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Transitional basement
Transitional basement
Ed Saloga Design BuildEd Saloga Design Build
Jim Kruger Landmark Photography
Inspiration for a large transitional look-out porcelain tile and brown floor basement remodel in Chicago with beige walls and no fireplace
Basement Remodel
Basement Remodel
Bartow BuildersBartow Builders
Example of a large mountain style walk-out dark wood floor basement design in Other with white walls, a standard fireplace and a stone fireplace
Basement Remodel - Nantucket
Basement Remodel - Nantucket
Jonathan Raith Inc.Jonathan Raith Inc.
Nantucket Architectural Photography
Example of a large beach style look-out carpeted and white floor basement design in Boston with white walls and no fireplace
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Game Room Basement
Game Room Basement
Capital Construction Custom Homes, LLCCapital Construction Custom Homes, LLC
Basement game room focused on retro style games, slot machines, pool table. Owners wanted an open feel with a little more industrial and modern appeal, therefore we left the ceiling unfinished. The floors are an epoxy type finish that allows for high traffic usage, easy clean up and no need to replace carpet in the long term.
Naperville Custom Basement 2
Naperville Custom Basement 2
Matrix Basement Systems, Inc.Matrix Basement Systems, Inc.
Basement - large contemporary look-out medium tone wood floor and brown floor basement idea in Chicago with gray walls and no fireplace
Wayzata Cottage Home - New Construction
Wayzata Cottage Home - New Construction
Grace Hill DesignGrace Hill Design
Spacecrafting
Large mountain style underground beige floor and light wood floor basement photo in Minneapolis with beige walls
Libertyville Basement Remodel
Libertyville Basement Remodel
BDS Design Build RemodelBDS Design Build Remodel
Example of a large transitional underground vinyl floor, brown floor and exposed beam basement game room design in Chicago with gray walls
Temptation Gray Bar
Temptation Gray Bar
Thyme & Place Design LLCThyme & Place Design LLC
When my client had to move from her company office to work at home, she set up in the dining room. Despite her best efforts, this was not the long-term solution she was looking for. My client realized she needed a dedicated space not on the main floor of the home. On one hand, having your office space right next to the kitchen is handy. On the other hand, it made separating work and home life was not that easy. The house was a ranch. In essence, the basement would run entire length of the home. As we came down the steps, we entered a time capsule. The house was built in the 1950’s. The walls were covered with original knotty pine paneling. There was a wood burning fireplace and considering this was a basement, high ceilings. In addition, there was everything her family could not store at their own homes. As we wound though the space, I though “wow this has potential”, Eventually, after walking through the laundry room we came to a small nicely lit room. This would be the office. My client looked at me and asked what I thought. Undoubtedly, I said, this can be a great workspace, but do you really want to walk through this basement and laundry to get here? Without reservation, my client said where do we start? Once the design was in place, we started the renovation. The knotty pine paneling had to go. Specifically, to add some insulation and control the dampness and humidity. The laundry room wall was relocated to create a hallway to the office. At the far end of the room, we designated a workout zone. Weights, mats, exercise bike and television are at the ready for morning or afternoon workouts. The space can be concealed by a folding screen for party time. Doors to an old closet under the stairs were relocated to the workout area for hidden storage. Now we had nice wall for a beautiful console and mirror for storage and serving during parties. In order to add architectural details, we covered the old ugly support columns with simple recessed millwork panels. This detail created a visual division between the bar area and the seating area in front of the fireplace. The old red brick on the fireplace surround was replaced with stack stone. A mantle was made from reclaimed wood. Additional reclaimed wood floating shelves left and right of the fireplace provides decorative display while maintaining a rustic element balancing the copper end table and leather swivel rocker. We found an amazing rug which tied all of the colors together further defining the gathering space. Russet and burnt orange became the accent color unifying each space. With a bit of whimsy, a rather unusual light fixture which looks like roots from a tree growing through the ceiling is a conversation piece. The office space is quite and removed from the main part of the basement. There is a desk large enough for multiple screens, a small bookcase holding office supplies and a comfortable chair for conference calls. Because working from home requires many online meetings, we added a shiplap wall painted in Hale Navy to contrast with the orange fabric on the chair. We finished the décor with a painting from my client’s father. This is the background online visitors will see. The last and best part of the renovation is the beautiful bar. My client is an avid collector of wine. She already had the EuroCave refrigerator, so I incorporated it into the design. The cabinets are painted Temptation Grey from Benjamin Moore. The counter tops are my favorite hard working quartzite Brown Fantasy. The backsplash is a combination of rustic wood and old tin ceiling like porcelain tiles. Together with the textures of the reclaimed wood and hide poofs balanced against the smooth finish of the cabinets, we created a comfortable luxury for relaxing. There is ample storage for bottles, cans, glasses, and anything else you can think of for a great party. In addition to the wine storage, we incorporated a beverage refrigerator, an ice maker, and a sink. Floating shelves with integrated lighting illuminate the back bar. The raised height of the front bar provides the perfect wine tasting and paring spot. I especially love the pendant lights which look like wine glasses. Finally, I selected carpet for the stairs and office. It is perfect for noise reduction. Meanwhile for the overall flooring, I specifically selected a high-performance vinyl plank floor. We often use this product as it is perfect to install on a concrete floor. It is soft to walk on, easy to clean and does not reduce the overall height of the space.
Basement Playground Renovation
Basement Playground Renovation
RS | MANNINO Architecture + ConstructionRS | MANNINO Architecture + Construction
Large trendy underground dark wood floor basement photo in New York with black walls and no fireplace
Basement Home Theater Pool Table and Bar
Basement Home Theater Pool Table and Bar
FBC RemodelFBC Remodel
©Finished Basement Company
Basement - large transitional look-out medium tone wood floor and beige floor basement idea in Denver with gray walls and no fireplace
Wauwatosa Basement Remodel
Wauwatosa Basement Remodel
Kowalske Kitchen & BathKowalske Kitchen & Bath
This 1933 Wauwatosa basement was dark, dingy and lacked functionality. The basement was unfinished with concrete walls and floors. A small office was enclosed but the rest of the space was open and cluttered. The homeowners wanted a warm, organized space for their family. A recent job change meant they needed a dedicated home office. They also wanted a place where their kids could hang out with friends. Their wish list for this basement remodel included: a home office where the couple could both work, a full bathroom, a cozy living room and a dedicated storage room. This basement renovation resulted in a warm and bright space that is used by the whole family. Highlights of this basement: - Home Office: A new office gives the couple a dedicated space for work. There’s plenty of desk space, storage cabinets, under-shelf lighting and storage for their home library. - Living Room: An old office area was expanded into a cozy living room. It’s the perfect place for their kids to hang out when they host friends and family. - Laundry Room: The new laundry room is a total upgrade. It now includes fun laminate flooring, storage cabinets and counter space for folding laundry. - Full Bathroom: A new bathroom gives the family an additional shower in the home. Highlights of the bathroom include a navy vanity, quartz counters, brass finishes, a Dreamline shower door and Kohler Choreograph wall panels. - Staircase: We spruced up the staircase leading down to the lower level with patterned vinyl flooring and a matching trim color. - Storage: We gave them a separate storage space, with custom shelving for organizing their camping gear, sports equipment and holiday decorations. CUSTOMER REVIEW “We had been talking about remodeling our basement for a long time, but decided to make it happen when my husband was offered a job working remotely. It felt like the right time for us to have a real home office where we could separate our work lives from our home lives. We wanted the area to feel open, light-filled, and modern – not an easy task for a previously dark and cold basement! One of our favorite parts was when our designer took us on a 3D computer design tour of our basement. I remember thinking, ‘Oh my gosh, this could be our basement!?!’ It was so fun to see how our designer was able to take our wish list and ideas from my Pinterest board, and turn it into a practical design. We were sold after seeing the design, and were pleasantly surprised to see that Kowalske was less costly than another estimate.” – Stephanie, homeowner
Contemporary Rustic Basement Remodel
Contemporary Rustic Basement Remodel
Melton Design BuildMelton Design Build
This contemporary rustic basement remodel transformed an unused part of the home into completely cozy, yet stylish, living, play, and work space for a young family. Starting with an elegant spiral staircase leading down to a multi-functional garden level basement. The living room set up serves as a gathering space for the family separate from the main level to allow for uninhibited entertainment and privacy. The floating shelves and gorgeous shiplap accent wall makes this room feel much more elegant than just a TV room. With plenty of storage for the entire family, adjacent from the TV room is an additional reading nook, including built-in custom shelving for optimal storage with contemporary design. Photo by Mark Quentin / StudioQphoto.com
Hideout at Home
Hideout at Home
Revival Design CollectiveRevival Design Collective
Example of a large minimalist look-out vinyl floor and tray ceiling basement design in Other with a bar and white walls
Tracy Smith LWP Advisory - Modern Farmhouse Remodel
Tracy Smith LWP Advisory - Modern Farmhouse Remodel
Wilson LightingWilson Lighting
Nichole Kennelly Photography
Example of a large cottage underground light wood floor and gray floor basement design in Kansas City with gray walls
Custom White Oak Hardwood Floors
Custom White Oak Hardwood Floors
Gaetano Hardwood Floors, Inc.Gaetano Hardwood Floors, Inc.
10" Select White Oak Plank with a custom stain & finish. Solid White Oak Stair Treads & Risers. Photography by: The Bowman Group
Large minimalist walk-out light wood floor basement photo in Orange County with white walls
Finished Basement in Catonsville, MD
Finished Basement in Catonsville, MD
GloRemGloRem
GloRem LLC
Example of a large classic walk-out dark wood floor basement design in Baltimore with beige walls and a ribbon fireplace
Aspen French House Plan
Aspen French House Plan
Walker Home DesignWalker Home Design
Example of a large classic light wood floor and brown floor basement design in Salt Lake City with no fireplace
Wayzata Cottage Home - New Construction
Wayzata Cottage Home - New Construction
Grace Hill DesignGrace Hill Design
Spacecrafting
Basement - large rustic underground carpeted basement idea in Minneapolis with beige walls and a home theater
Gas Company Lofts, Downtown Los Angeles
Gas Company Lofts, Downtown Los Angeles
Rosenmayr InteriorsRosenmayr Interiors
Example of a large urban underground concrete floor and gray floor basement design in San Francisco with gray walls

Large Basement Ideas

Roswell Speak Easy Basement
Roswell Speak Easy Basement
Haggard Home Cabinetry & DesignHaggard Home Cabinetry & Design
Basement - large contemporary walk-out vinyl floor, brown floor and shiplap wall basement idea in Atlanta with a bar, black walls, a standard fireplace and a brick fireplace
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