This modern staircase winds down to a clean, open foyer with white walls that carry throughout the home, unifying the space. Overhead, a four-paneled skylight features unique millwork that supports a hanging lantern with modern styling. A bold painting provides a punch of color.
A skylight illuminates this modern Brooklyn bathroom and opens up the long, narrow space. A sleek modern vanity with dual sinks features a dark-stained finish that adds warmth. Frameless glass on the shower enclosure visually extends the room.
This view of the living room is a beautiful example of how sunlight streams into the room and casts interesting shadows. As the day goes on—and even into the night with moonlight—the play of lights and darks continues.
This stairway is filled with natural light by a skylight while a dramatic sculpture complements the blue accent wall at the back of the hall. A lighted art piece adds another modern touch and anchors the space.
Influences of rusticity, comfort and modernity are combined to create a highly-functional entertaining kitchen. A central island includes a second dishwasher and sink, extra storage and plentiful work space. Teak countertops and shelves, chestnut flooring and European-inspired fixtures add soul while skylights, high ceilings and the spacious setting are utilitarian and contemporary.
Natural floods into this Paris apartment through the enormous skylight and glass balcony doors, bouncing off of the crips white walls. Simple, neutral furniture keeps with the space's minimalistic theme.
This minimalistic kitchen features white cabinetry, gray granite countertops and dark hardwood flooring. Four glass pendant lights hang from a skylight, while black stools with woven seats line the kitchen island, providing a perfect space for casual dining.
This modern kitchen enjoys lots of natural sunlight thanks to a large skylight and windows. Pink barstools cozy up to a sleek kitchen island, while a glass dining table boasts formal seating in the adjoining dining space.
Minimal decor ensures that all eyes are on the artwork in this modern foyer. A large skylight illuminates the room from overhead and prevents the black accent wall from feeling too heavy, while a floating buffet and round rug complete the space.
This master bathroom has an indoor and outdoor feel with French doors allowing access to a balcony beyond the soaking tub. A graphic pattern on the balcony floor works well with the indoor tile floor. A modern, glass chandelier hangs next to the skylight for a great, bright pairing of natural and artificial lighting. A simple black duck outline picture breaks up the blank space on the wall.
Day light from a typical overcast Seattle sky penetrates deep into the house through a central translucent slot. Exterior mounted mechanical shades prevent excessive heat gain without sacrificing the view.