Perfect for spending time with family, this beach home has a traditional great room that connects the kitchen, living and dining spaces. Square columns create soft separation while the hardwood floors lead you form one room to the next.
A row of square, fluted columns leads the eye down the hallway and toward a built-in bar in this secluded, luxury home in California's Lake Arrowhead community. The 6,700-square-foot, Tudor-style house has soaring ceilings, paneled walls and large picture windows that bring in natural light.
White columns frame the doorway to this craftsman kitchen creating a decorative entry. brown square floor tiles are matched by a subway tile backsplash in the same tone. Two lantern pendant lights hang over the small island with a pair of wood bar chairs forming a cozy eat in set up.
A square wood-topped island centers this traditional white kitchen and offers contrast to the yellow mosaic tile backsplash and ivory glass-front cabinets. The brown-and-gold window valance and glass light pendant continue the traditional vibe.
Yellow light shines from the lanterns mounted on wood columns as evening sets in around this cozy country patio. Three stone steps lead from the covered section to an open-air patio with a stone fire pit. A stone wall surrounds the patio and is bordered by a mulched section of trees and shrubs.
Bell shaped pendants hang over the L-shaped kitchen island with two level, two-toned countertop. A square column secures the island and brings the height of the island to match the cabinets. A tile backsplash compliments the countertop tones and adds texture between the wood cabinets.
The simple design of the craftsman era is evident in this prairie style home. Square porch columns and low-pitched roofs are characteristic of this style. Dark green awnings standout against a neutral exterior.
This master bathroom brings to mind a Roman bath house. His-and-her alcoves are divided by square tapered columns, while green mosaic tile, candle sconces and a round mirror define each space. Wall-mounted faucets and plaster sinks complete the look.
Victorian, square section columns and arched screens emphasize room thresholds. Traditionally inspired wall covering designs and paint schemes provide the backdrop for the intimate dining room.
Collaboration with the interior designer introduced period wallpaper designs, colorful mosaic tiles and rich fabrics and furnishings, adding texture and depth to the home’s enticing character.
Playful details abound - undulant baluster collars interject a sense of movement and rhythm to the stairs. Victorian, square section columns supporting the lantern transform to octagons with a wink to the Roman Doric Order.
All of the trim, brackets, balusters and columns were custom designed and then fabricated by millwork craftsman.
This completely custom guest cottage was built in only eight months time.
Drama and warmth combine in this impressive Old World residence encompassing a total of 14,496 square feet. The double-height great room features a coquina coral fireplace flanked by double sets of French doors that open to the waterfront loggia and pool patio.
At the 2012 HGTV Dream Home, the finished landscaping, inspired by indigenous meadow grasses, caps the exterior design of this exquisite modern rustic ranch home. The beautiful 4000-square-foot home, located in Park City, Utah, was designed to resemble a family compound expanded over time.
Niches built inside of the columns allow for integrative bookshelves in the kitchen. “The builders and architects were really smart about using every square inch of this house to the best of its potential,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn.