Hand-woven lampakanay rope arm chairs and slipcovered side chairs cozy up to a seven-foot-long cross-legged dining table that accommodates a large gathering. A boxy pendant light with an ecru linen shade is anchored close to the pinewood ceiling so as not to compete with the dramatic view.
This wide view of the great room lounge area shows the custom sheer drapery color-matched to the paint color used for the walls and ceiling. The drapes go from the ceiling line to the floor, to soften the hard edges of the tall windows.
The new anodized aluminum swing front door with glass panels allows natural light inside and offers a look at the amazing views enjoyed from this home’s waterfront location. Large black porcelain pavers line the steps up to the front door and help define the entry.
Rebar is highlighted as a design feature in this unique fireplace and repeated in other elements throughout the home. The lighting through the pattern casts dramatic shadows across the textured golden walls. The pocketing glass doors disappear at the touch of a button to create a seamless connection between indoors and outdoors.
This upstairs kitchen and bar design highlights the dramatic views of the city. Finishes include custom stone flooring, modern stainless appliances, oversized island for small or large gatherings and a stunning wine fridge, fully stocked.
A view of the dramatic range in this glamorous kitchen. The walnut drawer heads add warmth and break up the large areas of white. If you want to add character, start with your range. Their charm makes any room sing – and they cook well too.
This modern, elegant space has magnificent views of the Boston Commons and the city of Boston. The massive floor to ceiling windows give this room a clear line of sight to all the city's finest attractions while letting in plenty of natural light. A sophisticated, neutral color palette, with honey tones and hints of green, add a natural, soothing undertone to the space, giving the family a fantastic place to enjoy their views and unwind after a long day.
An overall view of the kitchen with a dramatic range and island. On the right is the wine bar and the coffee bar. The outdoor deck with fireplace is in the background.
The island seats five, with the fifth seat around the far side of the island.
This luxury bedroom suite features multiple options for sitting and reclining, from the elegant upholstered bed, to the modern modular sofa near the fireplace, to the outdoor settee that's sited to take optimal advantage of the view. A wood plank vaulted ceiling adds drama and also a warm rusticity to the Tennessee space.
Contemporary windows and reclaimed wood paneling turn into a dramatic, earthy display in this inviting bedroom. Furnishings are kept simple so as not to compete with the view of the home's natural surroundings.
The Palazzo, a 200-year-old mansion located in Rabat, Malta, boasts 10,700 square feet of living. The dramatic entry hall features an impressive skylight, as well as a thick glass floor that allows views of the floor below and above.
It's important that a dinner party centerpiece not block the view of guests on the other side of the table. Something tall and slender can still provide a dramatic effect without impeding conversation. Add tall blooming branches to a slender vase and surround with pebbles, marbles or sand to keep the branches in place.