Tour a Sleek Modern Home with Bells and Whistles

A timeless beautiful home often pleases our eye by its sophisticated color palette and layered arrangement. Minimalism has being dominated the market for many years. And the true masters’ minimalism work often has a touch of warmth and timelessness that make a home homey. Today, we are going to virtually tour a home that is sleek, modern yet having all of bells and whistles.

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A Historic Palm Beach Villa with a Modern Twist

The first impression when we came across this 1920 estate in Palm Beach is that we really love its classical details in both its architecture structure and interior furnishings yet the house is quite clean and modern at the same time. Here are our favorite highlights for this home.

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5 Ways to Craft an Unique High-Style Dining Room

One of the fun things we love to do at home is to sit around the dining table with candles on  and soft music on at the end of the day.  We feel we really need this to wind down each day and to get ready for a good-night sleep.  we also love to put up a  festive themed tabletop on each holiday since  we celebrate almost every holiday as much as we can. Besides kitchen, a dining room is the place where people get together with families and friends for formal parties or casual gatherings all the time. So, the design of a dining room is really important for you to enjoy by yourself to the maximum and nourish  your loving relationships. And you want this space to be unique and reflect your own personality and of course well designed.  Today we are going to talk about 12 ways to devise a one-of-the-kind dining room.

1. Decide function first. Before you start the design process, you need to know how you would like to use this space—a formal dining or a casual gathers only?  The way how you want to use the space will set the foundation for the design process.

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Alex Papachristidis’s dining room for last spring’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York incited a frenzy on social media—so much so that even the interior designer, a bit of an Instagram sensation himself with more than 52,000 follow­ers, was surprised. Still, he’d expected the room to make an impression. “That’s what you do with a showhouse: You go wild,” he says. “People want to be wowed.”

Although the dining room is getting more casual and relaxed, still, most of home owners still want to make their dining room very  formal with a big wow factor. If this the case, the striking artwork, unique wall-treatment,  flooring, right light fixtures, one-of-the-kind furnishings and upscale custom furniture might be the options for you to consider. In this New Yorker Designer Alex Papachristidis designed dining room, the light-grey-colored hand-painted wallpaper is one of the key features for this stunning sumptuous  dining room.  Also the gilded Louis XVI dining chairs really stand out from the muted almost monogram color palette. The crystal chandelier, the gilded clock  further emphosis the wow factor and luxury feel. So our suggestions here to crrate a formal dining room: invest in a good-quality dining table setting and choose furnishings to compliment the dining table setting.

 

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2. Have a focal point.

The trick here is to make the table the center of attention, so that your guests are compelled to take a seat and dinner companions are the main focus.  Once the table is situated, arrange all other furnishings and accessories so that they complement this focal point. Also read this article on tables-capes.

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We love this refined combined with rustic look. It’s truly a lay-back space with a high style thanks to the comfy slippery chair, the rustic wood table and floral wallpaper.

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The pink fresh roses on the table , soothe blue fabric on the dining chairs and plushy pillows on the banquette create such a calming dining setting to invite you to take a seat.

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The wasabi-wasabi like chandelier and the long wood table are casual, relaxing with a big style.

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Aren’t you thrilled to be invited to sitting around this polish dining setting.

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comfy and glamorous

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Party is about to start.

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3. Gold bold  with colors and surface treatments.

Unique colors and textures completely transform a space by  creating  interesting textures and surfaces in the major horizontal planes: the floor, the table, and the ceiling.

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This high-gloss bright blue wall finish makes this dining room stand out .

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We love the silver-leaf ceiling treatment which looks elegant and bounce light around.

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a scenic tapestry on the wall can be a conversation starter.

4. Mix and Match.

Mixing and matching  furnishings, lighting, or artwork is a fun part to design your dining room. It often creates unexpected result and makes the style of the space timeless.

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In this space, six neutral dining chairs are contrasted by two zebra print armchairs.

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We love how the tradition crystal chandelier contrasts with super modern dining table and chairs to make the space so fresh and fashion-forward.

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This minimalism chandelier makes the traditional dining room decor look so fresh and interesting.

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Again, the mid-century modern chandilioer inject playfuness to this traditional dining room.

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The gold modern chandelier brings youthfulness to a traditional dining room.

 

5. Always looking for custom furnishings.

We assume you want to have a dining room  unlike any other. So please always look for  custom furnishings. A one-of-a-kind table or unique chairs will help a dining room stand out. The custom, live-edge wood table is the focal point of this space

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The custom, live-edge wood table is the focal point of this space.

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If you are looking for custom furniture, we can help, please contact info@khkdesignsinteriors for your inquiry.

 

 

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Well, we hope you can enjoy your Friday like this lady in the video:

 

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5 Ways to Create a High Style Room with a Relaxing Vibe

We all want the freshest, newest and coolest look for our home in the new year, don’t we?  If refreshing your home in high style is  one of your goals in 2020,   please read on this blog since we are going to share some industry insights in the following 5 ways to help you reach your goal in 2020 by showcasing our newly designed dining room project.

  1. First and foremost, always keep true to your own style and choose things that you love and  are attracted to. You may notice that there are a strong wave going on years for mid-century style furnishings and you can find mid-century  furniture and decor in any big box retailers now . If mid-century is your style, that is all good.   But just bear in mind that not all of mid-century furniture is created equal.  If you are a classical lover, I have a good news for you that classic design with new twists is coming back big.  Millenniums are now looking for one of   kinds  of vintage pieces, antique  and art to curate their own personal style. They definitely don’t want their home just look like their neighbors.

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Full-body drapery panels, upholstered furniture always elevate a room elegantly in a big way.   Well-made and crafted pieces are always worthy of an investment in a long term. In this dining room design, we pair 4 blush linen upholstered slipper-covered chairs with 2 of Champaign gilded modernized Louis XVI chairs to create a very sophisticated yet relaxing  dining  atmosphere.

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We love these clean-lined modern classic furniture with beautiful details.

Furniture and part of decor items in this Dining Room will be available on our online store soon.

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2. Stay muted natural color palette with pops of color in a subtle and cohesive way is a great approach to create a timeless interior.

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We stay neutral for all of main furniture, wall colors and drapery while having pop of color in artworks, crystal vases, fresh flower arrasngments

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We love how  pink, purple, blue play off  with neutral background colors –blush, blue and cream in this dining room. Plus, blue on Waterford tumblers is relevant to the theme color  of 2020— Pantone color of the Year–Classic Blue. You always can easily replace these items as the season is  changing to keep your home fresh year around.

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At this time of the year, we would like to have some touch of  Chinoiserie  not only because they sing with the rest of the room decor also because Chinese New Year is coming and it is the time to celebrate the year of rat with our handpicked oriental decor.

3. Layering  the room with different elements, patterns and textiles and etc… is another way to create timeless look  since layering always bring in  interests, depth, dimensions and personalities to the space.

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We love this oriental blue-and-white vase sitting on a white gilded pedestal.

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What an intricate pattern on the large blue-and-white porcelain vase.

4. Have something sparkling to create a high-design and high-polished  style for the room that is important to you and your family.

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Crystal chandeliers and crystal  decor  objects are always our go-to items to create high-style interiors.  In this case, a modern crystal chandelier echos crystal vases on the dining table.  We love to use a group of vases with different sizes to create a more fun and relaxing atmosphere.

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An amethyst Vase is modern and fashion-forward.

5.  Yes, fresh flowers please. They help add pops of color and make any room alive in a second. We usually prefer to  loose style  flower arrangements since they often  invoke  a relaxing vibe.

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A group of loose flower arrangements in crystal and ceramic vases are chic, cheerful and elegant.  They, for sure, enhance your appetite.

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Waterford Crystal Jeff Leatham Icon 10″ Amethyst Vase 40035426

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Wedgwood White Folia Vase Rounded

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White Folia Vase Rounded–A modern, flawless design with a truly unique profile, this Rounded Vase brings the beauty of the outdoors to your home decor. Made in England and crafted from silky white fine bone china, this vase celebrates and embraces natural forms and shapes. The perfect base for the brightest of flowers and the perfect gift, presented in a signature Wedgwood blue gift box.

Wedgwood Vera Bande Bowl- 8.5″

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With a design that celebrates spare simplicity, Vera Bande giftware exalts the Modernist ethos. Featuring a clean, flawlessly modern profile and a single, circular cut, Vera Bande makes a bold statement through understatement. The perfect showcase for short stem flowers, rose petals, potpourri or floating candles, this 8.5″ Bowl adds an elegant touch to any decor.

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KHK Designs’Holiday ShowHouse Classical—DiningRoom

We have used light lilac chnocssorie wallpaper to give this dining room a touch of feminity

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Phil Table Lamp by GlobalViews—A large round pill shaped bulb sits on top of a block in a shiny nickel finish. Our Pill Table Lamp is a contemporary wonder that would work even in the most classic of spaces. Topped with a ivory faux silk shade, the clean lines and minimal styling keep it fresh.Dimensions
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GRANDE SWIRL JAR-MATTE WHITE—Hand crafted from Portuguese ceramic, our Grande Swirl Jar is sure to make a statement. Large in scale, this stunning jar is available in both matte white and bronze finishes.                                                                                                                              Dimensions
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GOVERNOR’S PALACE MIRROR

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Strie Compote is a traditionally inspired hand pressed molded ceramic. Finished in clean white ceramic with a hand applied striated pattern cut into the surface. Get the Price

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To be continued.

 

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7 Beautiful Rooms for Your Friday Retreat

Hi, guys, it’s Friday! I hope you all have a very productive week.   Here is the summary for this week’s posts:

  1. Please click here to learn About Storage and Display System
  2. Please click here to learn one trendy color next year
  3. Please click here  to learn the basics on how to setup a beautiful table-top.
  4. Please click here to learn how wallpaper can transfer your home.

And today, I would love to share with you some of most beautiful and unique rooms that I came across for this week.

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I love how the traditional black-and-white houndstooth fabric on iconic Saarinen chairs complements with floral table-cloth to create a balanced Yin-and-Yang moment

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Mid-Century Modern Woven Fabric Upholstered Accent Arm Chair Set of 2 (Houndstooth)

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Zuo Sappy Dining Chair, Houndstooth

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Black & Off White Table Cloth Napkins (100% Cotton, Floral Hand Block Print, 20X20 inch, Pack of 6) Properly Finished, No Fray Edges | for Home, Kitchen, Dining Room, Holiday

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Floral Tablecloth by Ambesonne, Watercolor Peony Flowers with Black Brush Strokes Romantic Spring Print, Dining Room Kitchen Rectangular Table Cover, 60W X 90L Inches, Light Pink Black White

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Crabtree Collection Deluxe Cotton Table Linens, Bright Colors for Kitchens and Dining Rooms – (Vintage Floral Napkin Set)

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I love how the designer arranges the artworks and fine furniture like a gallery wall.

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Modway Intersperse Button-Tufted Contemporary Modern Bench With Metallic Geometric Frame in Silver Gray

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Iconic Home Bruno PU Leather Modern Contemporary Tufted Seating Goldtone Metal Leg Bench, Black

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I love this white-on-white color palette in this relaxing and light-filled bedroom. I also love the wall-mounted nightstand which is able to use every square feet of the room.

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Kate and Laurel Kitt Floating Shelf Side Table with Drawer, Rustic Brown

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Linenwalas Bamboo Sheets Queen Size | Christmas 100% Organic Softest Moisture Wicking Deep Pocket Bedding | Silk Like Soft, Cooling Luxury Resort Bed Sheet Set (Queen Size, White)

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I love how they use the space underneath the stair to create a conversation corner.

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I love the way they style these two tiny kitchens by showcasing the organic wooden cutting boards.

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Palais Dinnerware Teak Wood Cutting Board – Wooden Butcher Block (13″ Round Teak Wood)

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I love how the black-and white artwork soothes this fetching vignette.

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Convenience Concepts Gold Coast Faux Marble Console Table

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Meridian Furniture 410-T Jade Collection Modern | Contemporary Mirror Console Table with Geometric Style, 48″ W x 14″ D x 31″ H,

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I love how this blush chinoiserie wallpaper adds touch of softness and sophistication to the space.

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Removable Water-Activated Wallpaper – Chinoiserie Chinoiserie Pink Peony Bird Butterfly Flower by Domesticate – 24in x 144in Smooth Textured Water-Activated Wallpaper Roll

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a Piece of Paris

This weekend has been fantastic.  We were able to dine the newly open French restaurant, Le Petit Paris. in Downtown, Los Angeles. It’s a very classic European decor with LA glamour—not too stuffy. It’s actually very casual and relaxing.  You can just be here for whatever the reasons. I love the whole seating arrangement—open and airy, the lighting, jewel-tone color palettes, furnishings and live DJ.  Here are some photos I would love to share with you:

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the Entrance. Photo from Wonho Frank Lee

I love the open waiting area–over-sized Eiffel Tower photograph and simplified wall panelings. The cream and gray tiles look very chic yet historical.

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Cozy and stylish

The velvet red puts you in the mood--so French!
The velvet red puts you in the mood–so French!

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a quiet corner

a beautiful table set
a beautiful table set

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a grand staircase photo from Wonho Frank Lee

The interiors are simply stunning. I just soaked myself in this Parisian glamor for the whole time.