The designers of this spectacular modern home wanted to flood the interiors with natural light. One of the ways they achieved this was to add clerestory windows that have the added effect of making the ceiling seem to float above the walls.
This bedroom is a fusion of Asian and tropical styles with a woven ceiling fan, modular platform bed and earth-tone color palette. Stone walls and floors infuse natural texture into the space, while a large picture window and clerestory windows soak up natural light.
Windows wrap this waterfront living room, including a clerestory above that brings in even more natural light. On one wall, a modern painting resembles rippling water, pulling the water view through the windows into the interior of the room. A mix of contemporary and traditional elements give the room a collected and comfortable feel.
High ceilings, clerestory windows and white walls create an airy sense of openness in this modern living room. A large sectional provides seating for a crowd, and wood-framed glass doors allow access onto the patio.
A clerestory window above the fireplace and shelves is an interesting focal point that adds brightness to the HGTV Dream Home 2015 great room. "The light in this house is phenomenal, and I think everyone that comes in comments on how bright and airy it is,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
This modern great room features an unusual pendant light over the dining table, a blue sofa with square white coffee table in the living area, and a row of clerestory windows for abundant natural light.
A Barcelona chair and two matching ottomans pair with a sectional to provide stylish seating in this modern living room. White walls and clerestory windows create a bright, breezy atmosphere, and wood floors lend a splash of warmth.
A fireplace in this transitional master bedroom warms the ivory walls on the cooler days while a large sliding glass door and clerestory windows allow for natural light and fresh air. Chic beams accentuate the bright and fresh palette that is used throughout the space while floral pillows and a black and white floral ottoman add subtle contrast. Mounting a television above the fireplace allows space for a small sitting area and keeps the aesthetic clean and organized.
The second floor of this modern home features an orange accent wall, black steel railing, west-facing clerestory windows, and a wood plank ceiling. The space offers interesting acoustics for a budding keyboardist.
Light wood cabinetry and neutral pastel tiles soften the industrial look of the stainless steel countertop and appliances. A clerestory window lets in natural light to keep the space bright. The thin floor space is maximized by building the fixtures alone both sides leaving a clear isle and uncluttered counters.
A comfortable, modern seating area is tucked into a corner of the wide open living spaces in this contemporary Reno home. Walls of windows, including a dramatic clerestory that surrounds the space, bring in loads of natural light and connect the interiors to the sweeping outdoor views.
This modern home is custom-fitted to its wooded, sloping site. Bold red trim makes the otherwise neutral structure stand out against a backdrop of trees. A fenced, modern garden features raised beds that are visible from a bi-level deck and covered patio.