This entry greets guests and homeowners alike with a historic atmosphere. Traditional features like the antique chandelier, oriental rug and built in shelving bring a traditional feel without looking too dated.
Black distressed cabinets lightened with custom leaded glass panels provide a dramatic backdrop for hand-scraped hickory flooring stained with black distressing in this stunning kitchen. The dark color palette lends an element of surprise to the classic space.
Who says Traditional design has to be boring? Beautifully flocked cameo wallpaper and a custom roman shade with valance make a bold statement in contrast to the neutral tones used throughout the space.
Plush carpet and a sofa covered with faux chinchilla fur add to the 1970s retreat-like feel in the master bedroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Designer Will Wick worked to balance the tradition of the home's design with modern pieces to make the space feel especially livable.
This traditional stair blends fine details with simple design. The natural finish accentuates the true colour of the solid wood. The stairs’ open, saw tooth style stringers show the beautiful craftsmanship of the treads.
This kitchen's designer selected green and white marble tiles in a classic harlequin pattern for a unique backsplash that contemporizes this otherwise traditional kitchen. The silver antique meat grinder is another showstopper of the room and makes one think of an artistic piece of sculpture, rather than a cooking apparatus.
This master bedroom showcases a Victorian era aesthetic on a grand scale. The California King sized bed and coordinating nightstands are made of American Walnut with bronze hardware. Feminine bed linens, floral throw pillows, and fresh flower decor soften the look of the substantial furniture.
The addition to the back of the house puts a fun twist on the traditional colonial design. This space is constructed with tons of windows to allow natural light into the space, while also allowing the garden to become a part of the home's entertaining spaces.
A skylight shines over the kitchen island complete with neutral granite countertop and built in wine refrigerator. An open archway connects the kitchen to the next room for a spacious and open design. Built in wood cabinets blend the two rooms together.
A sleek fireplace is the focal point of this chic living space that blends traditional architectural details and contemporary furnishings. The bold navy sofa and glass coffee table pairs with graphic-patterned and chrome chairs for a welcoming, comfortable seating area.
Curves rule the day in this elegant Washington foyer, from the curved walls to the engaged columns to the petite center table and crescent-shaped bench. The scrolled design in the wrought iron balcony rails is echoed in the double front doors.
Multiple seating areas make maximum use of this open, yet private poolside cabana in New York. Traditional architectural details tie the structure to the main house nearby. The finished surfaces of the cabana are wrapped with Versatex, a weatherproof PVC material, to ensure that it stands up to the elements.
Though a formal dining room, this space is kept unfussy with contemporary decor choices by designer Amy Zolin. An organic wallcovering adds unexpected texture to the space, and the pattern is echoed in the home's master bedroom. A table with clean lines includes exposed butterfly joints for extra visual appeal.