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In the realm of contemporary design, there’s a growing demand for homes that balance fresh and clean aesthetics with rustic charm, and our Hamilton model home at Empire Kennington in Charlotte is appealing to the masses.


When bringing this model home to life, the designers of Unscripted Interior Design dove deep into current design trends, considering the appeal of curated pieces you’d find at retailers like Crate & Barrel and West Elm. The outcome? Warm tones, intriguing accent walls, and unique elements that add effortless depth and interest to rooms. Read on to learn how you can replicate this fresh and contemporary look to give your home the design refresh it deserves.

The Kitchen & Dining Room

With clean lines, bright-white cabinets, and natural light illuminating the space, there’s never a dull moment in this kitchen. To achieve a vibrant look, the designers opted for white cabinets, as well as dark-colored countertops and hardware for contrast. A medium-stained wooden table keeps the space warm and functional, while a red-toned rug frames the space.

The Family Room

Fresh and clean is the theme, and this family room is an ideal representation. The intentional use of warm accents and white furnishings is used to achieve this, especially with the use of beige seating and clay-colored pillows. A dark, round coffee table adds visual interest to the space, while a wooden media table incorporates texture.

Sophie 3-Piece Sofa — IvoryMJM Furniture. 

Colorblock Woven Shag Rag RugUrban Outfitters. 

Cyan Design Gannet VaseLamps Plus. 

Calypso Havana RugLumens. 

The Premier Suite

This premier suite is the ultimate getaway, marrying coastal vibes with warm, contemporary design. The red-toned ceiling and striped wall decal are striking, acting as the main focal points of the room. To maintain a comfortable feel, light-colored furniture, bright linens and textiles, and a pop of greenery are incorporated — creating a balanced and inviting atmosphere homeowners will love.

The Upstairs Loft

The options are endless in this upstairs loft. Used as a media room and a place to complete homework, this space combines all the key design elements of the home in a functional and fun way. Wood textures, white linens, and patterned pillows shape the room, with a red-toned accent wall to tie it all together.

The Flex Room

The Hamilton’s flex room is the perfect canvas for a study. Its optimal storage options and open shelving incorporate the home’s warm-toned palette, ideal for those who work from home. To keep the room feeling spacious, a simple wooden table is used as a desk, with a beige chair and curtains to complement the overall aesthetic.

Looking for more design inspo? Check out these trendy accent wall ideas, and discover how you can enhance your entryway and front porch designs.


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Images courtesy of: Target (Wellfleet Faux Leather Barstool); Houzz (Surya Park Avenue Rug; Harrison Round Cocktail Table); Appliances Connection (Bedford Collection Dining Table); Etsy (Preserved Moss Centerpiece, Minimalist Sequoia Tree Printable Wall Art); Birch Lane (Arie Pendant); Home Depot (Brushed Gold Flush Mount with Clear Glass Shade; Omaha Alu Tribal Modern Vintage Stripes Cream Rug; Natural Magazine Water Hyacinth Wicker Storage Basket); Amazon (Black Canisters); English Elm (Reema Modern/Contemporary 4 Door Sideboard, Flynn Large Nightstand); Overstock (Kyrene Modern 64-inch Floor Lamp, Tyrina Table Lamp); MJM Furniture (Sophie 3-Piece Sofa); Urban Outfitters (Colorblock Woven Shag Rag Rug); Lamps Plus (Cyan Design Gannet Vase); Lumens (Calypso Havana Rug); Meadow Blu (Lyndon Leigh Chloe Occasional Chair); Martin Perri (Voyage Terracotta Pillow); Macy’s (Sarah Area Rug); Wayfair (Catie Upholstered Headboard, Caire Nesting End Table; Adcock Faux Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree in Rattan Basket; Faux Grass in Cement Pot; Burbury Linen Solid Back Parsons Chair; Zera Terracotta Table Vase; Hutton Chain); Modish (Modway Saunter Tufted Fabric Armless Chair); Ashley Furniture (Boyle Dining Chairs); Jungalow (Amalia Pillow); West Elm (Crossweave Curtain, Isabella Chair); Safavieh (Piran Media Stand); Apt 2B (Kanan Long Dining Table); Lowes (Tan Indoor Geometric Area Rug); Crate & Barrel (Lindstrom Organic Cotton Sheer Window Curtain Pane); Saatchi Art (Pink Morning II Print).


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