The upstairs hall is extravagant with a pair of chandeliers lighting up rich brown walls. This is a room in the 2013 Atlanta Decorators Show House, a showcase of more than 30 spaces transformed by designers from around the Southeast.
This hall features a curved balcony area and iron railing that allow people passing through a glimpse at the rustic great room. A circular red floral area rug adds a pop of color, while the vaulted ceilings and recessed lighting keep the space open.
A unique turquoise settee features plush fabric that contrasts in a fun way with the rustic wood used throughout this open plan living and dining space. The Utah ski home is filled with eclectic touches that highlight the homeowners' fun and playful personalities.
This bridge connects both sides of the house with a glass balcony railing and a view to the living and dining room areas below. The windows overlook Texas Hill Country, and the vaulted ceilings give the space an an airy, open feel. The glass balcony railing provides a contemporary contrast to the more traditional design elements of the house.
Exposed wood beams and built-in cabinetry with matching woodwork create the essence of a veranda along the side of the open living-dining space in this home in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico. Contemporary French doors lead to the home's shaded courtyard and may be opened to promote air flow.
A long hallway features myriad windows to let in light and open this rustic-modern retreat to its sweeping view of the Wyoming landscape. Meanwhile, wood walls and ceiling beams give a nod to the home's cabin decor. Floor timbers are place on the diagonal, visually expanding the space.
A pattern etched into the wood of this cabinet gives it an artistic personality. The dark wood pops against the light background and is decorated with bright colors from the vase and abstract painting resting above it.
Alex Ray, of Five Senses Art Consultancy, was inspired to illustrate a move away from technology back to the basics of communication through an installation of hand-cast bronze letters and ancient symbols, as seen at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. An overhead view from the staircase shows the letters tumbling down a white wall where dark brown hardwood floors are accented by a yellow carpet runner.
The homeowners are avid art collectors and this niche in the millwork serves as the focal point of a gallery hallway designed to showcase larger pieces of their collection. Venetian plaster is used behind the sculpture to add a interesting velvety texture without distracting from the art.
This stylish hallway features dark brown and neutral terrazzo floors paired with Douglas fir wall paneling. Black steel supports are secured to a wall in order to suspend a thick sheet of frosted glass overhead, creating a tunnel-like effect.
At the end of a long hallway decorated in whimsical butterfly wallpaper sits an antique cabinet with open shelves, perfect for displaying the homeowners' collection of Asian accessories. The cabinet also provides closed storage for hiding away linens and dishware.
White trim against mocha walls turns this hallway into a work of art. Dark wood floors add elegance to the space that provides access to the powder room. Framed artwork elevates the space and gives it a gallery feel.