The pathway to the home should be as intriguing in the day as in the evening. Not only will it illuminate the way, but it shows visitors you value creating a strong presence. Callery Pear beautifully bloom in the day and are transformed at night with an ambient glow from up lighting.
Henley Street Bridge crosses the Tennessee River and connects downtown and south Knoxville. Nightly, the bridge lights up the river, and the city changes out the colors for holidays and special events.
Modern lanterns and a large pendant brighten the exterior at night, ensuring that guests can safely ascend the front steps. At the same time, landscape lights showcase the yard's greenery like works of art in a gallery.
Art consultant Alex Ray selected a photograph of Antonio Canova's Neoclassical sculpture of Psyche and Cupid at the Louvre as the centerpiece of "An Ode to Innocence," the private courtyard at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Ray showcases the photo in a weatherproofed light box that doubles as a lighting source at night. Landscape architect Frank Eddy added floating peonies in the shallow pool to add to the romance of the setting.
Strands of outdoor lights cross over the pool in this traditional backyard, giving the space an ethereal quality and inviting nights of outdoor entertaining. A cozy conversation area includes plush seating and a table that does double-duty for dining or cocktails.
The decking is left natural, while the rafters are stained to match the doors and windows of the house. Contrasts such as this are repeated throughout the Longs’ design. The architects opted for a simple ceiling fan without a light kit, hanging string lights along the perimeter for soft illumination at night.
Designers at America's Most Desperate Kitchens created a light, bright, contemporary kitchen in this home's space. The neutral color palette and extensive use of white creates a space that reflects the natural light of the outdoors, while the section of brown cabinetry warms the space, making it more inviting. To help keep the space bright on cloudy days and at night, designers added a modern light fixture above the kitchen island, illuminating the space and bringing it together.
Tiered patios become an eye-catching design element in this backyard, creating different levels for swimming, sunbathing and catching up with friends. At the same time, soft lights illuminate the pool at night and allow the blue Pebble Sheen interior finish to really shine.
A set of travertine stairs leads to the living room, which serves as the social hub of the home. Though small, there are two sconces on either side of the sliding glass doors to provide a guiding light at night.
This new-construction home is just as beautiful at night, with landscape lights showcasing its crisp white exterior and simple yet sophisticated style. A gravel path curves around the lush front lawn and shows visitors where to park their cars.
Wood beams at the ceiling and sloping walls give this rustic bedroom the cozy feeling of being tucked in at night. A wide window set into a niche provides a spot for a chaise longue, creating a great spot for reading and bringing in ample natural light.
Spray paint empty wine bottles gold to create your own beautiful menorah centerpiece. You’ll need one bottle for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah as well as a larger bottle for the Shamash candle, which is used to light the other candles.
From its Mediterranean architecture to its rustic landscaping, this beautiful, stately home shines its light even as night falls around it. The soft neutral colors against the flourishing greenery and the azure sky make a stunning statement, as if the home had been planned with every detail in mind.
This game room is as fun as it is hip. On one side of the room, a pool table is situated under a futuristic pendant light for hours of play, and on the other side, three chartreuse egg chairs are situated in front a TV for movie nights.
This terrace boasts clean lines and a modern feel with an LED light wall around the perimeter that changes 18 different colors. A large sectional provides cozy seating, and a mod fire pit provides warmth for cool nights. The NanaWall system merges the terrace with the interior.