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723 dark brown bar stool Ideabooks
Design Workshop: Materials That Tell a Story
"light (or dark), the forest canopy, a city skyline. This seed of an idea can become the... left, the dark marks emphasized, and darker wood used in a timber frame ceiling. Having... like this Brown Hackett bench which spent years in the ground that now welcomes people... reinforcing bars in concrete. This detail hints at that relationship in a very understated... machined dark standing-seam metal roof against the natural figure of the knots in the..."
Guest Picks: Industrial Kitchen Touches
A mix of sleek metal finishes and vintage-inspired accents makes for a kitchen that's practical for cooking and stylish for entertaining
12 Gorgeous Black and White Bathrooms
Luxurious materials, vintage touches and thoughtful color splashes make these chic spaces worth borrowing ideas from
"complete with dark wood vanities, marble latticework floors and glamorous freestanding tubs... have a dark charcoal grout and the black floor will have dove white. I too just finished... That’s brown on the walls (Benjamin Moore’s Branchport Brown), which complements the... graphic dark-trimmed windows, which pick up the black and white tile floor and the... rough-hewn stool makes reaching the sink easy for kids. Showstopping black and white wallpaper..."
Houzz Tour: Sunny Update for a California Bungalow
"was a dark, outdated California bungalow. But San Francisco-based designer Tineke... chairs, stools and bench are an eclectic mix. The table and chairs came from Kalmbach's... Rachman. The stools were found at Crate & Barrel, and the chandeliers are Robert Abbey.... medium gray-brown that would complement the home's furnishings and the reclaimed wood of... be in dark wood tones. They brightened it with white paint and bedding Garnet Hill..."
Kitchen of the Week: Paring Down and Styling Up in a Pennsylvania Tudor
Nixing cabinetry, reducing counter space and limiting items gives a Bryn Mawr kitchen streamlined simplicity
"kitchen. Dark granite and other 1980s touches belied the home's style heritage, which... cool & dark place. And the open shelving trend, sorry I don't have a cleaning staff... vintage bar stools and coffee-sack pillows complement the kitchen's warmer elements... custom bar. The cupboard beneath opens to reveal the steep original stairs, which... uses for bar storage. Wine cooler: Liebherr Additional navy-blue shelves and clear glass..."
Coed-Cave: A Man Cave for the Masses
"thought: dark, stereotypical, and at times, a bit tacky. If the inevitable happens and... stereotypical dark brown shade for the walls actually works: It grounds the yellow couch... table and dark flooring, this shade of orange saved this cave from dire straits. You... drenched in browns, blacks and neutrals. Man cave decorators: fear not the use of bold... deep, dark dwelling. This spacious setting actually allows for more guests. Plus..."
My Houzz: Culture and History Enrich a Traditional Montreal Home
Antiques, artwork and artifacts mix with rich colors and patterns for a family home as personal as it is approachable
"antique dark wood antiques and bold colors and patterns for a look that’s deeply s... originally a dark wood color, but Osnat painted it to match the rest of the room. Osnat... pale to dark and added wainscoting to the walls. Painting: John Marchessault The couple... glass. The stool and curtains are both custom made. Olivia's collection of snow globes... Desk, stool: Renaissance (now closed) Ben, at left — joined by Olivia, Osnat and..."
My Houzz: Bright and Airy Updates in a California Fixer-Upper
An Australian family tackles an unloved Cape Cod–style house, turning it into an inviting home that reflects their history and travels
"home was dark, felt very unloved, and no one wanted it,” says Allan. But it was in a... everyone. Bar stools tucked under the kitchen peninsula allow guests to talk with the... Counter Stool: Home Decorators Collection Just off the kitchen, a kids’ table sits... walls dark gray and installed white wainscoting.Wall paint: Evening Hush, Behr; dining..."
Houzz Tour: Traditional Meets Airy in a Luxurious Coastal Home
Layered colors and patterns designed for its traditional bones give a weekend house on the Melbourne coast a bright outlook
"Transforming a dark, lodge-like country house into an airy and bright coastal home... from darkness to unbearable lightness of being! Ho! lovely home This is not a... empire stools: Jonathan Adler; sofa: custom in camel linen, Diane Bergeron Interiors... a bit dark and cabin like, and now you feel like the whole place is breathing, which... chocolate brown linen walls. "A French artisan came in and stitched all the linen together..."
Houzz Tour: Modernism Emerges in a Dublin Victorian
An urban Irish home trades a dilapidated structure for an open layout, skylights and indoor-outdoor flow
"incredibly dark and poky, and [the clients] wanted to banish that feeling completely,"... Tile; bar stools: Ikea Large sliding doors on the back of the house allow the garden... 5008; bar top: solid oak, Ikea; range, hood, refrigerator: Whirlpool, integrated... Retreat (dark) Both of the clients love Scandinavian design, so they implemented a cool..."
A Spacious Basement Gets in the Game
Houzz Tour: An Old-World Bungalow Earns a New Plan
With a hundred years under its belt, this New Hampshire home deserved the loving additions and modern updates made by its architect owner
Houzz Tour: Feng Shui Lightens a Brooklyn Loft
Sourcebook: Tropical Style
Pull up a chaise and picture the palm fronds — we did the legwork on where to find tropical furniture and accessories so you can relax
Kitchen of the Week: Traditional Townhouse in D.C.
A smart combination of living, dining and kitchen spaces creates a comfy room for family time and entertaining