A transom window draws the eye up toward the vaulted ceiling detail in this luxurious master bathroom in a Martha's Vineyard home. Marble tiling is used on both the floor and backsplash for a cohesive look, and soft blue tones evoke the view of the ocean and sky outside.
Jewel-bright porcelain and ornate pleated fabric flanks original doors in the home's back hallway. The deep stain on their weathered wood contrasts beautifully with the rich ivory tone designer James Farmer chose for the windows, walls and trim, and the pale putty paint on the ceiling adds another note of depth.
Transom windows above exterior doors at the face and back of this Alabama house admit dazzling shafts of sunlight, while corresponding features above interior doors branching from the foyer offer architectural echoes of the intricate furnishings designer James Farmer chose for the home.
Steel, limestone, wood and concrete mingle on this exterior for a textural, contemporary look. A black framed French door with sidelights and a transom window makes up the front entrance. Modern lantern sconces flank the front door.
A rectangular window higher up on the wall of the front of this outdoor sauna acts as a transom window to bring in light and give some definition to the outdoor room. Glenn Auerbach, a Minnesota sauna builder who blogs at SaunaTimes.com, also says a transom gives people using the sauna a panoramic view.
Andersen’s A-Series Transom Windows with Forest Green Exteriors and Specified Equal Light Grille Pattern add color and light to this Shingle-style home — a uniquely American look that traces its beginnings to the late 19th century.
An elegant sitting area offers a comfortable retreat area in the master bedroom at a Connecticut estate. A plush gray sofa creates a place to enjoy abundant daylight streaming through the picture windows and round transom windows above. The lucite table provides a place for a cup of coffee or book without adding visual weight to the serene space.
Stacked stone walls, a wood planked ceiling and lantern sconces create a warm, welcoming front entry. Patterned glass on the sidelights and transom window gives the front door a distinct Craftsman look.