Contemporary, Modern Design Ideas

Browse the contemporary and modern style makeovers from Find Your Style designer Karen McAloon, and see how to merge them with styles like eclectic and Mediterranean.

  • Hollywood glamour helps makeover this couple's formal living room.
  • This room got a modern makeover and still kept its vintage feel.
  • This living room can now serve as the multi-purpose space the homeowners were looking for.
  • Karen shows this couple how to combine modern pieces to create a warm and inviting space.
  • Asian and modern styles combine for this sitting room's makeover.
  • Karen's design helps turn this bland bedroom into a modern retreat with organic style.
  • The dark paint color on the walls paired with the new cream furnishings helps open up the small room.
  • A rich brown rug atop the new warm beige carpet helps separate the guest space from the office.
  • This kitchen and living area gets a modern style with organic accents.
  • Using the green and yellow colors found throughout the room, the designer creates a tablescape mimicking the room's elements to create a seamless finish.
  • The stately new bed in a rich, dark brown brings some much-needed drama to the space.
  • Since it's a nonworking fireplace, the designer helps the homeowners bring depth and interest to the space by adding vases of varying heights and shapes to the firebox.
  • The homeowners and designer Karen McAloon choose four main elements for the space: tan sofas, deep red walls and green and yellow accent colors.
  • Even though the shapes and styles of the elements are different, the espresso-colored furnishings give the room a unified look.
  • These sisters selected four, soft neutral tones to make up their color palette. © 2010 Scripps Networks, L.L.C. All rights reserved
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