In today’s contemporary homes, lighting moves beyond functionality to become an integral part in shaping a home’s ambiance and aesthetic. More than just for visibility, thoughtful lighting choices help set the mood of each space, using strategic techniques to accent architectural details, visually expand rooms, and draw the eye to highlight focal points.
Lighting also supports the growing emphasis on wellness in contemporary interior design. By mimicking rhythms and cycles of natural light, innovative lighting choices have been proven to promote circadian health, uplift mood, and enhance cognitive function.
From statement piece chandeliers to the subtle glow of backlighting, creative lighting choices allow homeowners the opportunity to personalize their spaces, enhance comfortability, and imbue their unique style into their living spaces. With endless options now available, lighting holds the power to transform simple houses into comforting, contemporary homes.
Nestled on 2.5 sprawling acres in Canton, Georgia, this Hickory Flat home seamlessly combines modern amenities with classic Craftsman charm. Tucked away on a peaceful cul-de-sac, this six-bedroom, five-bathroom home offers small-town serenity within proximity of major suburban areas.
A hallmark of Craftsman-style homes, the stone front porch welcomes you inside, where the dining room offers an elegant space with a dramatic chandelier and gorgeous wainscoting. Across the foyer, a light-filled office with oversized windows offers a peaceful retreat illuminated by a striking modern chandelier that complements the traditional architecture.
Rich hardwood, custom millwork, upgraded lighting fixtures, and expansive windows shape the home’s unique charm. Statement lights accent each room’s details.
The open-concept, gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream, featuring granite counters, stainless appliances, double ovens, a spacious island, recessed & pendant lighting, and a walk-in pantry. It flows effortlessly into the great room, centered around a stacked stone fireplace framed by wall sconces and flanked by built in bookshelves. A coffered ceiling and shiplap accent walls add character to the space.
Double doors open to the adjoining screen porch with a second stone fireplace, effortlessly blending indoor and outdoor entertainment. A stylish mudroom offers bench seating and built ins. The main floor guest suite features marble accents, hardwood floors, and another eye-catching chandelier that highlights these features.
Upstairs, the primary suite boasts a double trey ceiling and expansive views, along with backlighting to create a relaxing, spa-like feel. The bathroom includes a soaking tub, walk-in shower, dual vanities, and a spacious closet. Three additional bedrooms and two bathrooms complete the upper level.
A bonus room above the garage offers versatility for various uses, such as a playroom, media room, game room, craft room, or home school space.
The lower level is fully finished, featuring an open-concept entertainment room, workout space, and access to a covered patio.
Outside, the professionally landscaped yard provides ample space for outdoor activities and the potential for a pool.