Wood paneling sheathes the ceiling and an accent wall in this landing and hallway, adding an organic element that grounds the modern space. A glass railing is crisp and clean along the stairway, and white walls allow modern artwork to pop.
Relaxation at its finest is found in this spacious and open master bedroom. Wire-brushed oak flooring and a mahogany planked wood ceiling provide a soft contemporary style. A tufted neutral headboard is contrasted by luxurious white bedding and a black seating area.
This inviting kitchen features flat-front white cabinets paired with black granite countertops and a neutral accent wall. A wood paneled ceiling accent with recessed lighting is positioned above the spacious island area, which includes stools for casual dining.
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.
Large, floor-to-ceiling windows expand the space and give way to a stunning view from this luxurious bedroom with masculine wood features like the bed frame and glossy wall inset. Plush linens and pillows complete the impression of relaxation and tranquility.
This contemporary kitchen and dining room has a white painted coffered ceiling with recessed lighting and dining chandelier, work counter with barstool seating and pendant task lighting, and white cabinets with brick backsplash.
A broad sweep across the entry of this modern California home shows a textured fireplace surround, a dramatic wood plank accent wall and a peek at a dining area with painted Thonet chairs. A mod take on a coffered ceiling adds interest overhead.
This minimalist white kitchen features neutral accents throughout, including the vast tiled ceiling and natural wood floors. A spacious island with a wine cooler and shelving provides an ideal area for food preparation and casual dining, while a frosted glass pantry provides ample storage space.
This spacious living room features a floor-to-ceiling Southwestern vibe, as seen in the tall wood paneled ceilings and deep manganese tile flooring. Angle iron accents the fireplace corners and opening, while decorative pottery and other items line a built-in shelf shelf along the neutral wall.
A slate stacked-stone accent wall frames a large picture window and adds texture and interest to this neutral kitchen. An exposed ceiling beam emphasizes the new, heightened roofline while tying the contemporary kitchen design into the midcentury home's overall style.
This light and bright French country bedroom features soft neutrals paired with colorful blue accents, like the bed linens and framed art above the bed. A wood paneled ceiling lends a natural look, while a bright orange desk adds a splash of fun color. A modern brass chandelier finishes off the look of the space.
If your budget allows, consider a "scene" integration system that allows you to preset, typically, four different lighting levels. (For example, daytime, food preparation, dinner and evening entertaining.) This 3-D wooden square is a great way to jazz up normal recessed lighting and add accent to the ceiling.