With all the windows in the home's rear facade plenty of natural light gets in during the day, while also allowing the homeowners to have a beautiful view of the lake. At night, the windows allow the home's artificial light ouside, giving it a glowing, elegant appearance
The backyard glows in the evening light from the combination of cove lighting, landscape lighting and a crackling fire pit. There's a place to sit and enjoy the fire as well as a built-in grilling station and dining area.
The dark exterior of this home beautifully contrasts the large glass windows and industrial glass and metal garage doors. Together the look is modern and inviting without feeling too stark and imposing.
Tree branches hang from above in the main dining space, forcing the eye up to the massive nested light structures. The glowing tree canopies provide warm lighting that gives the restaurant a calm, tranquil feel.
This bedroom positively glows with style. The mantel is a great area for display, featuring a variety of the girls’ favorite accessories and even a few plants beneath a bright, neon sign, spelling out the words, Say What! Most importantly, the room showcases the girls’ talents with their art and gymnastics medals on display, proof that you can highlight children's accomplishments and collections without sacrificing style.
With its many windows, the nighttime view of this Hyde Park home from the street gives off the impression that the home is glowing from the inside, highlighting the openness of the design-even from outside.
Talk about fancy (and inexpensive): designer Barbara Westbrook showcased two stunning ottomans with glowing gold undersides in her Southeastern Designer Showhouse and Gardens Great Room design. You can get the same magical effect by painting the underside of a bench, coffee table or side table in glimmering gold.