The home bar is one of the pinnacles of domestic luxury. Enjoyed by all those fortunate enough to have one, it's the ultimate at-home hangout spot providing the ideal scene for entertaining friends or settling in after a long day. Some homes come with bar spaces already in place. Others require a bit of doing. But whatever the case may be, there's a huge variety of ways in which to style your home bar to be the central location you've always wanted it to be. So whether your home bar takes up an entire room, accompanies a home theater, or opens out of a converted closet, these designer bar spaces have something to show you about how to set your space up for maximum cool.
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Black and Gold Home BarContinue to 2 of 19 below.
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Bar With Wood Chevron Shelving
Even simple design features can have a big visual impact. In place of traditional horizontal shelving, this home bar from Est Living favors shelves canted at a 45-degree angle. The stylish change clearly hasn't hurt the storage capacity of the unit, as it holds a full complement of options with room to spare.Continue to 3 of 19 below.
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Gray, Black, and Marble Home BarContinue to 4 of 19 below.
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Gray Home Bar With MirrorContinue to 5 of 19 below.
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Elegant Built-In Bar
What better addition could you ask for in a dining room than this stunning built-in bar space that Simplified Bee shared from Windsor Smith's book Homefront? Coming complete with sink, glasses and a huge mirror to ensure that the space doesn't feel cluttered, you'll have no trouble getting people to the table for your next get together.Continue to 6 of 19 below.
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Closet Turned Home Bar
A surprise behind every door. This hideaway home bar designed by Trevor Tondro is a perfect option for homes where space is at a premium. And just because a space is small, or even hidden, that's no reason to pass on the styling. Instead, the wallpaper backing of this bar shows us how to take advantage of every precious inch.Continue to 7 of 19 below.
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Hidden Home Bar
This dining room from Jane Ware Designs hides its bar space behind a pair of doors. Yet despite being a secret area of the room, the blue walls of the bar and the white doors both continue the color story of the space for a look that remains seamless whether the bar is open or it's already past the last call.Continue to 8 of 19 below.
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Luxurious Home BarContinue to 9 of 19 below.
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Black Bar With Geometric Mirror
We've already seen that mirrors behind the bar are a good idea. Semerjian Interiors nails a geometric mirrored look in this home bar. This is a prime example where a little creativity can take a design moment to the next level. Take a moment to peruse the wine cabinet while seeing the world behind you in a whole new way.Continue to 10 of 19 below.
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Formal Home Bar With Mirror
Of all the classic color palettes, black and white might be the most enduring. Here we see it put to good use again on this seductive home bar by Norman Askins, as the simplest of color combinations elevates this bar to a sophisticated state of design bliss, aided by the diamond motif being played out on the mirror and cabinets.Continue to 11 of 19 below.
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Emerald Green Tile Home BarContinue to 12 of 19 below.
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Home Bar With a Pop of ColorContinue to 13 of 19 below.
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Dramatic Black and Blue Home BarContinue to 14 of 19 below.
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Hidden Home Bar With Gold Interior
Sometimes home decor is fun just for the sake of fun. There's nothing wrong with having a little bling at home, especially at the bar area. And if a hideaway bar with a gold-plated interior is still being too subtle for you, try throwing in a neon sign like The Pink House did here. That should do it.Continue to 15 of 19 below.
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Black Marble and Gold Home Bar
Marble has been considered one of the most luxurious materials to decorate with since long before the appearance of Rome. Why the stone remains a favorite even after thousands of years is easy to see. This small corner bar from Kelly Wearstler covered in marble quickly becomes the centerpiece of the room.Continue to 16 of 19 below.
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Home Bar Under the StairsContinue to 17 of 19 below.
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Glam Bar CabinetContinue to 18 of 19 below.
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Sophisticated Closet BarContinue to 19 of 19 below.
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