Hume Castle located in northern California boasts stone walls and arches with grand wooden doors, true to the medieval era. Ornate candle chandeliers provide lighting throughout the home, bringing out the richness of the wood.
Keeping the furnishings simple in this dining room calls attention to the lovely Spanish-style architecture with its graceful arches, high ceiling and beautiful wood floors. Black exposed beams pull the eye up and make the ceiling appear even loftier.
Contemporary Mediterranean Living Room With Green Sofa
In imagining the look of this living room, the biggest design challenge was its narrow shape and the low windows. Furniture couldn't go up against the walls, as it would block windows and doorways. The solution: Use the rug to center furniture in the middle of the space.
This open-concept great room encompasses a dining table and Tuscan-style kitchen just outside the sitting area. The kitchen island helps to divide the space and is adorned with granite countertop that complements the dark cabinetry and dining chairs.
As befits a beach house, there are plenty of comfortable sofas and plush armchairs in this California home. But thoughtful details like the wood beams, houseplants and accessories like the globe give the residence charming elegance.
Dark, elegant details like the green velvet sofa and black leather dining chairs give this Spanish-style room a beautifully sophisticated look. The dark shades are brightened with luxurious golden pops of brass.
Stunning Mediterranean Living Room With Large Entertainment Center
This spacious living room features neutral and brown tones paired with pops of orange, as seen in the throw pillows. A large entertainment center serves as the focal point for the space, while tile floors, a double tray ceiling and arched windows complete the look.
Furniture in creams and white add to the light-as-air feel of this large living room. The space connects to its Caribbean surroundings with tropical details like the ocean friends on the pillows and natural fiber rugs.
Formal Dining Room: Bayfront Mediterranean Villa in Naples, Fla.
Elegant and formal, this dining room draws from the Mediterranean style of the home with a pair of crystal chandeliers and beautifully detailed furnishings. An arched doorway keeps the space open to the two-story great room for seamless entertaining.
Living Room: Waterfront Mansion Featured in Kourtney and Kim Take Miami
Coffered ceilings and arched doorways add an elegant touch to this Miami living room. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
This tiny room by Astleford Interiors is big on style, thanks to the fireplace’s Mexican tile surround. Note that with a fireplace this fabulous, it’s best to keep the mantel simple and knick-knack free.
White Mediterranean Living Room Spotlights the View
A pair of white, nubby sofas and a fluffy white rug mirror the textured white walls in this living space, which features stunning views of the Mediterranean vista beyond. The home, a three-building villa in the town of Porto Rafael, features a neutral palette and spartan style that keeps the focus on the multitude of openings to the outdoors, allowing the view to become the home's true focal point.