Like a portal, this huge metal arbor transports guests from the backyard and into the owners' gardens. A gravel pathway cuts across the lush green grass and highlights all the native plants and cacti along the way.
Hooks on the wall offer easy hanging storage for coats and handbags in this simple but well-outfitted mudroom that acts as a portal between the inside of the home and a side entry that leads to the garage.
Cables don’t need to drape down the back of your cabinets or desk. A cheap drill bit and an equally inexpensive grommet can create a professional-looking portal for your cords to drop in, making surfaces look tidier.
This formal dining room has a regal air, and features many unique and gorgeous design elements. The herringbone-patterned ceiling is a real stand-out that creates a rich, complex feel. A large Oriental-style rug provides a beautiful texture and color to the space. The arched portal reflects the home's Mediterranean style.
This entryway pergola creates a sense of anticipation as guests approach the front door: the portal feels like a jewel in the distance. To encourage the growth of vines atop the pergola structure. metal beams and string have been put in place to serve as a framework. Nature feels integrated into this Mediterranean-style home.
Fieldwork Design & Architecture transform the pool room into a zen retreat by ensconcing the room, floor to ceiling, in Western Red Cedar and slate tile. The sliding glass doors are replaced with a 32-foot wide single sliding door to create a seamless portal to the verdant outdoors. An unfinished utility area is converted into a wine cellar and changing room.