Designing The Place to Lay Our Heads
A sexy black bedroom shows up in a Washington Design Center Dream Home and the crowd goes wild. Sometimes the unconventional choices are the best ones. Obviously not everything in the space is black and the room was actually designed with masculine feel - there's even a hidden TV in the space.
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From mostly black to mostly white. This clean and crisp sleep chamber is in a private residence that used to be an office building for the American Lung Association. Reconfigured as a family home the bedroom is separated by a clear glass wall and is reached via cat walk.
If you're going Victorian in the bedroom, do you need gas lamps and dowdy furnishings? Maybe not. Here's a Victorian-era rowhouse, imagined with a touch of old school Hollywood glamour. Check out the updated look of a design touchstone which we thought was finished - wallpaper.
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Eclectic tastes in homes can lead you to delightful places like this. It's on the water and it required a fairly major makeover to get it right. The details bring things to live in a story about a family that had a house on the water but like the one next door even better.
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How about some color? Something in blue maybe? This one is upstairs in a crafty bungalow which you might be able to tell from some of the period-friendly natural wood finishes and furnishings. Paint-grade trim updates the look but the feel is still traditional artsy.
For a trip back home that won't take you to the