Breathtakingly dramatic, this luxurious apartment uses soaring ceilings and a wall of windows to make the most of its urban setting. Sheer curtains highlight the height of the room and the orb-shaped chandelier also draws the eye up.
For this French Country dining room, Designer Nichole Jacobson chose vibrant colors, girlie patterns, bold statements. Metallic wallpaper design adds texture and style, when paired with the turquoise painted ceiling and bright yellow armoire.
Boston-area designer Heidi Pribell created this gilded masterpiece for a client who was renovating his historic Beacon Hill home. Pribell combines the ornate Louis XIV style with a still-bright (but less baroque dining) area, giving the room a full shimmery feel without assaulting the occupants with details at every turn.
Scour thrift stores and antique shops for brass coffee tables and other fixtures and you might find yourself transforming your living room from ho-hum to va-va-voom. Designer Rivers Spencer brings the glamour with choice gold features in this stunning living room.
This stylish living space features floor-to-ceiling windows that open into the backyard, creating an indoor-outdoor feeling throughout the living and dining rooms. A vented ceiling allows fresh air to circulate, while a stainless steel dining table and chairs offers a sleek touch to the space.
"Don't be afraid to mix the metals" says designer Michel Boyd who uses gold and silver together in his space. Metallics, says Boyd, work for him like a pop of color. "That reflective surface is the pop of color," says Boyd.
Traditional Great Room With Decorative Ceiling and Rich Upholstery
This elegant great room features soft blue-green walls paired with gold accents, like the floral upholstered sofas. A traditional chandelier hangs from a decorative ceiling, while a square coffee table sits atop a teal and gold floral area rug. Five sets of French doors offer natural light and immediate access to the 93-foot terrace.