Secret Old World-Style Bar With Contemporary Touches
This sunken bar is a completely hidden room that can't be seen from anywhere within the home. The secret space is concealed by bookcases in the hallway. Contemporary touches spice up the room's stunning Old World design.
Stone Doorway With Corinthian Columns and Crystal Chandelier
A pair of Corinthian-style columns flank this stone doorway, creating a dramatic entrance to the formal sitting room. The spiral crystal chandelier in the sitting room carries on the glamorous sparkle from the chandelier hanging above the doorway.
Beach House Gallery Featuring High, Arched Ceilings and Glass Doors Leading to the Shore
When the ocean's shore awaits just outside, do everything possible to highlight that amazing feature. A large glass door is a must! Here, uniquely arched ceilings reflect the shape of the door and allow light to rise, creating a lofty, open effect.
Grand Foyer: Stunning European Villa in Los Angeles, Calif.
Even the entrance to the home is grand and elegant. The two-story foyer boasts marble flooring, a marble staircase, an ornate wrought iron railing and a fabulous chandelier that echoes the gold accents found in the handrails. A red and gold upholstered bench adds a luxurious finishing touch to the design.
An antique chandelier hangs above an entryway covered with limestone tiles on the wall and brick pavers on the ground. An antique mirror and framed etchings decorate the walls above a settee and dresser.
Foyer: Elegant Italianate Estate in Bellevue, Wash.
The home features a magnificent two-story foyer, which boasts ebony floors that make a dramatic statement against neutral walls and white molding. An ornate wrought iron railing fits with the home's Italianate style.
Hand-scraped mesquite flooring creates a warm, welcoming atmosphere upon entering the home's Mediterranean-style foyer. A staircase with an ornate wrought iron railing curves up the side of the room, drawing the eye up to the grand two-story ceiling.
Mediterranean Hallway with Antique Blue Side Board
This hallway gives off a Mediterranean vibe with its Grecian blue antique side board and stone-like candlesticks. Stone sculptures of white flowering plants in distressed pottery sit on either side of the table, while a painting on the white brick wall provides a colorful finishing touch.
The foyer of this opulent home opens into a space that features a large cross on the wall, a painted ceiling depicting saints and a village. A large sculpture is set into the wall on a built-in cabinet.
Foyer: Lavish Mediterranean Masterpiece in Frisco, Texas
The stunning glass front doors with wrought iron detailing are surrounded by matching glass panels, creating a magnificent, light-filled foyer. The space boasts two-story ceilings and luxurious marble floors.
The flooring in this hallway is created from noche travertine stone tiles laid in a staggered brick pattern. Although they're originally intended for outdoor use, the designer liked the casual character the material brought to this interior space.
Mediterranean with a twist, this Spanish Revival house was not meant to look predictable. Traditional Spanish elements like the floor tiles and flowers pair with more rustic themes like exposed wood beams and paneling.