Square, shadow box-like windows line this living room wall, allowing a peek into the nearby galley kitchen. Decorative vases are showcased within the windows, while light hardwood floors finish off the look of the space.
To allow natural light to travel into the interior spaces of this Connecticut escape, the architect and designer outfitted the kitchen with interior windows. The black trim and simple design offer a contemporary contrast to the more traditional timbers and backsplash.
The light-washed ceilings and pale gray-aqua walls bounce the abundant daylight off the modern glazing. Concealed foam insulation in the floors and ceiling contribute to the home’s negative 22 HERS index.
To create this eclectic home, designers integrated the Austin outdoor lifestyle with casual, nice living. This spacious common area has high ceilings and added windows that allow in plenty of natural light and create a bright, open space. Off to the side, the sliding glass door opens onto the renovated back patio.
The custom railing, wood stair treads, beams, and stained beadboard ceiling treatments all collaborate in making this a successful updated brownstone. White walls add to the spacious feel of the design by keeping the room bright and airy. Neutral furniture in the sitting room blends beautifully with the floor and keeps a classic and timeless look to the design.
This minimalist foyer features light hardwood floors, a coat closet and built-in wall shelf with decorative sculptures. Square interior windows line one wall, allowing a glimpse into the adjacent kitchen.
This minimalist kitchen features white and medium grain wood cabinets paired with lighter hardwood floors. A stainless steel microwave and wine cooler are built into the cabinets, while interior windows line one wall, allowing a peek into the adjacent living room.
A wall of steel-framed interior windows and bifold doors allows natural light to flow from the exterior windows in this kitchen to the adjoining dining room. The striking, industrial-style wall adds architectural interest while helping to cultivate a bright, airy atmosphere.
This minimalistic white master bedroom features a floor-to-ceiling natural wood closet for stowing away clothing and other items. Light hardwood floors and interior windows allow the space to appear open and bright, while a duvet with a tree branch design adds a Zen-like touch.
This simple living room features an all-over white palette with medium grain wood accents, including the trim used to frame three interior windows that provide a peek at the adjacent kitchen. A Southwestern wall hanging is positioned above the fireplace, adding a pop of festive color.
This contemporary guest bedroom features simple white walls paired with light hardwood floors and interior windows that allow the space to feel bright and open. A white column adds a traditional touch, while white bed linens earn a pop of color from red patterned throw pillows.
Dark wood cabinets with wine racks transform the small space underneath the stairs into a full-fledged wine bar. The dining room is situated conveniently on the other side of the interior window, making dinner parties and gatherings a breeze. Stone floors and wrought ion railing add Mediterranean flair.