The foyer of this opulent home opens into a space that features a large cross on the wall, a painted ceiling depicting saints and a village. A large sculpture is set into the wall on a built-in cabinet.
The home features a magnificent two-story foyer, which boasts ebony floors that make a dramatic statement against neutral walls and white molding. An ornate wrought iron railing fits with the home's Italianate style.
A simple yet sophisticated foyer welcomes guests to this 1930s Mediterranean villa in Los Angeles. By limiting the decor to a marble-topped table and worn neutral runner, the designers ensured that all eyes would be on the room's interesting architectural details, like the coffered ceilings, carved faces and Spanish-style staircase.
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.
The ornate stone fireplace is flanked by large windows that let in lot of natural light to this Mediterranean sunroom.. Exposed brick walls combine with neutral tile flooring and comfortable sofas for a truly relaxing space.
Mediterranean with a twist, this Spanish Revival house was not meant to look predictable. Traditional Spanish elements like the floor tiles and flowers pair with more rustic themes like exposed wood beams and paneling.
Beautifully detailed stone molding and marble flooring create an elegant entrance to the second floor foyer. An ornate wrought iron stair railing with gold accents pairs with a brilliant gold chandelier for added drama.
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.
Even the entrance to the home is grand and elegant. The two-story foyer boasts marble flooring, a marble staircase, an ornate wrought iron railing and a fabulous chandelier that echoes the gold accents found in the handrails. A red and gold upholstered bench adds a luxurious finishing touch to the design.
The Palazzo, a 200-year-old mansion located in Rabat, Malta, boasts 10,700 square feet of living. The dramatic entry hall features an impressive skylight, as well as a thick glass floor that allows views of the floor below and above.
Through the port cache, the owners can access a passageway that leads into the main house. Two terra cotta planters stand on either side of the arch, with a floor mat in between them to welcome visitors.