Large windows pour natural light into this bright and airy bedroom. Twin beds are perfect for overnight guests, who want to enjoy oceanfront views of Kauai beaches. Yellow chairs pull up to a table for playing games or grabbing a snack. Exposed beams and wood planks create a tropical-style ceiling.
This spacious basement renovation included the addition of a great room, complete with a brown L-shaped sofa and striped chaise lounge. The exposed beam ceiling completes the look of the space, while a nearby garage door offers natural light and adds an industrial look to a pool table area.
This transitional living room uses a blue rug to delineate the living room space from the kitchen. Often a struggle with open-concept floor plans, separating spaces helps bring a cozy feel to even expansive areas. The beams on the ceiling add a rustic feel to this seemingly traditional room.
The home office of this luxury Miami Beach estate has a custom-built desk with a custom-designed leather inlay. An imposing stone fireplace extends to the beamed ceiling, giving the space a feel of solidity and warmth. A leather chair and crackling fire make it an inviting space to work.
Pale woods and clean lines define the main living spaces of this rustic, yet contemporary Martha's Vineyard home. Details like wood beam ceilings, open kitchen shelving and barn doors on a sliding track give the space the feel of a modern farmhouse. Soft colors open it up and reflect light.
This ski cabin’s breakfast nook with built-in bench seating is the perfect spot for a quick meal before a busy day on the slopes. The wood floors, wood-beamed ceiling and wood kitchen countertops all enhance the room's rustic feel, while an Arts and Crafts-style chandelier and sconces illuminate the space.
This Mediterranean-style family room in Miami features gorgeous wood-beamed ceilings, tile floors and French doors leading to balconies overlooking the Biscayne Bay. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
This bright kitchen pairs together white and black Shaker style cabinets for a minimalistic look. The exposed beam ceiling is lined in white wood planks and includes a skylight, which provides a source of natural light. Stainless steel appliances and gray and white Quartzite countertops finish off the look of the space.
Natural materials and walls of glass give this rustic living room the feeling of an outdoor space. A stacked-stone fireplace extends to the high, beamed ceiling, evoking an open, airy feel. Ample seating creates a cozy conversation area, and bunching tables have a sinuous design that reflects the nature scene outdoors.
This open plan dining room allows for easy transition between the kitchen and dining spaces, while exposed beam vaulted ceilings give the rooms a spacious look. Natural light streams through windows on both sides of the room, illuminating the dark brown dining table and chairs. A globe chandelier adds a modern touch.
Dark beams give articulation to the ceiling, adding depth and calling attention to its height. Large windows along two walls let in lots of natural light. The layout is open concept, but curtains at the doorway can divide this family room from the adjacent formal living room to give both areas more privacy.
This island-themed bedroom leans on a neutral palette paired with vibrant green accents to create a lively room design. An exposed beam vaulted ceiling and cherry hardwood floors add an exotic touch, while floral throw pillows keep the decor fun. Sliding glass doors provide access to the deck with a waterfront view.
Though defined by wood beams and rough stone walls, this entryway looks sleek and modern thanks to broad windows and a door with glass panels. Notice, too, how the curved ceiling flows from the exterior to the interior and so literally brings the outdoors inside.
An open plan makes this a combination kitchen and dining room area. The kitchen's dark wood cabinets and stove are offset by the modern white of the cabinets, built-in eating bench, curtains and chair covers and contrast nicely with the lime green walls. The eclectic lighting fixtures highlight the beamed ceiling.
Soaring ceilings with exposed dark wood beams set the scene in this Old World-style living room. A grand red-and-white tile fireplace warms the room from one end, while an ornate mirror is positioned opposite the couch to visually widen the room.
General contractor Emilio LoCascio suspended a swing from the ceiling to add an element of fun and whimsy to this eclectic living area, which opens up to the dining room and kitchen. Exposed beams, matching square chandeliers and beautiful tile floors are used throughout all the spaces to create a seamless look.
A wall of arched windows produces a light-and-airy atmosphere in this kitchen on the picturesque island of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The exposed wood-beam ceiling, rustic hand-carved table and simple floral accents create the feeling of escaping to an exotic getaway.
Built-in storage creates a functional space for flat and hanging storage in this Martha's Vineyard mudroom. Metal piping and pale wood shelves blend to give the space a rustic-industrial vibe that flows with the rest of the modern farmhouse-style home. The peaked, beamed ceiling provides an open and airy feel.