The double height ceiling in this beautiful sunroom features reclaimed wood beams and a whitewashed wood ceiling. The additional height in the room draws the eye upward, creating drama in the space, while LED lighting hidden in the beams project light up onto the wood ceiling for a warm, glowing feel.
The lush, green ottomans of the traditional library were hand-picked to complement the hues of green in the formal living room so that they provide additional seating when she is in need of it.
There are several features in this space that make the stylish, transitional design a bit more functional and luxurious. For example, the floor is comprised of a multi-color, claved slate that forms a pattern and is heated for comfort and warmth, creating a sunroom that is elegant and cozy, no matter the season.
This is a multipurpose room designed to be a home library with occasional use as a dining room. The room is about the art of the mix; the look is modern with Asian influences, providing serenity with interest. The homeowners use the space for studying with their children at night and formal dinner parties on the weekends.
Seen through the entryway, this glamorous dining room showcases hints of Asian style through details on the ceiling and backs of chairs. A wall of built-in bookshelves is a great place to display favorite treasures.
Just off the living room, the homeowner had an adjacent, empty room that she wanted converted into a library, so designers created a space that blends perfectly with the living room. The center table in the living room doubles as a place to rest books, and she can bring the ottomans from the library into the when she needs extra seating.
This room designed by Jo Ann Alston features custom French doors, using hand-blown glass and antique French cremone bolts. The French doors draw the eye to the beautiful view of the rear garden and fill the room with light.
The homeowner had an empty room that she wanted to transition into a classical home library. The room is situated directly adjacent to her formal living room and was created using character grade walnut. Featuring built-in cabinetry and ottomans with green velvet cushions, the color of which were chosen to mimic the outdoors and enhance the wood tones in the space, the library space has plenty of seating, but the ottomans are not fixed, meaning that they can be relocated to provide additional seating to the formal living room if necessary.
The back half of the sunroom features many functional features. From the wall of windows and the Nano door that leads to the outdoor dining room to the twenty foot long window seat, designers cleverly used every inch of the space in order to create a room that was cozy and stylish while mixing in unique pieces, such as the mirror with the coral eglosmise frame above the chest and the black tables in front of the window seat, add interest to the space's design.