The main kitchen at Melton Construction’s Design Studio features the popular look of dark woods against white surfaces. Flat panel walnut cabinets and gray-toned wood floor play against a white waterfall countertop and metal cabinets. Builder: Melton Construction, Denver; Design Studio: Success Strategies; Merchandiser: In-house
Today’s buyers want a master bath that’s a spalike retreat. Solid, linear floor tile, quartz countertop, mosaic accents, and cool color tones create a fresh and calming space. Builder: Quadrant Homes, Seattle; Design Studio: Success Strategies; Merchandiser: Cynthia Higgins Design
Schell Brothers’ Design Studio displays an updated kitchen that’s casual and welcoming. Painted white cabinets, apron-front sink, and rustic floor work in tandem with both backsplashes for an updated look. Stacked cabinets are a fresher alternative to staggered ones. Builder: Schell Brothers, Rehoboth Beach, Del.; Design Studio: Success Strategies; Merchandiser: In-house Design Studio
A freestanding tub, floating vanities, linear floor tile, solid countertops, mosaic wall tiles, and cool paint colors create a spalike feel for this bath, selling the room as a haven and a getaway. Builder: Infiniti Home Collection; Merchandiser: HRI Design, Denver
Freestanding tubs are catching on. This one, placed inside the frameless glass shower, offers a new twist on the wet room, complete with a rain shower head. Builder: Schumacher Homes, Charlotte N.C.
Barn doors are a popular solution for dividing spaces, especially where there might not be room for a hinged door. These are built with knotty alder, which complements the hickory floors (finishes are Mannington and Mountain View in Fawn). Builder: Schumacher Homes, Charlotte N.C.; Merchandiser: Kay Green Design, Orlando, Fla.