Thoughtful outdoor lighting sets this gorgeous cabin home to a glowing advantage once the sun goes down. A peaked roof and expansive covered porches and balconies on both levels add to the home's charm.
The short, flat roof architecture of this midcentury modern home contributes to the spacious look of the surrounding yard and environment. A gravel courtyard is illuminated by mounted outdoor lights that fade out into landscaping lighting placed in the planted sections of the yard.
The designers installed a commercial garage door, metal siding and all new exterior lighting on this modern home addition. The structure features a shed roof and sleek, narrow profile that's suited to its narrow lot.
Black roofing provides contrast against this beach cottage's white exterior. As night falls, the home's warm interior light floods outside. French doors open up to a large front patio surrounded by a low privacy wall.
White tray ceilings and recessed lighting provide elegance in this living room with direct roof deck access. Neutral furniture shares a patterned gray area rug, positioned in view of the wall-mounted TV and gas fireplace.
Although most homeowners plan their home's exterior lighting scheme to illuminate after dark, there's an entirely different vibe created when lights are turned on at sunset. After dark, the lights are the main source of illumination around the home, whereas during sundown, string lights simply add a subtle glow around the roof, eaves and railings. We love this!
Outdoor meals are nearly always comfortable because of this patio's careful design: The louvered roof can rotate as needed. There's a deluxe outdoor kitchen, that includes a pizza oven, as well as outdoor heaters and lighting.
A fresh layer of snow sparkles atop this Chicago home's roof patio. A bridge and small staircase lead to an open air sitting space and outdoor dining setup. The light brick walls look beautiful in the winter wonderland and allow the black door to pop in the light surroundings.
This Midcentury modern home features iconic roof geometry, exposed timber beams, and large expanses of glass letting in lots of natural light into the home. Gravel and perfectly placed pavers provide a walkway to the front door.
Subtle shifts in the geometry of this modern building maximize natural light and views to the sky, expanding the perception of space and openness while maintaining the small footprint. As the walls splay out from the base of the building toward the roof, the resulting void is a central light well.
Moroccan style pendant lights cast gorgeous light shapes over the ceiling of this covered front porch. The lights create a unique finish over the texture of the wood roof and brick walls. A smooth stone walkway leads up to the polished wood front door for an elegant welcome to the home.
A metal gable porch roof with exposed beams keeps with the country farmhouse style of the exterior. Red Tolix chairs, a glowing, barn-style pendant light, and pots overflowing with vibrant green plants create an inviting entrance.
Sunset lighting beautifully highlights the smooth, warm tone wood exterior of this home. The architecture shape, roof overhangs and large untreated windows perfectly embody the modern style. Planted shrubs frame a walkway leading to the porch.
The exterior of this traditional Spanish-style home has a brick walkway, an arched entryway and a red tile roof. Landscape lighting illuminates the entry to the home and iron gate details can be seen on the left.