Many new-construction homes feature tray ceilings, a feature which many homeowners are stumped as to how to highlight. In this bedroom, the walls were painted with a wet-look effect, as well as a slight change in color from the walls to the ceiling.
This Pasadena Mansion, built in 1917 and perfectly restored, features a Mediterranean-style entryway, with warm terra cotta tiles, wooden accents on the tray ceiling and double doors leading into the living space.
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.
Recessed lighting in the tray ceiling and a drum-shade light fixture illuminates this contemporary dining space. A round table takes advantage of space, because despite the fact that it doesn't take up much room, several chairs can still fit around it comfortably.
The eye is drawn upward in the master bedroom by a tray ceiling with painted wood battens. Warm and cool hues are held in visual tension to create a stylish but casual atmosphere. The mix of traditional textiles with contemporary furniture is spot-on.
The calm neutral color palette used in this transitional bedroom creates a serene retreat perfect for relaxation. The symmetrical nightstands accentuate the clean lines of the symmetrical tray ceiling. The dark wood of the nightstands ties in the dark ceiling fan, making this space fluent and cohesive.
Warm neutral colors, a sea grass rug with dark leather border and handmade corbels supporting antique cymbals are featured in this traditional dining room. A triptych of abstract metallic landscapes forms the focal point of the room, and a specially finished metallic octagonal ceiling gleams overhead.
By echoing the room's perimeter wedge shape, walking aisles are kept consistent, so the room feels balanced and nothing appears forced or mismatched. With its wider end, the island fits all the homeowner's baking needs, and offers close proximity to the stove.
Dark cabinetry and a three-sided vanity give weight to this spacious, elegant master bathroom. White marble with gray veining continues from the floor onto the tub surround and into the walk-in shower. A chevron-patterned stool provides a comfortable spot at the double vanity.
In this dining room, the large black cabinet looks striking and is home to all the barware. Its carved front is a visual connection with the wood-carved artwork from Thailand, a favorite destination of the homeowners. The rug is by Joanna Gaines for Loloi.