Designer Susan Brunstrum elevated the row of windows of this great room with white tufted cornices that were placed alongside floor-to ceiling draperies for a stylish but subtle design. The treatments seem to elongate the dimensions of the windows and create texture against the clear glass.
Set a seating area apart by framing it within a custom cornice piece and drapes, like this example from HGTV's Great Rooms. A painting hung on top of the drapes adds visual richness and depth to the eclectic space, while white slipper chairs help to define the living room from the adjacent dining room.
A blue-and-yellow damask shower curtain hangs from cornice board, adding architectural detail to this traditional bathroom. Marble subway tiles create the shower surround, while marble square tiles are used on the floor. A large open shelf provides plenty of storage.
Curtains are hung from cornices and trimmed with fabric that mimics the damask design of the wall and headboard fabric, offering an unusual interpretation on the more conventional canopy bed in the 2006 Kips Bay Decorator Show House.
This kitchen is a combination of traditional and modern elements. The cabinetry, granite and hardware are very contemporary, but with the infusion of a custom rustic kitchen table, fabric dining chairs and cornice boards, the space becomes cozy. The cornice boards were created in an unexpected bohemian patterned fabric with orange accents to add interest and pattern to the room. The hammered metal pendants hanging at varying height are copper on the inside and produce a warm glow.
Elegant simplicity describes this high-rise apartment. A custom cornice and drapery panels frame the large window and soften the room. Subtle metallic accents and reflective surfaces are the perfect finishing touch.
A boldly patterned cornice, durable FLOR tiles and a bright, fun palette create a bedroom fit for two young superheroes. The fabric is by Schumacher, and the cube-shaped nightstand is by Jonathan Adler.
The posh penthouse is at the top of this distinguished apartment building in New York City's Nolita neighborhood. The exterior, designed by architects Roman & Williams, features red brick with cornices and 7-foot high wood windows painted crisp black.
A custom cornice box and draperies frame the view in this contemporary family room, drawing the eye to the sweeping seascape beyond. A wide custom fireplace warms the space while a flat-panel TV is situated above for easy viewing.
While this home was built in the 1990s, its detailing evokes 18th-century architecture. From the ornate molded details on the ceiling, fireplace and walls to the draperies and cornices, the living room exudes traditional style.
Inside meets outside as French doors lead to an exterior courtyard from this coastal-inspired den. Built-ins with deep cornices and crown molding pop against the rich brown walls and add drama to the space.