The homeowner had an empty room that she wanted to transition into a classical home library. The room is situated directly adjacent to her formal living room and was created using character grade walnut. Featuring built-in cabinetry and ottomans with green velvet cushions, the color of which were chosen to mimic the outdoors and enhance the wood tones in the space, the library space has plenty of seating, but the ottomans are not fixed, meaning that they can be relocated to provide additional seating to the formal living room if necessary.
Inspired by Spanish and Mexican interior design, this Dallas home is made for entertaining large crowds, as well as small family gatherings. Centered around a stucco fireplace, the living room furniture creates a cozy, intimate grouping. A large built-in houses favorite collectibles and frames a gilded piece of art.
Three floor-to-ceiling windows and a crystal chandelier allow for ample light in this contemporary library. Upholstered armchairs and a large area rug in various textures keep the space soft and comfortable.
This Spanish-styled living room is designed to be comfortable for the whole family with finishes and textures that are timeless, durable and authentic. The large space works well for entertaining large crowds, as well as for small family gatherings.
Traditional architectural details, like wainscoting and crown molding, set the scene for this classic dining room. Parson chairs surround the elegant table, creating a comfortable place to gather and eat.
Simple and elegant describes this black and white based living room. This living room features modern and neo classical accessories and furniture. The mostly black and white color palette gets a surprise pop of yellow on a modern bench for a bit of interest in the room.
A serene black and white color scheme sets the mood for this luxurious classical entryway. Intricate ceiling detail, a stunning chandelier, delicate archways and a grand staircase complete the look, giving this entryway an overall elegant finish.
The outdoor pavilion features Greek columns with a bight white exterior. The all weather pavilion is perfect for year round entertainment and enjoyment. Dining al fresco is enjoyable in this elegant space.
Andrea Michaelson adorned this dining room with many beautiful antiques, such as this gorgeous inset buffet in silver and gold, displaying silver accessories. A bucolic scene painted in wood sits above the buffet with a dignified air, along with a golden wall hanging that crowns the display.
A Greek sculpture dating to 100 B.C. and an oil painting by Masatoyo Kishi juxtapose elements of history and modernity in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012 Listening Room, designed by Matthew MacCaul Turner.
A cheery blue front door and large demilune front porch with Corinthian columns give this Greek Revival-style home in Huntsville, Ala. timeless curb appeal. The home's brick front steps keep the porch from feeling too formal.
In this rust-colored salon, French and Italian antiques are paired with iconic pieces by Billy Baldwin and Warren Platner. Custom furnishings, including a quartet of 7-foot mirrored screens, add elegance and visual interest to the space.
This traditional black and white foyer has soft neutral marble floors and neutral cream paint on the walls. Intricate wooden columns and archways are complemented by gorgeous black detailing in the iron stair rail and glossy wooden entryway table, adorned with an oversized vase of fresh flowers
A vintage chandelier from Amy Perlin hangs over the expandable walnut dining table and chairs from David Iatesta. The massive eighteenth-century lead urns from Gore Dean Antiques add a note of classic antiquity.