In the bright, neutral living room, a fireplace with recessed shelving flanking it on either side creates a focal point in the space. The mantel extends from the wall, creating a dramatic effect in the room, giving the space depth.
A simple pool surround of polished tile creates a dramatic effect around this full-size swimming pool by designer Robert Hursthouse. On the far side of the pool, the elegant poolhouse beckons with light and a vase of flowers.
This fireplace extends the dining room and provides a reading nook on the opposite side. The minimalist Caesarstone slab surround accentuates the linear flame to create a dramatic effect without overpowering the space.
A dark hardwood ceiling makes this guest room cozy and chic. Recessed lighting and light from the large window reflect onto the ceiling for a dramatic effect. The furnishings are attractive yet simple to keep the focus on the ceiling architecture.
Magenta-colored drapes and a zebra-printed, round ceiling cut-out create a dramatic effect in this girl's bedroom. Vibrant pillows add color to the white window seat bench. Playful, paisley-printed bedding brings even more rich, purple tones to the mostly white space.
In a small space, a dark accent wall can help the space feel more intimate. This powder room uses gunmetal gray on the back wall to dramatic effect; it's an especially striking pairing with the mosaic tile floor.
This high glam space was designed for entertaining and features a neutral color palette with pops of rich browns and orange. Traditional wainscoting frames the artwork and art deco sconces for a dramatic effect.
This black-and-white powder room features a wall-mounted rectangular sink paired with a floating wooden shelf for storing bathroom essentials. A black accent wall adds a dramatic effect, while two framed black-and-white photographs give the space a touch of artistic flair.
To create a dramatic effect in this apartment, designers enlisted the architectural concept of the enfilade, a series of rooms that open into each other, to emphasize the length of the apartment. The series of doorways is what guests see upon first entry to the apartment.