An exposed brick wall, wooden beams on a pitched ceiling and weathered French doors all add rustic character to this master bedroom. Windows follow the shape of the wall, drawing attention to the room's height.
French doors open this Brooklyn townhome's dining area up to the family's private garden to create an extended indoor/outdoor living space in pleasant weather. The doorway elegantly frames the homeowners' Danish modern dining set.
White oak floors in a herringbone pattern add visual interest and texture to the spare, simple style of the formal dining room. When the weather's nice, open up the French doors and have cocktail hour outside.
Woven nightstands and a basket bring texture to this simple white bedroom. Weathered wood is used overhead for the ceiling, while clean tile floors ground the space. French doors open up to a balcony overlooking beautiful Mykonos, Greece.
On the other side of the foyer, French doors open to the private terrace -- which is actually just one of several outdoor spaces included in this expansive property. When the weather's nice, the owners can prop open the doors and enjoy fresh air in the comfort of their home.
The elegantly white dining room features French doors that open to terraces with beautiful views of the ocean. Weathered ceiling planks bring a rustic quality to the space, where a sophisticated table is surrounded by contemporary black-and-chrome armchairs.
On one end of the space, a set of French doors open out onto a private balcony, extending the girl's space for relaxing and entertaining. A long bench sofa gives the girls plenty of seating on the inside, but access to the balcony gives them the option to enjoy the lovely weather.
A vaulted ceiling and view of Little Lake Worth through the trio of French doors creates an airy feel in the great room of this beachy cottage in North Palm Beach, Fla. A fan at the peak of the ceiling keeps the air flowing in the room and cuts down on cooling costs in the hot Florida weather.