Clerestory windows act as a skylight in this transitional home office, bathing the unique wood and metal desk in natural light. Along the dark-stained, paneled walls, built-in bookshelves are illuminated by traditional brass picture lights. A contemporary rug provides graphic interest.
High ceilings, clerestory windows and white walls create an airy sense of openness in this modern living room. A large sectional provides seating for a crowd, and wood-framed glass doors allow access onto the patio.
When a room has large windows overlooking beautiful trees, it's best to keep the design simple so the out-of-doors can shine as the primary art in the room. Here, neutral walls and clean-lined furniture let that happen. A striking, modern painting echoes the colors of the leaves outside.
A Barcelona chair and two matching ottomans pair with a sectional to provide stylish seating in this modern living room. White walls and clerestory windows create a bright, breezy atmosphere, and wood floors lend a splash of warmth.
A wall of windows allows lots of natural light to flow throughout this open concept living space. A kitchen bar area with white barstools backs up to this neutral living space with contemporary furnishings.
Interesting and uniquely placed square windows create a striking backdrop for this master bedroom. White walls and lofty ceilings allow light from the windows to rise and expand; matching lamps and overhead recessed lighting add to the brightness of the space. The dresser, armoire, bed and floors are all crafted from similar wood, bringing a sense of symmetry into the room.
This living/dining room encourages great interaction between the home's family members. The high clerestory windows flood the space with natural light but also allow breezes to easily vent out the high windows and provide a great thermal siphon in the more moderate times of the year.
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.