Designer Frank Roop used an oversize tufted bench to add an “unexpected or dramatic” element to the entryway of this Boston-area colonial home. Oh how I will love the day I have a house with a staircase like this one.
Arched ceilings give an airy, but potentially cold, feeling to the space. Warmth is retained through the use of woods that echo the wood of the door, the use a patterned rug and the fabric of the textured sofas. Great chandelier, too.