The large flexible open space offers jaw-dropping views of downtown San Diego and the bay through the floor-to-ceiling windows. An orange shag area rug defines the living room seating area that features a large sectional. Grid-like squares create a focal wall where the TV and floating fireplace sit.
A warm, neutral stone backsplash is a lovely complement to the soft, cool blue tones that fill this stunning, contemporary kitchen. A row of small windows accentuates the gorgeous high ceilings and brings natural light into the space.
Step off the elevator directly into the grand living room featuring soaring 16-foot ceilings, panoramic city views and a grand curved staircase up to the second level. Stacked windows and thin columns make the room feel even taller.
A large chandelier not only provides light in this master bedroom, but also acts as a focal point around which the room has been designed. Large windows let in even more light and tropical houseplants give the room a resort vibe.
A rectangular window higher up on the wall of the front of this outdoor sauna acts as a transom window to bring in light and give some definition to the outdoor room. Glenn Auerbach, a Minnesota sauna builder who blogs at SaunaTimes.com, also says a transom gives people using the sauna a panoramic view.
The rich wood steps and upstairs floor add a warm element to the cool-toned contemporary design of this living space. Natural light from the rows of windows fills the two-story open space for an airy and open feel. Black and beige graphic patterned rugs stand out with bold design agains the gray marble floor.
This elegant country kitchen fashioned in the style of an English manor features a high ceiling with exposed beams and large window, a kitchen island with pendant lighting, hardwood floors, tiled backsplash and an abundance of cabinet space. Varied cabinet heights prevent an artificial ceiling line from isolating the vaulted ceiling, allowing it to flow more naturally.
Located on the top floor of a premier property in Regents Park, this flat offers a lavishly decorated living room with high ceilings and sheer window treatments, letting in an unobstructed view of Atlanta's skyline.
That bright red door swings open to reveal an entryway with high ceilings and exposed brick walls. A stained glass window serves as an eye-catching focal point and gives the home a sense of history, too.