A tall wood planter blends in perfectly with the ipe wood decking in this contemporary outdoor space. A custom glass awning above links the planter to the cable railings that are nearly invisible. Cushioned seating provides a comfy conversation spot.
Black railings contrast beautifully with the glass banisters and hardwood stairs of this custom staircase. Large windows behind the stairs fill the room with natural light during the day, and pendant lights hanging form the tall ceilings provide light at night.
The entryway of this luxury Texas retreat opens to a formal sitting area with an elaborate fireplace, as well as a curving stairway with custom wrought-iron rails. The home features Gothic architectural details and elaborate moldings, with ornate detailing and rich finishes throughout.
A wallcovering showcasing Southern plant and animal life is a dramatic design decision in a grand mirrored stairwell with a sunlight. Savage Interior Design completed the space for a Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York City. MJ Atelier hand-applied plaster for the custom wallcovering. The black-and-white stairwell has a wrought iron railing and hardwood floors, while the landing has a dark sofa and nesting cocktail tables.
A series of curved windows slope with the steps of this curvaceous staircase, one of myriad design details that set this Greenwich, Connecticut, home apart. White walls create a gallery-like effect throughout the space, while custom iron stair rails and dramatic lighting give it contemporary flair.
Custom closet rods feature LED lights that make it easy to view and organize hanging clothes in this masculine closet. Small lights illuminate a shelf that holds a collection of baseball caps while a metal ladder on a sliding rail allows easy access to higher cabinets and shelves.
When you’re dreaming of green acres but living with the reality of a small terrace, consider using vertical spaces like walls or railings for plantings. Here, Guido Keller of Lotus Gardenscape used a custom-made wall planter by Ore to create a vertical garden. The client chose a brightly patterned rug and simple furnishings to complete the inviting effect.
Architectural detail abounds in this space, from the inlaid flooring to the beamed, cathedral-height ceiling, to the custom wrought-iron balcony rails. A Medieval-inspired chandelier gives a nod to the castle-like detailing in the home's architecture. A stone fireplace creates a focal point, and traditional furnishings are in proportion with the room's generous dimensions.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, this once dark and dated living room is now a bright, open space that pops with bright turquoise and blue accents. A dividing wall that once separated the living and dining rooms was removed to create a seamless, open room perfect for entertaining. Sarah also added a custom-made plate rail around the room's perimeter and plenty of extra seating for guests.