The kitchen in this restored Gothic Revival mansion features white cabinetry that extends almost to the ceiling for maximized storage. A pair of windows ushers in the natural light that reflects off the nearby harbor. Dark hardwood and traditional details throughout call attention to the home's late 1800s roots.
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.
The stucco overlay that had given the windows their Gothic shape is also history, allowing more light inside the home. Intricate trellis work adds Spanish-style detail to the home. Well-planted window boxes will provide color to this Southern home throughout the seasons.
A casual sitting room with a mix of traditional architecture and contemporary furnishings overlooks a quaint veranda with sweeping harbor views. This Gothic Revival mansion on Australia's Darling Point peninsula has been fully updated and restored to meet the needs of a modern family. Exterior porches span the length of the home, taking maximum advantage of its harbor-side location.
Classical columns with Neo-Gothic arches adorn the outdoor lounging areas of this sprawling Mediterranean-style estate. The pink stucco facades and Mediterranean roof tiles tie the pool pavilions in with the rest of the architecture. The 3.5-acre property features tiered pools and courtyards, creating the ultimate outdoor oasis in the heart of Beverly Hills.
The wood beam ceiling echoes the inlaid flooring design in this Colleyville, Texas, breakfast nook. Warm wood trim and rich, traditional furnishings mix with Gothic details in the architecture, giving this home the feeling of a castle. The traditional kitchen features an open floor plan and stone surround for the cooking station.
This luxurious home spa features seating designed to fit up to 10 people, as well as a flat-panel television, fireplace and lounge area with shell-shaped black wicker chairs. The floor and a section of the walls feature gothic stone pavers in a French pattern, while wood paneling covers the remainder of the walls.
The living room of this home on Australia's Darling Point peninsula features a cozy conversation area nestled up to a homey, traditional fireplace. A natural fiber rug and dark-stained trim bring warmth to the space and give it a casual vibe that's comfortable for everyday living. Built in 1870, the Gothic Revival house has been fully restored and updated as a family residence.
An impressive limestone stove hood mimics the gothic style of the fireplace mantel and has a strong presence in this transitional kitchen. Natural light entering from both sides of the room prevent the stonework from weighing down the space. A dining area near the cooktop provides front-row seating for interested on-lookers during meal prep.
This ultra-modern museum in Helsinki, Finland features a permanent collection devoted to the history of Finnish design as well as rotating exhibits covering industrial design, fashion and graphic design. One of the oldest of its kind, the museum was first founded in 1873, and in 1978, it began operating in its current building, a former school designed by architect Gustaf Nystrom in 1894 in the neo-Gothic style.
FSU is the second largest employer in Tallahassee, just after the State of Florida. The James D. Westscott is a historic building centrally located on campus that houses chief administrative offices and Ruby Diamond Auditorium. In 1969, much of the interior of the building was destroyed by a fire. Renovations to the interior were completed in 1973 and preserved the historic gothic-style exterior.
Create interest and texture with a collection of everyday and vintage bathroom items. This Victorian Gothic wall cabinet is filled with vintage cosmetic jars, ivory grooming implements, shells, sponges, towels and soaps. “If you have glass-fronted shelves, use it as an opportunity not just for storage but for display of interesting objects,” says Susan Sully, author of the book “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques” in which this home was featured. Sully also recommends painting the back of a cabinet a dark color to make light objects really stand out.