A modern catwalk provides a path through the upper story of this light-filled home. Large expanses of glass bring in loads of natural light, casting interesting shadows against sleek stone walls. A slatted wood ceiling adds interest, as well as an organic element that helps connect the house to its natural surroundings.
Cable railing doesn't inhibit views from the kitchen to the living room like wood or wrought iron railing would. Modern chrome light fixtures balance rustic elements like cowhide bar chairs and butcher block counters.
This front entryway features modern front door with insulated glass, gray interior walls, white oak floating bench, natural dark hardwood floors, and recessed lighting which leads to a staircase with wrought iron railing.
Pale gray paint freshens up and brightens this foyer. A chrome chandelier with interwoven metal chains brings a modern-glam touch. Scrolled iron stair railing was replaced with a simplified design that still enhances the staircase..
To warm up the minimalist modern design of this home, the designers added rustic touches such as the console table and rug seen here in the foyer. The iron stair railing and front door are crisp accents to the clean architectural lines.
Adding a wood and wrought iron railing allows the condo's buyer to adapt the decor to both traditional or modern tastes, as seen on HGTV's "Flipping the Block." Sisters Anicka Marshall and Shauna Williams kept the original, pebble-tile stair risers for added character but used bold color to bring the space to life.
The dramatic entry sweeps up the spiral staircase with a vortex beginning at an antique finial in the foyer. The domed ceiling is made of hand-applied fish scales lit by a midcentury modern chandelier found in Paris. The iron stair railings add Mediterranean character to the design.
Who wouldn't want to call this three-level condominium in Washington, DC "home"? With its sleek architecture, iron railings and soaring windows, the modern property easily catches the eye of all who walk by. It also boasts a private parking space, which is a major perk in this city.