One view is all it takes to experience the lovely luxury of this feminine bathroom. The floral wall design and curlicue light fixtures make this an ideal retreat for any time of day. For a less flowery option that is no less luxurious, peek inside this more masculine bath. Dark gray, black, and white are the height of masculine chic while a soaking tub and deep bowl sink offer everything you might need.
While there certainly was a time when the home kitchen was seen as the domain of women, that's far from the case today. From self-sufficient bachelors to egalitarian couples to wannabe celebrity chefs, more men than ever are cooking for themselves and for their loved ones. Of course, not many of these men want their kitchens covered in pictures of kittens in chef's hats or even the bright, spastic yellows or quaint ginghams of "country chic" and designers are catching on. These modern kitchens are sleek and ready for any style-conscious man to get to work.
Minimalism always works great in a kitchen, provided it has enough storage potential, which this one definitely does. Using a lowered ceiling in a room without windows can sometimes make a space too dark but the use of light materials with a slight sheen helps to maximize the lighting from other sources.
Want to get that "effortlessly clean" look in your own kitchen? Natural materials and simple colors are a great place to start, and they have the added benefit of being easy to adapt to changing tastes. This post contains 25 kitchens with white and wood to inspire your next big redesign. It's pretty fun to see how designers use these otherwise ordinary ingredients to create such a wide variety of distinctive and appealing kitchen styles. Both light and dark palettes are represented - ranging from organic to ultra modern themes - so you just might find something you like!
Be careful with blues: they can refresh the room décor or make it tasteless if you take a wrong shade. Spruce up a calm beige interior with a teal accent wall, pillows and accessories, and you'll refresh it. Combine rich brown and navy touches for a bold room with a moody atmosphere. Make a room more vivacious with cool blue draperies and a rug, even the most peaceful brown room will look livelier. If you are looking for luxurious combos, choose navy or dazzling blue and tan leather furniture and ocher wooden pieces, you are sure to impress everyone.
Here's another kitchen that uses wood, this time as a point of warmth among an otherwise cool-toned white and black theme. The inset lighting above the range matches well. White geometric patterns catch the eye immediately! The shadows between each panel compliment the black breakfast bar, grey chairs, and black backsplash.
There's a teepee in the corner, which is a favorite space for the kids to play, and a cool glass cabinet filled with colorful toys. The dining zone features a large shelving unit and a dining table with chairs.
Giving the breakfast bar area a separate wood finish creates a relaxing separation from the kitchen's countertop and a comfortable place for guests to relax while dinner is being prepared. A butcher block countertop is a dream come true for any chef, making quick work of chopping and aging beautifully over time. Black and white is always chic as evidenced in this kitchen/breakfast bar space that's perfect for one or hopefully two.
The climbing vines in the slat-covered atrium bring nature into the kitchen, immediately drawing any fresh green ingredients into the overall design theme. The climbing vines in the slat-covered atrium bring nature into the kitchen, immediately drawing any fresh green ingredients into the overall design theme. Dandelion is a wonderful color for a space as clean, simple, and minimalistic as this one. It draws up the warm tones from the kitchen's wooden features.
Black and white interiors are impossible to ignore. They're bold, versatile, and perhaps most importantly, they always allow the interesting architectural elements and fixtures to stand at center stage. This post covers 40 amazing kitchens that use greyscale to their best advantage. Here you'll see a range of texture and decor options that take their minimalistic palettes to the next level – and there are plenty of great furniture and lighting ideas to consider too. If you love the look but don't think you're ready to remodel your kitchen, consider checking out our many black and white bedroom designs too.