The exposed beams and pale yellow wall color extends into the family room that rests just off the dining room, connected by an open archway. Leather sofas, wood furniture and an Oriental rug help to highlight the home's traditional style, while the space is lightened by the natural light that enters the space through the double windows.
Two oversized custom-made light fixtures that come off the back wall of the kitchen extend to illuminate the breakfast area. The large fixtures combine clean, modern lines with a bit of an Old World feel.
Instead of nightstands, a pair of wooden Bombay-style chests with a hand-painted red and white floral pattern add stylish storage on each side of the bed. "They look almost like they were picked up on a trip overseas and brought back," says designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Fascinated by Napoleon's travels and conquests, designer Garrow Kedigian transformed this traditional lounge into a collector's paradise. Classically-inspired pieces shine like jewels against the black walls, while chalk-drawn details add a whimsical, modern touch.
This Old World-inspired dining table and chairs are an unexpected formal touch to this patio. Weathered stones ground the space, while well-placed trees and plantings create beautiful garden surroundings.
This intimate garden is full of flowering trees and shrubs. Surrounded by stone walls and stairs and with a simple paver pathway meandering through the garden, the whole space evokes an Old World feel.
A multi-barreled brick lined ceiling brings a warm, rustic vibe to the gourmet kitchen, which opens up to the family room. A custom-made zinc hood over the gas cooktop adds to the Old World feel, while limestone tiles ground the space.
Update your driveway with new hardscape choices, from pavers with a hand-cobbled look to boulders framing the area. The Bergerac pavers from Belgard, which have a dimpled texture, are manufactured by Superlite, an Oldcastle company.