Georgis calls this room "Study in Red," and you can see why. It abounds in claret, burgundy, cerise, Chinese and blood reds. It's meant to evoke the interior of royal abodes, ecclesiastical vicarages and brothels
Here's an example of the contemporary edge with a fresh vibe and lighter, brighter look that most buyers want, even on the most classic Mediterranean homes, according to top Los Angeles realtors Branden and Rayni Williams of Williams & Williams.
Branden and Raynie Williams of Williams Estates say, “The look is completed with a beautiful main gate, which could either be a heavy, reclaimed wood or iron." This is an especially good idea if you have young children or pets that play in the front yard, or just want extra privacy and security.
"Many Mediterranean-style homes in the United States are often found in warmer climates. That means that trees and shrubs around your Mediterranean-style home are likely to grow much more quickly and fully than around homes in other parts of the country," according to the experts at The Plan Collection. "As a result, frequent landscaping and gardening maintenance is essential for enhancing curb appeal."
Glazed ceramic subway tiles are an inexpensive and classic addition to any bathroom. Designer Mark Williams loves to use them on the walls since they serve a practical solution and create a refined look.
Getting through to the patio will never be the same now that designer Anna Williams uplifted this living space with custom cabinetry and comfortable furnishings. The gray and white color scheme softens the room and allows the view from the glass patio doors to take prominence. Especially noteworthy is the attractive gray and white area rug that warms the presentation of the more practical beige tile.
Designer Anna Williams chose a timber dining table with slats for her outdoor patio redo, as it fit the tropical design scheme and its sturdiness and length would accommodate a large gathering of family members or guests. The dark metal dining chairs are an unexpected choice, yet incorporate well with the table and privacy screens for a cohesive look.
Designer Anna Williams created this large, open patio area as a perfect entertaining space for a young family. A contemporary design incorporates with the tropical flavor in both the living and dining areas using comfortable yet practical furnishings that work well for outdoor use. A gray sofa divides the living and dining areas, with pops of green in its accessory pillows.
Designer Anna Williams created this outdoor living area to be practical with an air of tropical luxury. A contemporary outdoor sofa anchors the space, while the round papasan-inspired chairs are easy to reposition. A sturdy wood coffee table and ceramic side tables provide plenty of space for entertaining.
Designer Anna Williams worked her magic for a young family with dogs galore by repurposing this neglected walk-through space with a few clever touches. White custom cabinetry was added to one wall of the room, which can now be used for decorative display and storage. A wall of family art and photographs, displayed in white frames and canvas, adds a personal touch to the room, while the casual furnishings encourage relaxation and play.
Designer Anna Williams, against a white backdrop of walls and bookcases, cleverly created a homage to this family by framing and displaying memories and mementos of their lives. Using canvas and white frames, she focused attention on the children's artwork and special family photographs with careful attention to placement and design. Guests will delight in their little slice of life!
This bathroom, designed by Mark Williams, flaunts a pristine double vanity with granite counter top. Brick patterned white wall tiling maintains the bright atmosphere while adding textural complexity, and large windows flood the space with natural light, highlighting all details.