Traditional, Elegant Foyer Full of Architectural Details
This exceptional Georgian estate in Bel-Air, Calif., was built in 1929 by architect Paul Williams and recently underwent a complete restoration. Beautiful moldings highlight the walls in this traditional entryway, while a pair of window seats flank the front door.
Neutral Living Room Loaded with Architectural Detail
Comfortable upholstered seating mixes with a rustic coffee table in the living room of this elegant Washington estate. The fireplace features an arched surround and curved detail above, adding to the room's tailored interior architecture.
White Contemporary Living Room with Architectural Details
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.
Traditional Breakfast Room Abounds in Architectural Detail
The intricate pattern on the drum shade pendant is repeated on the backs of upholstered dining chairs, while seats are swathed in the same green as the interior of two built-in china cabinets. The result is a perfectly pulled together space loaded with casual charm. Traditional architectural details include a paneled, beamed ceiling and transom windows.
Neutral Living Room with Loads of Architectural Detail
Architectural detail abounds in this luxurious living room, part of a 10-acre private estate in Fall City, Washington. A stately fireplace features an arched design that echoes the curved ceiling above, as well as engaged columns that are repeated throughout the space. Furnishings are neutral with a touch of glam, giving the space a casual elegance that still urges guests to curl up and relax.
Cast stone, used here by Atlanta-based Cruickshank Remodeling, can be made to resemble limestone, granite, quartz, blue stone, marble and many other types of real stone at a more affordable price. It can even replace brick or be molded into a brick pattern that looks authentic but lasts longer than real bricks.
Built-in bookshelves flank the traditional fireplace, while a comfortable seating area combines Chesterfield sofas and neutral striped chairs. Exposed wood beams adds architectural interest to the space.
Architectural Details Highlighted in Farmhouse-Style Dining, Living Room
Architectural details are on display in this farmhouse-inspired dining and living room. Rustic wood paneling highlights the vaulted ceiling, limestone draws attention to the two-story fireplace and panel moulding accentuates the floating stairwell and landing. Crystal chandeliers and a French-country dining set give the home an feel of permanence.
Elegant Antiques in Traditional Yellow Living Room
A corner of the traditional living room draws interest with a 19th-century French oil painting. A beautiful trophy base-shaped lamp sits on an elegant green-and-black commode against the earthy yellow wall.