Black Living Room FurnitureBlack Living Room Furniture

Lighting is vital in any room and the living room is no exception. To match your contemporary design style you need to look at light fixtures in terms of both style and type. The majority of living rooms can work with a table lamp combined with recessed lighting. When you will be incorporating a contemporary style take a look at a chrome ceiling fixture with recessed lighting but steer clear of anything which is scrolly or fancy.

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Grey Living RoomGrey Living Room

You have the choice of using patterns bold colors and other styles that you think would look good in the rooms of your home. Geometric patterns work the best with rugs that are used for decorating. You can also use Navajo rugs for rustic or Southwestern themed rooms in your home.

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Black And White Living RoomBlack And White Living Room

It can actually be extremely beneficial to vary texture even when using natural woods and more traditional styles in your interior decor. Many can worry about matching too many natural materials and patterns making a space look old-fashioned and uncoordinated.

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Kitchen Island DesignsKitchen Island Designs

Rather than miles of counterspace this kitchen has a freestanding custom‐designed china cabinet at the end of the L. Sometimes a square island is better than a rectangle. If you don't have the room for a main sink in one of the legs of the L then put it in the island. This makes for a very tight work triangle and still allows for entertaining. This island has seating on two sides which makes for good conversation as well. If storage is what you're looking for the L‐shaped kitchen can be the best option for the maximum amount of wall cabinets.

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Kitchen Countertop IdeasKitchen Countertop Ideas

Warm wood with its inviting air and natural richness is a great choice for infusing a cool breezy kitchen with some approachable character. Crisp white kitchens feel a little more "homey" and a little less austere with a wood countertop. It makes a popular choice for transitional kitchens that balance traditional and contemporary elements especially since classic wood fits into both categories.

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Kitchen ChalkboardKitchen Chalkboard

Double‐dreamy: a U‐shaped kitchen with an island and a peninsula! I'm taking a little creative liberty here again since I'm not sure where the stove is. But this looks like a great way to for your guests to be in the kitchen and out of the way at the same time. A sleek and modern U‐shaped kitchen with a creative twist: The peninsula is part island/part kitchen table.

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Butcher Block Kitchen IslandButcher Block Kitchen Island

Zinc Kitchen Counters. You don't see zinc countertops in many modern kitchens but this metal has a warmth that has made it popular for centuries. Zinc's tone darkens with time adding patina. Its antimicrobial properties make it a smart choice for a cooking space. This beautiful material typically costs $100 and up per square foot installed.

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Transitional Living roomTransitional Living room

Lighting is vital in any room and the living room is no exception. To match your contemporary design style you need to look at light fixtures in terms of both style and type. The majority of living rooms can work with a table lamp combined with recessed lighting. When you will be incorporating a contemporary style take a look at a chrome ceiling fixture with recessed lighting but steer clear of anything which is scrolly or fancy.

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Transitional KitchenTransitional Kitchen

Tile Kitchen Counters. One of the more affordable counter choices (starting at $30 per square foot installed) ceramic or stone tile is incredibly durable and one of the few DIY countertop options. Maintenance can be difficult with all that grout but choosing a durable and dark grout can make things easier.

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Transitional Dining roomTransitional Dining room

Since the dining table is the most used and most seen among the dining room furniture it must be well chosen and designed to ensure its aesthetic value and of course functionality and strength. Whether it be a simple family dinner or a party involving many guests a good dining table is indeed a necessity.

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