Because the rest of the decor in this dining room is fairly simple, two chandeliers don't overwhelm the space. Puddling curtains and velvet upholstered chairs add to the room's elegant, luxurious vibe.
Designer Troy Beasley brings a mixture of dramatic furniture and lush fabrics to enhance the beautiful architectural details of the living space. Striking gold accents, like the round tray ceiling and bar backsplash, give this great room a glamorous, Hollywood regency look. Tufted, upholstered seating in a variety of styles is arranged to create a cozy, conversational atmosphere.
A bedroom is tucked away in a quiet corner of a Spanish-style villa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. White walls and a recessed ceiling painted to mimic a cloud-filled sky emphasize the size of the room and create a calm setting for retreat and relaxation.
Stepping beneath the wood archway allows guests to fully appreciate the vaulted ceilings and clear view of the fireplace. Meanwhile, four plush armchairs create a casual spot for drinks and conversation.
If your budget allows, consider a "scene" integration system that allows you to preset, typically, four different lighting levels. (For example, daytime, food preparation, dinner and evening entertaining.) This 3-D wooden square is a great way to jazz up normal recessed lighting and add accent to the ceiling.
Your teen will feel like a princess in this feminine but not overly girly bedroom. Touches like the ruffled curtains -- which conjure thoughts of grand ball dresses -- are special and unique. Since the room has small and low windows, recessed lighting brings additional lightness and brightness to the space. The pale yellow walls are at once soothing and reflective of the morning sun.
In this simple yet elegant bedroom, layered, textural neutrals lend interest without drawing attention away from the room's distinctive architecture. Overhead, a recessed tray ceiling with a chandelier serves as a focal point for the space.
This spacious Mediterranean master bathroom from Debra Kay George Interiors features a frescoed recessed dome ceiling above a large tiled bath, along with an antique conversation seat and a large arched vanity mirror.
A vaulted ceiling comprised of smooth wood panels makes an eye-catching addition to this outdoor kitchen. Meanwhile, recessed lighting and industrial pendants keep the space bright from morning to night.
A patterned carpet adds a pattern to the solid finishes of this home theater and ties the color of the neutral walls and brown leather seats together. Wall paneling and a tray ceiling add depth and dimension to the design without overpowering the simple, cozy space. A clear path to the large screen is lighted with recessed lighting and shaded wall sconces.
A touch of natural light from basement windows joins the recessed lighting to keep this home gym space bright. A brown stone floor adds depth of color to the room. Decorative touches throughout the space feature red accents to liven up the room without distracting from the intention of the space.
Thick, tufted brown leather armchairs line the riser levels of this home theater for cozy and easy viewing. A patterned carpet ties the deep brown to the neutral wall and ceiling tone. Recessed lighting in the tray ceiling helps to light the space while lamp shade sconces give a more theatrical feel.