The dramatic entry sweeps up the spiral staircase with a vortex beginning at an antique finial in the foyer. The domed ceiling is made of hand-applied fish scales lit by a midcentury modern chandelier found in Paris. The iron stair railings add Mediterranean character to the design.
The second story of this family library features a decorative domed ceiling. Intricately patterned wrought-iron rails on the multi-sided balcony offer a view of the floor below, while elaborate millwork surrounds and encloses rows of built-in bookshelves.
With domed ceilings and heavy wood beams, this elegant great room highlights the Gothic nature of Hume Castle. A stone staircase leads to the library on the second floor, while two arches below create a seamless transition to the patio.
A circular whirlpool tub with a custom wood and marble base echoes the domed ceiling above it in this elegant master bathroom. Marble tile floors, his-and-hers vanities, a spacious tiled shower and a separate steam room provide the ultimate in luxury.
With a grand addition of a new kitchen, this quaint breakfast nook is tucked away for a more intimate setting in which to enjoy meals. The gray color is softened by the natural light flooding the contemporary room, while the domed ceiling visually expands the space.
A simple round wooden dining table grounds this all-white formal dining room. The domed ceiling puts the focus on the gorgeous crystal chandelier while adding dimension and drama to the space. A conveniently located server window opens to the kitchen, so hot food is never far from the table.
The half dome of this home's master bedroom ceiling was inspired by neoclassical designs and is painted with a pink tone. The molding is detailed in a light blue, recalling a soft sunrise or sunset. Paint colors used for the ceiling are "Ointment Pink," with the molding detailed in Farrow & Ball's "Skylight."
Nothing says Old World magnificence quite like this hand-painted cathedral ceiling and two-tier chandelier. The ceiling creates an instant feeling of Italian renaissance and splendor in the elegant gathering room where it exists.
This spacious Mediterranean master bathroom from Debra Kay George Interiors features a frescoed recessed dome ceiling above a large tiled bath, along with an antique conversation seat and a large arched vanity mirror.
This Mediterranean foyer features a gorgeous dome ceiling with wood paneling and a pendant light fixture. Neutral marble tiles are paired with brown mosaic tiles to create a floor design, while decorative wood panels and sconce lighting finish off the look of the space.
This gorgeous dome ceiling has a lighthouse-like feel. Circular windows fill the cubbies as the shape moves in to meet at a pinnacle. White molding, a soft yellow wall color and the natural lighting create a bright look. The bronze chain chandelier stands out against the light background.
A wide, retractable glass wall opens this elegant dining room to the outdoors. Crisp while walls, arched doorways and a smooth ceiling with a domed recess combine to form a neutral backdrop for clean-lined, contemporary furnishings. Meanwhile, traditional lighting bridges the home's modern style and Mediterranean-inspired architecture.