Old World Style

  • Mediterranean Home: Inviting Stairway

    Decorative tiling brightens the entryway to this Boca Raton home. The cast-iron railing adds a rich embellishment to the space.   See the Image

  • Telluride, Colo. Wine Cellar

    This Telluride masterpiece — otherwise known as Castlewood Manor — houses a massive wine cellar with room for more than 2,000 bottles. The cellar was designed to mirror Old World European…   See the Image

  • Old World living room in Los Angeles, Calif.

    The formal living room with exposed beams opens up to a quaint porch with beautiful vistas.   See the Image

  • Dallas, Texas: Living Room

    Published 02/19/13 in Houses
    The dramatic living room features floor-to-ceiling arched windows, French doors that lead to the terrace, rich hardwoods, and a sparkling chandelier.

    The dramatic living room features floor-to-ceiling arched windows, French doors that lead to the terrace, rich hardwoods, and a sparkling chandelier.   See the Image

  • Chicago, Ill.: Kitchen

    Published 02/19/13 in Houses
    Gourmet chef's kitchen in Burling Street townhouse.

    The gourmet chef's kitchen is home to top-of-the-line appliances, granite counter tops, soaring ceilings, and rich hardwoods.   See the Image

  • Scottsdale, AZ: 6 Cozy Kitchens

    Published 02/19/13 in Houses
    Old-World, Venetian-kitchen in a Scottsdale, AZ, home.

    Old-World, Venetian-plaster walls, tall, detailed ceilings and hand-laid stone floors create a wonderfully- European vibe in this romantic kitchen. Large chandeliers, two marble-top islands,…   See the Image

  • Houston, Tex. Home Exterior

    Published 02/19/13 in Houses
    Houston, Tex. Home Exterior

    This stunning Italian villa exudes Old World elegance with updated modern appeal. The home, which was built in 1940, sits on more than one-and-a-half acres of private property and features almost…   See the Image

  • Carpinteria, California Kitchen

    Designed with inspiration from Old World Italian villas, this Carpinteria residence is centered around the striking kitchen. The living room, dining room, breakfast room and outdoor entertainment…   See the Image

  • Living Room of Beaux Arts House in Pacific Heights

    In the gracious living room, French doors provide light while opening onto two of the home's six cast-bronze balconies.   See the Image

  • Library of Beaux Arts Home in Pacific Heights

    This library features one of the elements of Beaux Arts design, a barrel ceiling. You can see a glass version of this ceiling at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.   See the Image