The stunning glass front doors with wrought iron detailing are surrounded by matching glass panels, creating a magnificent, light-filled foyer. The space boasts two-story ceilings and luxurious marble floors.
Grand columns and dignified lion statues flank the entrance to the front porch, offering a sophisticated first impression. Beautiful front doors with wrought iron detailing provide an elegant entry into the home.
This Spanish modern living room has 24-foot ceilings which allows for a curved interior balcony. The design features hallmarks of classic Mediterranean design: exposed beams, wrought iron details and filigreed light fixtures.
A small glass dining table provides the perfect spot for dining just outside this stunning Mediterranean kitchen. Rich wood cabinets pop against the neutral tile walls, and wrought iron details make an elegant statement.
Rich, warm wood tones and elaborate wrought iron detailing create a striking Mediterranean aesthetic in this spacious kitchen. A two-tier island offers plenty of counter space, and a small round table provides an intimate spot for dining.
The ground floor has an open concept layout with large arched doorways connecting living and dining areas. Glossy travertine stone floors blend with rustic stone columns and wrought iron details for a dynamic mix of textures and a grand Mediterranean feel.
Rich, warm wood tones and elaborate wrought iron details create a Mediterranean-inspired look in this spacious kitchen. A two-tier island offers plenty of counter space, and a round dining table with a ceiling medallion above provides an elegant spot for dining.
Spanish style front doors with wrought iron detail make for an impressive, dramatic entry to this home. The foyer staircase mimics the iron-and-wood pairing on the doors. A chrome chandelier with silver, draping metal chains adds a contemporary touch to this transitional foyer.
A large simple chandelier brings additional lighting over the comfortable sofa in in this living space. A stained pallet coffee table compliments the rustic details of the staircase and connected kitchen. A splatter print rug adds color to the neutral tones of the design.
A white paneled ceiling adds an understated and stylish element to this bright bedroom. A long canvas mounted on the wall matches the blue of the patterned bedspread and pillow shams. The wrought iron bed frame is complemented by wrought iron trim on the wood side tables and wrought iron detailing on the lamp bases.
By using matching or complementary veneer materials to that of the home on this courtyard fireplace feature, it allowed it to blend harmoniously. The Spanish Cotto Terra Cotta is used as the mantle and hearth, with the antique brick veneer surrounding the fireplace box and the base of the view-port openings. However, it was the plantings that provided the critical contrast in colors and offered a serene atmosphere to this outdoor 'room'.
Although simple in design, the wrought iron crossing over the wall openings matched the wrought iron on the Juliet balconies.
Stepping inside the villa reveals a sophisticated, Old World-style foyer. An area rug softens the beautiful blue-and-green tiled floor, while a wrought iron railing draws the eye up to the second level.
Designer Catherine Smith blended old with new in this Spanish Colonial-inspired living room. Furniture pieces bring newer elements to the space while components from the Spanish Colonial period take you back in time. Wooden ceiling beams and wrought-iron details represent materials used during that time period, and the doorway arches were often the only ornamentation in this type of simple, informal design. Catherine used a red wine-colored velvet sofa and an oversized tapestry of a Spanish-style courtyard to add texture, giving the space a stunning appearance.
Castle-like details adorn this traditional home office, which features a triptych of Gothic windows, elaborate crown molding and an intricately wrought door with iron detailing. Tall bookshelves match the room's soaring dimensions.
Architectural detail abounds in this space, from the inlaid flooring to the beamed, cathedral-height ceiling, to the custom wrought-iron balcony rails. A Medieval-inspired chandelier gives a nod to the castle-like detailing in the home's architecture. A stone fireplace creates a focal point, and traditional furnishings are in proportion with the room's generous dimensions.
The second floor balcony of this New Orleans home, built and restored in Second Empire style, invites guests to sit along the wrap-around deck, lined with wrought iron, and overlooking views of the live oaks growing along Esplanade Avenue.