20 Home Bar Design Ideas For the Contemporary Home

Your home is the one place you can retreat from the world and relax with family and friends. You want to get away from it all, and this can include bars and other social events. If you prefer to entertain in your own home and avoid large crowds, the costs of having drinks and dining out. You can entertain right in your own home when you design your own home bar. Whether making drinks for one, or fifty, home bars are convenient, stylish, cost saving, and safer than other options for having a few cocktails. Home bars can be designed in any style to match your home décor. One type of décor that is popular today, is modern, or contemporary design. It is sleek, clean, and can be a great design idea for a bar. Here are some ideas for designing your own bar for your contemporary home.

Contemporary design

The contemporary design is a sleek and clean look that typically uses tone-on-tone, basic colors and furniture designs. Contemporary is warm and welcoming and is one that is an eye-catcher for a room. The look stands out and does not fade into the background.

Where will your home bar be?

The first step is to decide where your home bar will be. Some people choose the location in their home according to where there is the space, while others have the space in multiple areas, but their preference might be specific. Maybe they prefer their home bar to be in the living room, the dining room, or a basement. They may even have a converted attic room that they plan to use for a bar and entertainment area. Wherever you decide, knowing how much space you have will help you design the right plans for the bar, seating, refrigerator and other amenities you plan to install.

Does it have running water and electricity running to it?

For a full-functioning bar, you will want water and electricity running to the area so you can utilize a sink and running water, as well as a refrigerator, lighting, and possibly some sort of television or entertaining package. If you don’t already have this set up, you will want to contact the appropriate contractors to get them installed.

Materials and colors

Some of the most popular contemporary materials and color choices often seen in contemporary home bars, include stainless steel, brushed metallic finishes and tile, such as you would find in a backsplash, countertop, or flooring. Wood floors are often seen in contemporary home bars, and can even be used on a wall or walls for your bar. Colors that make a great bar theme for a contemporary look, include shades of gray, black, white, brown and brown.

You can get ideas for a contemporary home bar by looking at the following 20 home bar designs for your contemporary home, and begin transforming a space in your home into the perfect, after-work place to hang out. Take a look and get started on your plans.

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