Striated kitchen cabinets give a sleek kitchen a sense of texture.
The towering gray-wood wall, which follows the line of the cathedral ceiling, gives strong presence to this living area.
Gray wood beams march in step with closet doors — an organic touch in a very modern space.
Deep gray on a deck lends a weathered look. The light-wood-and-white furniture pops nicely against its darker background.
Planks are the last material I'd expect to see in this minimalist bedroom, but the deep gray makes them feel sophisticated and subtle.
The Old West gets a contemporary spin: rough-hewn railings, a longhorn skull as a sculptural accent, and just enough color to keep it from feeling drab.
A clever twist on an accent wall, gray-stained wood adds an appealing layer behind this simple headboard.