Eclectic objects resting on an architectural balustrade console and deep windowsill in the living room include a pair of seventeenth-century Tunisian marble vessels, French gold dore candlesticks and an eighteenth-century Venetian damask coffer. Simple linen sheers informally frame the windows.
Light wooden tones are echoed in the balustrades and the underside of this multi-story stairwell for a thoughtful design touch. The sleek and spare stairs are adorned only by the geometric lines of the railings and a single piece of artwork.
The exterior of this large brick home is inspired by several Old World European styles. Curved archways and windows, Juliette balconies, brick balustrades, a dormer window, potted topiary and ceramic lions are a few details that set this home apart.
The rear terrace is framed by stone balustrades with decorative urns, leading to an inviting swimming pool. The line of the terrace is continued with the use of a linear hedge to further define the garden's spaces.
A formal terrace steps down to an architectural swimming pool surrounded by a lush green lawn. The pool coping material matches the stone used in the balustrade and the pavers on the terrace, creating a harmonious garden design.
This outdoor dining area features a ceiling fan along with custom-made corbels, new posts and balustrades. The adjacent lush garden features pavers, a fountain and a hammock that results in the ultimate backyard retreat.
Trendy wooden staircase - Rather than solid wood balustrades, the staircase has metal sections, which gives a better view of the stairs as they rise up through the house. It also allows light to flow through the space.
Capiz mosaic tile shimmers on the stair risers, adding a coastal look to this traditional foyer. White paneling and a crystal chandelier give the space a classic elegance. Wrought iron balustrades echo the Mediterranean style of the exterior.
The eyebrow on the roof was used to soften yet distinguish the entrance. Though the exterior details are modest, more emphasis was placed on the entry porch with a decorative balustrade and fluted columns, with the curved roof above.
Crisp white furniture and walls gives this formal living room a classic contemporary look. The gray, raised panel fireplace surround and onyx fireplace demands attention. Iron balustrades on the grand staircase echo the Mediterranean style featured on the home's exterior.
The stunning stone staircase serves as a focal point in this dynamic home. Open risers and a transparent glass balustrade make the staircase look and feel as if it's floating. A colorful display wall meets you as you descend, ensuring there's never a dull moment.
A grid of wavy glass squares set into a screen reflects light into the living room. Each glass panel was handblown, then silvered and washed for a murky, underwater effect. A softly curved antique Irish console softens the space; cast-bronze pigeons alighted on the salvaged balustrade are an allegory of the city.