Cool and Contemporary in Providence

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    Neutral Living Room

    Neutral modern living room

    There is something so stunning about monochromatic spaces. The best designer can take one shade, one hue and layer it to create the most stunning environments. In this condo located in Providence, Rhode Island, New York-based design firm, ASH NYC, has created a stunning environment all in white. In this living room neutral tones of stark white, cream and beige play well together due to expert design eyes. Small touches of gray, and woodgrain elements break up the landscape to create a beautifully serene affect. 


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    Textural Quality

    white and cream modern living room

    When playing with neutral shades it's all about texture. The more texture, the more variety in the design. And in this home, texture can found one every piece. Sofas in clean tucked cotton, tufted side chairs and striped natural pillows all work well together in this clean and uncluttered space. Even a wool rug completes the textured story in the space. From the ground up, the use of multiple textiles creates interest in this living area. All while framed by classic moulding and large windows that add architectural detail. 

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    Modern White Kitchen With Open Shelving

    natural wood open shelving white tile kitchen

    Exiting the living area and you enter this home's open-plan kitchen. Part kitchen, part dining room, the layout has been maximized for this room that does double duty. Built-in storage includes room for a slim refrigerator, cabinets and open shelving for dishware. The wood built-ins are enhanced by a compact dining area that fits right into the kitchen. Here, six can comfortably sit at a square dining table. For more natural layers, chairs with woven backs have been brought in to fill out the space. This picture perfect kitchen is efficient for both prepping great meals and entertaining all at once. 

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    Cozy Guest Room Retreat

    Modern white and maroon guest room with grey bedframe

    The home is located near the popular Downcity neighborhood of Providence. With that in mind, the designers have created a restful retreat. Every room of this home is layered with elements that help promote calm and relaxation. The guest bedroom is a cozy retreat for visitors. An upholstered headboard in gray is a contrast against the crisp white walls in the room. Above the dresser, art has been incorporated to bring color into the space. The shade of maroon can be spotted again in the Persian rug that adds both color and pattern to the floor. 

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    Uncluttered Office Space

    minimalist office with open shelving

    Beyond the bed an office space has been carved out. It's the perfect live/work environment, where the guest bedroom can also be used for work when visitors are away. A mid-century desk, reminiscent of Paul McCobb's famed style, sits in front of the home's many vast windows. The office chair is part of the dining room set. Here, the woven seating takes on a farmhouse feel. The office also offers additional storage for the residents. A streamlined, crisp white shelving unit practically melts into the wall. The unit allows for storage of books and office items. With the addition of a few baskets. extra storage for guests can also be held here. 

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    Colorful Master Suite

    Light blue and white master bedroom

    The master bedroom is the first space in the home where we see color on the walls. Walls have been painted in a cool shade of blue. The hue is so subtle, that it blends into the white walls in the room. Black and white elements add an architectural quality of the space. The black frame around the windows is repeated again and again in the bedroom's design. A black and white photograph focuses on clean lines like those framing the windows. The black headboard also ties the room's color palette together. 

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    Monochromatic White Bathroom

    Monochromatic bathroom with white tile

    Tile continues to make a comeback in modern interiors. It's no surprise that tile is featured in this beautiful contemporary home. It makes quite a statement in this bathroom, that is decked out in tile from the floor to the ceiling.  Here, a multitude of square white tiles reach a cool factor when they take over the entire space. Met with gray grout, the tile display really pops in this bathroom. For a bit of texture, a wood stool and sheepskin rug warm up the white tiled space.