical feel of this living room. With natural fabrics over the windows and lamps, it's easy to feel a connection with the nature right outside.

Tropical Dining Room With Expansive View of Palm Trees

This tropical dining room is set for a relaxing meal. The neutral color palette and white flowers create a serene atmosphere, while the view of the palm trees and the rattan chairs give the beach house feel.

Photo By: Jessica Klewicki Glynn

People's Pick: Kitchen + Dining

White Cottage Great Room With Barstools

White Cottage Great Room With Barstools

A classic, clean aesthetic was the goal for this kitchen remodel. Mixing different textures—wood, metal, stone—keeps the neutral palette from looking ho hum.

Photo by: Jennifer Siu-Rivera Photography

Jennifer Siu-Rivera Photography

Proving that an all-white kitchen is still just right with HGTV fans, this stunner by Julie Bradshaw took top honors. Far from bland, Julie relied on luxurious surfaces, like the Calacatta marble countertop and backsplash, to break up the white cabinetry and inject a bit of natural color and movement. Weathered gray barstools pull a bit of the gray veining from the marble, while burnished gold pendants add a touch of glitz.

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White Cottage Great Room With Barstools

A classic, clean aesthetic was the goal for this kitchen remodel. Mixing different textures—wood, metal, stone—keeps the neutral palette from looking ho hum.

White Cottage Kitchen With Gray Barstools

To enhance the kitchen cabinets' clean lines, the designers chose vertical cabinet hardware. Gray-washed benches are the perfect complement to the dark stained wood floor and gray-washed beams on the ceiling.

White Transitional Chef Kitchen With Lanterns

The open expanse of the kitchen allows a peek into the butler's pantry on the left and the living room on the right. Gilt iron lanterns over the island pay homage to the homeowners' love of French New Orleans style and are a graceful complement to the stainless steel and nickel finishes of the faucets and appliances.

White Cottage Kitchen With Marble Backsplash

Crisp white cabinetry and white marble countertops and backsplashes act as a neutral canvas on which the designers layered varied metal finishes and woods. The gray veins in the Calcatta marble is the perfect compliment to the stainless steel range.

White Cottage Open Plan Kitchen With Vaulted Ceiling

Seating is provided at both the expansive island and the cozy banquette in the bay window. The ceiling beams pull the eye down the entire length of the long room.

White Transitional Kitchen With Breakfast Nook

An eleven-foot-long island makes sure there's plenty of seating and prep space. And for morning coffee, there is a cozy, sun-filled breakfast nook in the bay window.

Photo By: Jennifer Siu-Rivera Photography

White Transitional Breakfast Nook With Banquette

A banquette in a semi-circle makes a so-cozy breakfast nook at one end of the kitchen. A petite round table is just the right companion.

Photo By: Jennifer Siu-Rivera Photography

People's 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

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.

Photo By: Jason Wolcott

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.

People's Pick: Posh Public Spaces

Macallans Public House With Booths and High Top Tables

Macallans Public House With Booths and High Top Tables

A husband and wife team with a love for whiskey and the finer things in life teamed up with Design Firm to create a vibrant yet rustic environment perfect for the rough and tumble cowboy, but refined enough for a diva.

Photo by: Mike Kelley

Mike Kelley

Taking its cues from classic Irish public houses, Kelly Ferm's design for Macallan's Pub feels warm, welcoming and laid back. Timeless touches, like an exposed brick wall and sink-right-in velvet seating, pair beautifully with industial-style lighting and timeworn hardwood floors. Click on the photos below to see more of this pub where every hour is happy.

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Macallans Public House in California

Enjoy a selection of spirits and upscale pub food at Macallans Public House. The interior design features elegant accents paired with some steampunk influences.

High Top Tables in Dining Area of Macallans Public House

These high top tables are featured in half of the dining area of Macallans Public House. Elegant pendant lights illuminate the space and add a whimsical tone to the space.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

Steampunk Accents and Elegance at Macallans Public House

The inspiration for this space was the marriage of a Steampunk Diva to a Whiskey drinking Irishman. With a little bit of funk and a little bit of rough and rowdy textures the space mixes class with crass.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

Blue Sofa and Tables in Lounge Area of Macallans Public House

The inspiration for this space was the marriage of a Steampunk Diva to a Whiskey drinking Irishman. With a little bit of funk and a little bit of rough and rowdy textures the space mixes class with crass.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

Macallans Public House With Booths and High Top Tables

A husband and wife team with a love for whiskey and the finer things in life teamed up with Design Firm to create a vibrant yet rustic environment perfect for the rough and tumble cowboy, but refined enough for a diva.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

Eclectic Bar With Brick Wall and Elegant Pendant Lights

The inspiration for this public space was the marriage of a Steampunk Diva to a Whiskey drinking Irishman. With a little bit of funk and a little bit of rough and rowdy textures the space mixes class with crass.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

Chalkboard Door in Bar Area of Macallans Public House

The inspiration for this space was the marriage of a Steampunk Diva to a whiskey drinking Irishman. With a little bit of funk and a little bit of rough and rowdy textures the space mixes class with crass.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

Vibrant Bar With Beer Taps

The inspiration for this space was the marriage of a Steampunk Diva to a Whiskey drinking Irishman. With a little bit of funk and a little bit of rough and rowdy textures the space mixes class with crass.

Photo By: Mike Kelley

People's Pick: Big City Digs

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

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.

Photo by: Michael J. Lee

Michael J. Lee

Filled with light, this Boston brownstone wowed HGTV fans 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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Modern Basement with Small Bar Area

Modern Basement with Small Bar Area

To serve the family's entertaining needs, designers added a walk-up bar in the billiard area. In the corner of the space, a rustic, elegant wine rack displays refreshment choices, while a mini-fridge, sink and storage spaces make this small bar area complete and accessible.

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Designed by Olivier Goedert, this basement makes the most of a formerly dark and underused space. Olivier brightened it up dramatically with soft gray walls, a hardwood floor and unique overhead lighting, like the bubble glass chandelier illuminating the pool table. A nearby fully stocked wine cellar, two beer taps and a mini fridge ensure that guests will stay properly hydrated, while around the corner is a media room and fully equipped home gym.

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Modern Basement with Small Bar Area

To serve the family's entertaining needs, designers added a walk-up bar in the billiard area. In the corner of the space, a rustic, elegant wine rack displays refreshment choices, while a mini-fridge, sink and storage spaces make this small bar area complete and accessible.

Open Staircase Creates an Open, Connected Space

To create a more open space, designers knocked out the wall leading down the stairs, creating a full view of the basement from the staircase. This allows the basement to feel more open and gives a clear line of sight from one end of the room to the other.

Open Basement Allows for Several Activity Options While Still Remaining Connected

At the opposite end of this family's basement, a recreation area contains a pool table, above which is an elegant, modern chandelier. This gives the family three different options for activities while still remaining connected to each other in their basement space: working out, relaxing and watching tv or playing pool.

Sconces Add Additional Light to Create Bright, Open Basement

Homeowners wanted a light, open space in their family's basement, so designers opted for a neutral color palette to make the space feel bright. On the opposite wall from the couches, designers created an inset for the large, flat-screen TV to create depth in the space, while on either side of the television, flat, modern sconces add additional light. Dark wood shelving in the corner optimizes storage space, while dark wood panels behind the sconces project light and a dark wood bench provides additional seating.

Glass Wall Keeps Weight Room Separate from the Rest of the Basement

The state of the art modern weight room is separated from the rest of the basement by glass panels and a sliding glass barn door. This allows the spaces to be visually connected, while giving the gym a measure of privacy and keeping the spaces physically separated.

Fully Equipped Home Gym in Modern Basement

The home gym, which is separated from the rest of the basement by a glass wall with a glass barn door, is equipped with anything a workout guru might need. From a place to store yoga mats to a weight rack to a rock climbing wall, this state of the art space is perfect for exercise.

Shelves Open to Reveal Closet Storage

To accommodate the homeowners' desire for storage, designers created a set of doors that would open to reveal a closet, but would also give extra storage space to the gym area.

Basement Gym is Full of Luxury Amenities

This cool workout space is separated from the living space by a glass partition and contains lots of luxury features, such as a rock climbing wall, an elliptical machine and weight machines. Large bay windows allow light in to the space, keeping it bright and open.

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