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An Accent On Style: 3 Homes With Eye-Catching Accent Walls

Whether they utilize rich hues, bursts of color, or intriguing patterns, accent walls become focal points, infusing a space with style and creating an ideal backdrop for art.

Cinematic Style and Views

Kristine Miller | Sotheby’s International Realty – Brentwood Brokerage

Boasting the finest contemporary design, materials, and finishes, this striking gated Sunset Strip estate has an easy, generously scaled floor plan perfect for stylish living and entertaining. Steps above the living room, the formal dining room is anchored by an eye-catching stone wall ideal for the display of art. Disappearing walls of glass on both levels reveal fittingly cinematic views and open to the pool, spa, and terrace. Other highlights include an entertainment room with a bar, a theater or screening room, and a gym. 

Chic Houston Bungalow

William Finnorn | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty

A recent renovation of this timeless 1,646-square-foot bungalow in Houston’s vibrant Montrose neighborhood honors the classic aesthetic of its 1930s architecture while exuding unique modern flair. Distinctive design elements—vintage windows, antique doors, period hardware, hand-painted trim, bespoke masonry, and decorative wainscoting—distinguish the interiors. In a creative turn, closets and a media cabinet in the sunroom-like living room are lined in colorful wall coverings that capture the eye. Popular restaurants and shops are minutes away. 

Light-Filled Flatiron Loft

The Stein Team | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

Designed by esteemed architect West Chin, this sleek, chic three-bedroom loft brings contemporary flourishes to a 1905 Beaux Arts building in the Flatiron district. It features a light-filled great room with an accent wall that creates a fitting backdrop for a unique sculptural light fixture, anchors the great room with a cool organic hue, and creates a sophisticated contrast with the minimalist walls, floors, and décor. Other highlights include a chef’s kitchen with oak cabinets and superior appliances, an office, a media room, and a gym.

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