Though this contemporary home is designed with an open plan in mind, the great room is still divided into easily distinguished areas thanks to smart architectural features. The steel fireplace helps define two sitting zones, while the second-floor hallway helps demark the kitchen and dining areas.
This Paso Robles clubhouse not only pops with vibrant colors, but designer Victoria Rogers also makes a modern statement with architectural features she chose for the room. The see-through dividing wall continues the openness of her design, while the white tile flooring in the center of the room throws light onto the floor in an interesting way. Moreover, the wall housing the television embraces a modern, futuristic appearance.
Across from her bicycle, sits another vignette featuring one of Nana Yaa’s favorite decorating accessories: books. While the vase of flowers do a lovely job of echoing the color of the bike, the real star of this area is clearly the walls themselves. The architectural details stretch from floor to ceiling, bringing a sense of character to the entire home.
Natural stone architectural features like walls, bridges and waterfalls are arranged to create layers of texture in this Colorado garden. An arched bridge leads visitors over a natural wetland inspired pond surrounded by a bounty of native plants which help to soften the stone features.
Chango and Co. created every child's dream play space in this expansive playroom. Floor mattresses line one wall and are topped with playful throw pillows for crashing, a teepee provides a place for dreaming, and rope swings hang from the ceiling for extra fun. A bold Swiss cross pattern livens up the walls, and black trim highlights the architectural features of the room.
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.
Water cascades down the sides of a sandstone architectural water feature, a showstopping element in this calm, native garden. The stand alone feature is built with vertical sandstone boulders, arranged in a circle within the small pond framed by smaller tumbled stones. Uplights at the base enhance the drama of the water feature.
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.
This architectural screen wall with vertical slats of wood that have been ebonized helps define the dining room and allows light to filter in from the adjacent stairwell to the upper level of the home.