This petite living space mixes rustic and Southwestern styles for a feel that's warm and inviting. Decorative lath wall panels clad the exterior wall where barn doors once hung. Those same doors have been repurposed to slide over the large living room window when privacy is desired.
In this Spanish Colonial living room, designers wanted to create a casual, elegant space, so they took advantage of the natural light that streams in through the arched windows on the space's far wall. Neutral tones and exposed beams continue to warm the space, while soft fabrics create a comfortable space to relax or entertain.
A sleek wood table is surrounded by leather-wrapped chairs and plaid armchairs for a masculine, western-inspired dining room. Beautiful black-and-white horse photography creates an eye-catching focal point.
Living Room: Clifftop Mansion in Santa Barbara, Calif.
The residence of over 11,000 square feet welcomes you with stunning ocean views seen from throughout the home. In this living room, walls of glass, a stone fireplace and the richness of handpicked mahogany create a cozy, almost rustic setting.
The open, southwestern-inspired kitchen and dining room is grounded by terracotta tile and hardwood flooring. A rustic dining table is paired with long benches for family-style dinners, while a two-tiered chandelier adds an Old World nod to the space.
A family-style dining table sits between two one-of-a-kind "walls" designed by Bells & Whistles. Sandblasted Brazilian marble floors create depth and add a balanced contrast to the “tin” textured ceiling in the main dining room. A decorative cinder block wall is adorned with hanging plants in a nod to indoor-outdoor eating. A hand-woven rug hangs from the wood paneled wall.
Modern Open Concept Living Room With Exposed Beam Ceilings
Wall-to-wall windows illuminate this open concept living room with exposed beam ceilings and a Southwestern vibe. A brown leather armchair is positioned next to the wooden coffee table, while the nearby dining room boasts a wooden table and white metal chairs.
French Doors, Broad Archways Elongate Transitional Great Room
In this white great room, three oversized French doors don't just achieve stunning symmetry; they also emphasize the room's natural light. Complemented by the cream-colored furniture, the room's broad archways both elongate this serene setting and establish defined spaces.
Small cobalt blue tile is used for the fireplace surround, adding color and Mexican flair to the seating area of this home office. Exposed wood beams, bookshelves and rustic mantel add warmth to the space, while comfortable armchairs create the ideal spot for relaxing by the fire.
Deep woods and cobalt blue upholstery creates a stark contrast in this Spanish dining room. Old World-inspired furnishings, from the chandelier to the china cabinet, reflect the timeless feel of the style.
White Furniture and Wood Fixtures Balance Transitional Living Room
Symmetry is key in this transitional living room. Centered by a traditional coffee table, the paired white sofas and armchairs naturally balance each other and the wood flooring. Against the back wall, a wooden bookcase and door anchor the fireplace on either side, while the French doors complement the room's arches.
Mantel in Spanish Colonial Living Room Adds Dramatic Effect
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.