Modern glam decor puts the charisma back into contemporary interiors. Shining metallic accents and luxe marble elements take the look way upscale, whilst neutral white and wood tone backdrops remain calm and collected. The four refreshing home designs we’re looking at today tackle the modern glamorous decor aesthetic with a subtle approach, leaving room to breathe around key pieces. Captivating furniture choices favour the elegant over the highly ornate, and high-end lighting options are tasteful without a whisper of ostentation. This is a key look for discerning homeowners who appreciate all of the finer things in life, without desire for the pretentious, showy or loud.

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Erika Bonnell overhauls a young client’s Arlington condo with a pastel palette and soft, feminine lines

When Lindsay Stuckey, a young real estate agent, tapped Erika Bonnell to overhaul her condominium, the designer relished the challenge. Stuckey was drawn to the two-bedroom Arlington apartment, where she intends to live for the next five years, by its lofty views of DC. But the outdated interiors cried out for a makeover.

Bonnell gutted the entire space, working with Sonnenday Custom Builders to sell my house fast channel a fresh look that suited Stuckey’s aesthetic without breaking the bank. “We ripped out the kitchen and baths, removed floors and dropped ceilings for decorative lighting,” Bonnell explains. White walls and wood-look floors created a blank slate for a new pastel color scheme and a blend of classic and contemporary furnishings. “I would call it modern, updated traditional with a lean toward softer, feminine lines,”

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