The swimming pool, which flows through the entryway and around dining and living spaces, is an integral part of this contemporary house's design. Walls open up to the outdoors creating a seamless transition to the natural surroundings.
Though the kitchen is newly renovated, the designers used warm wood cabinets to help it complement the home's Tudor architecture. A large island gives the owners plenty of room for meal prep and entertaining.
Tumbled stone tile laid in a random, intricate pattern connects the kitchen, dining room and landing of this transitional California home. White walls and clean lines are balanced by rustic finishes, including the dining table's weathered wood-plank top. Wide windows are dressed with traditional draw draperies for privacy.
A cozy covered porch with wood ceiling beams extends the style of the inside of this French country-style home in Atlanta, Georgia, to the outdoors. A durable outdoor sectional sofa and fireplace clad in reclaimed wood offer a cozy, shaded spot from which to enjoy the home's surroundings.
An expansive driveway leads guest to the front of this luxurious estate. The traditional architecture combines stacked stone exterior with sophisticated gray shingles, while manicured landscaping and formal gardens reflec tthe home's style.
A light, yellow color and the new, open concept floor plan helped to modernize the dining room of this historic home, but the exposed beams and traditional furniture in the space maintain the integrity of the home's Tudor design. This elegant blend is highlighted by the natural light that pours into the home from the large French doors at the back of the space.
Influenced by Colonial and Victorian architecture, the uniquely American Farmhouse home style looks just right with tall, narrow, double-hung windows, bay windows and window groupings, and 2-over-2 grille patterns. Black exterior window frames add striking contrast for curb appeal.
The kitchen in this historic Tudor home was a bit outdated, so designers brightened the space up a bit with a fresh coat of paint and new cabinets and appliances. The walls were painted bright yellow, making the kitchen reminiscent of a sunshiny day, reflecting the natural light that spills into the space through the windows above the sink. New, white cabinets replaced older, outdated ones, and new appliances update the space, while still remaining true to the historic design of the home. To add warmth to the space, dark, soapstone countertops were added for durability and style, off setting the bright colors with a darker one.
Brick pavers have a classic, Old World feel that fits perfectly with this home's Mediterranean-style exterior. A substantial wrought iron gate serves both form and function as privacy protection and a grand entrance.
This beautiful home features the basics of Craftsman style: an inviting front porch plus strong lines that include multiple roof planes and contrasting trim around the door and windows. Even the green and gold colors come from a typical Craftsman palette.
Popular in the Midwest, the prairie home is known for its defining horizontal lines. Prairie was influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement and features many of the same concepts such as built-in furniture, simple materials and open floor plans. Prairie-style homes also feature long flat roofs, rows of windows, horizontal lines and organic patterns.