Emerald green walls create a modern vibe in this stunning foyer. The staircase is the main focal point in the room with black and white trim, architectural details and handrail. The room is grounded with square, neutral tile floors.
Enter this traditional, two-story home and be greeted by a spacious foyer with stone tile flooring. A light green wall color brings in the natural colors from the outside paired with white wainscoting. Striped carpeting on the stairs lead the eye to the second level.
A traditional home with a carved wood staircase has a modern white console housing contemporary sculptures. A Victorian-era chandelier in gold is a focal piece, while gallery walls leading up the stairway add dimension to the space.
Bright Green Entry With Unstained Wood Front Door and White Trim
The light, unstained wood front door fits perfectly with the fresh, bright look of this home's entryway. The light green walls surround the space with a positive energy. A white column, white trim and window seat fill the space with clean lines and sharp design.
Green Hallway With Arched Doorway and Ornate Gold Mirror
A rustic stone floor leads to an elegant sitting area with a grand gold mirror. A country-style wood table is accessorized with a mix of tabletop topiaries, succulents and flowers, creating a more casual feel in contrast to the ornate gold mirror.
Writing Desk, Armchair Tuck Neatly Into Stairwell Nooks in Foyer
You don't need a huge space to have a home office and reading nook. This desk and armchair are set up in small nooks created with the addition of a stairwell during a home renovation. A small writing desk offers enough room for a laptop and other desktop necessities, and the addition of a simple dining chair rather than a heavy duty office chair keeps the look streamlined.
This eclectic sunroom features paneled ceilings, custom Roman shades and peppy sage-and-white trim that makes the millwork pop. Modern chairs team with a woven sofa and reclaimed wood-topped coffee table for an effect that's casual yet effortlessly chic. The once dark and dated farmhouse is now open and airy, with a contemporary color palette and tons of natural light.
If you do a lot of entertaining, a hardworking beverage station allows guests to pour themselves a drink without getting in the way of the chef. To break up the floor-to-ceiling storage and cabinetry, a green tiled backsplash provides a bit of color in between darker toned appliances.
Velvet Walls Evoke Texture, Color of the Sea in Windowless Hallway
A windowless hallway need not be overlooked when it comes to good design. Cynthia Spence sought to bring in the textures of the ocean with Holly Hunt cotton velvet wallcoverings and a faux bois textured tin ceiling in the main floor vestibule at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. An Art Deco architectural grill conceals an electrical panel.
Functioning as a foyer, this enclosed front porch sets the tone for the home. Sage green walls and linen curtains create a soft atmosphere, while neutral rugs define the two areas: the lounge area and the mudroom area.
Opening this sunroom to the kitchen floods both spaces with natural light. Ombre curtains coordinate with the waterfall coffee table painted in Bridget Beari Colors high gloss Petula. The cozy white sofa allows for comfy viewing of the backyard.
Designer Susan Jamieson explains "painting the door frames black keeps the eye moving and expands the view to see beyond the architecture to the outdoors".