This Spanish modern living room has 24-foot ceilings which allows for a curved interior balcony. The design features hallmarks of classic Mediterranean design: exposed beams, wrought iron details and filigreed light fixtures.
This Spanish-style living room has the feeling of a modern-day Medieval great hall, with interior balconies, arched openings and an imposing stone entryway bridged by a dark-stained lintel. Slipcovered and weathered wood furnishings tone down the formality of the space, giving it a comfortable, welcoming vibe.
Decked out with salvaged materials and sleek accessories, this converted barn is a stylish abode. A black ceiling makes a bold statement without being gloomy thanks to crisp white walls and a spacious open floor plan. A dark gray kitchen island anchors the first floor, with an interior balcony overhead.
Light stone and dark wood finishes combine for dramatic effect in this Spanish-inspired living room. A stone fireplace extends to the cathedral-height ceiling to create a dynamic focal point. The scale of the room, coupled with elements like dark ceiling beams, round candelabra fixtures and interior balconies, gives the space the feel of a modern-day Medieval great hall.
This spacious modern living room, with a second story view, is decorated in a neutral color scheme. A black sofa adds the largest contrast with smaller color accents on the throw blanket, neckroll pillow, and wall art. Metallic circle art adds shape to the decor, and a backless modern sofa with extending side tables is a unique piece perfect for the room.
A big picture window looks out over Texas Hill Country in this contemporary Austin home inspired by Italian farmhouse design. The glass and steel balcony provides a contrast to the more traditional design elements of the house.
This bridge connects both sides of the house with a glass balcony railing and a view to the living and dining room areas below. The windows overlook Texas Hill Country, and the vaulted ceilings give the space an an airy, open feel. The glass balcony railing provides a contemporary contrast to the more traditional design elements of the house.
A little color goes a long way in the great room of the 2013 HGTV Dream Home. Lime green walls are toned down with neutral accents and generous portions of white walls. Texture and prints are introduced through patterned armchairs, a striped rug and the rustic hanging above the fireplace.
This outdoor courtyard area features a wooden picnic table with bench seating and sliding glass doors that lead to the interior spaces. A second floor balcony with a wire mesh and wooden railing provides an overhead view of the space.
To allow the space to fully take advantage of the beautiful view and natural light, designers had an additional sliding glass door added to the master suite. This gives the space another balcony access point as well as highlights the simple, elegant design of the interior space.
For a house that sits right on the edge of a harbor, the interior and exterior want to be easily connected. The designers achieved that with balconies and decks that make the most of the water views and have plenty of space to enjoy the setting.
The clear pool water reflects the gorgeous architecture of this Puerto Vallarta home that combines the interior and exterior elements to create a tropical paradise experience. Curtained archways lead to balcony and patio space perfect for soaking in the scenery.
This sleek home makes use of its outdoor space in several ways: A patio extends off the lower floor, with glass doors folding back to connect it with the interior. There is also a grassy upper yard and several balconies enclosed by glass railings.