Best Use of Color
And the award goes to... Bria Hammel, winner of the best use of color category.
Neutral Transitional Kitchen With Large Island
Custom-colored cabinetry and a rusty red floor add an element of surprise to this country-inspired transitional kitchen. The large kitchen island is topped with a durable stainless steel countertop and paired with three barstools for dining in. Stainless steel appliances and an eye-catching pendant light up the kitchen's style quotient.
Neutral Transitional Kitchen With Diamond-Pattern Backsplash
Chef-grade appliances underscore top-notch details that went into this beautiful transitional kitchen's design. A herringbone brick floor, Shaker-style cabinetry and a diamond-pattern backsplash all contribute to the soothing neutral palette.
Transitional Kitchen Backsplash With Arabesque Tiles
Traditional Dining Room With Beamed Ceiling and Alfresco Feel
In this brilliantly lit sunroom, a large dining table is centrally located instead of typical sunroom furniture. A multitude of windows and a rustic brick floor gives the dining room an alfresco vibe, bringing the outdoors in. Exposed ceiling beams complement the neutral room's woodwork and moldings.
Color Draws Focus to Contemporary Built-In Bar
Red Built-In Contemporary Wet Bar With Colorful Accessories
Built-In Contemporary Wet Bar Features Bold Paint Treatment
The built-in cabinetry of this contemporary wet bar is splashed with cherry red, creating a fun focal point that brings attention to the homeowner’s colorful collection of art and objects. A small undermount sink and built-in wine cooler are convenient features, and Carrara marble is a stylish choice for the countertop.
Contemporary Globe Pendant Sets Dining Room Apart
A large globe pendant hangs over the dining room table, a contemporary accent in a space otherwise brimming with craftsman character. Navy blue paint adorns the upper third of the room -- including the ceiling -- allowing the intricate woodwork to shine.
Navy Dining Room With White Wainscoting
Crisp white wainscoting pops against the dining room's dark navy walls and ceiling. Red industrial letters balance on the picture rail molding, adding a graphic element to neatly structured space.
Cool Blues Create Fun Girl's Room
Blue hues ranging from brightest sky to deepest ocean turn this girl’s bedroom into a tranquil but playful retreat. Layered pattern varies from chevron to floral to Suzani, and the clients helped design the custom headboard’s shape.
Chic Girl’s Room in Shades of Blue
The clients, 10-year-old twins, helped designer Alisha Gwen create the fun shape of this custom, blue velvet-clad headboard. In the space, the girls’ favorite hues of blue and purple inspired the palette. Layered patterns and fun furnishings mix to form a tranquil bedroom with equal parts whimsy, function and style.
Layered Color in Restful Girl’s Room
This cool blue bedroom designed for one of two twin sisters features playful elements just right for a 10-year-old girl. Designer Alisha Gwen incorporated the girls’ own artwork into the rooms, as well as their favorite colors. A dusky purple lamp on this Bungalow 5 bedside table pops when set against blues ranging from Caribbean sea to cornflower and navy.
Chic Study Spot in Serene Kid’s Room
A stylish white desk by Bungalow 5 is topped by the 10-year-old client’s own artwork in this tranquil, creative girl’s bedroom. Throughout the space, blue and purple hues blend in a way that’s both calming and fun. The Neoclassical-inspired desk chair is upholstered in pretty lilac, a fun, feminine color.