Arched alcoves add architectural character to the master suite. One niche houses a desk for checking late night emails, while the other contains a chest that doubles as a media cabinet. The fireplace is elegantly highlighted with boxwood topiaries and a quatrefoil mirror.
East meets west in this eclectic entry hall, which features a nail head-studded door, shouldered arch and original crown molding. A star-shaped flush-mount light fixture echoes the star pattern on the door. An original phone niche houses a sculpture from the owner's extensive art collection. French Colonial-inspired architectural elements are set off by the contrast brought by white walls and ebonized hardwood floors.
Arches covered in creeping fig vines lead to the back entry of this elegant home. A neutral stone patio provides timeless flooring without distracting from the beautiful architectural details of the walkway.
Arched built-in bookcases complement the arched window in this home office, providing eye-catching architectural details. The neutral transitional room features a minimalist aesthetic for a clutter-free, productive workspace.
Comfortable upholstered seating mixes with a rustic coffee table in the living room of this elegant Washington estate. The fireplace features an arched surround and curved detail above, adding to the room's tailored interior architecture.
The finishes and textiles in this master bedroom suite are luxurious but neutral, allowing the bright tropical views beyond the picture windows to reign supreme. The suite features rich architectural details and multiple areas for living, including a sitting room, reading spot and writing desk. Arched openings tie in with the home's architecture.
Architectural detail abounds in this luxurious living room, part of a 10-acre private estate in Fall City, Washington. A stately fireplace features an arched design that echoes the curved ceiling above, as well as engaged columns that are repeated throughout the space. Furnishings are neutral with a touch of glam, giving the space a casual elegance that still urges guests to curl up and relax.
Designers strived to maintain a sense of the home's church origins by highlighting architectural elements like the beautiful, arched front door. A repurposed peg board hung on the wall makes for a fun spot to hang scarves and jackets.
Mediterranean architectural themes are seen everywhere in this impressive yet very casual home. The half-round Spanish arches are seen throughout the interior and exterior and really tie the building together, defining spaces such as this elegant front entrance.
The designers showed off the architectural bones of this beautiful cathedral-like building by keeping furnishings simple and elegant. A clear floor on the upper level maintains the soaring feel of the space by letting occupants see all the way through the structure.
"Details are the difference between good and great," says the design team of this fully renovated transitional estate. In this instance, a Gothic arch on the brick garden wall offers a peak at the home's overall architectural inspiration. A warm, traditional lantern and potted greenery create an inviting entryway.
The nursery in this urban home is the height of upscale baby chic, with a restrained, neutral palette, whimsical art and an emphasis on architectural detail. Pale wood floors and pale walls create a restful space for a young child, while unadorned windows allow in loads of natural light, giving the room a cheerful vibe.