A stone accent wall defines the bar area and adds natural texture. Moroccan-inspired pendant lights hang at eye-level for a cozy, bohemian effect that visually lowers the ceiling height. Blue-and-white Spanish style tile sets the tone for the rest of the house and the cool-hued bar.
Second Floor Foyer: Stunning European Villa in Los Angeles, Calif.
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.
The stair landing has a railed opening that looks all the way down to the home's ground floor. Even in this bonus area of the house the architecture is elaborate and fully in keeping with the Mediterranean feel.
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.
A wrought iron gate leads the way to this home's front entrance, a rustic stone hall with an exposed beam ceiling and a Mediterranean style wooden front door. Globe pendant lights hang above, while green benches add a pop of color.
Pristine marble floors and an elegantly curved staircase make a magnificent first impression in the home's two-story foyer. Intricately detailed stair railings pair with an ornate chandelier for an Italian Renaissance-inspired look.
A Mediterranean-inspired staircase is decorated with blue, yellow and green tile that creates a pastoral scene. The stairs lead from a clay tile floor in a hallway with a religious artwork gallery wall.
The simplicity of this foyer's arrangement, with just a few carefully-chosen pieces, underlines the space's open, airy feel. For harmony, the classic Spanish-style arched front door is echoed in a more modern way by the foyer's mirror.