This room's white walls and minimal decor draw the eye to its exposed industrial elements, which add character and architectural interest. Tall, dark columns support a wood ceiling beam. Across the room, modern paintings are hung in a stacked arrangement, balancing the space and drawing attention to the soaring ceiling.
Soaring ceilings, polished marble floors and rich architectural details exude elegance in this Naples, Florida, home. The overall palette is neutral, allowing the lush tropical foliage visible through the many windows to create a focal point from room to room. Interior columns and elaborate moldings are among the space's defining features.
With soaring ceilings, unexpected bursts of bright colors and soft, cozy textures, the living room of HGTV Dream Home 2014 blends everything there is to love about modern mountain living. Steel collar ties support the weight of the roof and, paired with glue-laminated wood beams, offer a striking visual element.
SPG Architects’ Pawling House in Pawling, N.Y. features a loft-like living space with soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan situates the dining room opposite the large kitchen. Modern wall art, an intricate glass chandelier and a colorful tabletop add pops of color in this clean white space.
Cabinetry and workspace in this contemporary California kitchen floats in the center of the room, maintaining balance and proportion with the home's open footprint and soaring ceilings. A fabric ceiling system by Eurospan conceals lighting and sound systems. Honduran mahogany paneling is a cool counterpart to the concrete floors and adds warmth.
Bold blue lower cabinets draw the eye to the kitchen in this open-concept living space, creating a fun focal point. Upper cabinetry is white like the walls, resulting in an uninterrupted line that draws attention to the soaring ceiling. A traditional carpet forms a juxtaposition to the modern dining table and chairs.
SPG Architects’ Pawling House in Pawling, N.Y., features an open, loft-like living space with soaring ceilings. The library, on the house’s lower level, uses the same soft palette as the rest of the house — polished concrete, steel columns and neutral walls — with a pop of color in the built-in bookcases.
Soaring ceilings, covered in beadboard and painted white, capture the farmhouse spirit which inspired the design of this bedroom. Floaty white canopy bed curtains, white built-ins and washed out wood floors enhance the open, airy feel of the space. An aubergine-colored quilt and patterned oatmeal-hued rug ground the space.
The first thing guests see when they walk through the front door? Soaring ceilings, recessed lighting and a metal-and-wood staircase that leads to the home's second level. Because the condo has such an open floor plan, the designers used large area rugs to visually give the owners a distinct "dining room" and "sitting area."
This restful bedroom is like a breath of fresh air, with its soft, neutral palette and soaring ceiling. The blue hues used in accent pillows pull the colors of the sea, visible through the broad wall of windows, into the space. A shag carpet and fuzzy pillow add texture that brings added interest to the mostly neutral space.
From the soaring ceilings and unique chandelier to the wall of windows complete with a pivot door, this modern living room may have minimal elements but it lacks nothing when it comes to interest. Wrapping the room in wood paneling and skipping an area rug intensify the design and give this space a one-of-a-kind look.
The Paper Factory Hotel has been a catalyst transforming this Queens neighborhood from industrial to industrial chic. The property is located in—naturally—an adaptively re-used paper factory. Soaring ceilings, polished concrete floors and exposed brick fuse with eclectic finds from thrift shops, including an old-fashioned British phone booth to give this spot it unique appeal.
With soaring ceilings and soft, cozy textures, the living room of HGTV Dream Home 2014 offers everything there is to love about modern mountain living. Two walls of windows offer magnificent views of the wooded lot, golf course and mountain range beyond. Wrapping the entire living wing in glass, says architect David Bourke, creates the illusion of a floating ceiling.
The kitchen in this mountain home features rustic-contemporary styling and high-end finishes, with natural materials like wood, steel and stone used in clean, contemporary lines. Energy-efficient appliances and plumbing fixtures, as well as LED lighting, radiant floor heating and solar shades, are among the home's eco-friendly details. Soaring ceilings feature rich, dark wood tones, bringing warmth to the space.