One trend noticed across a lot of new construction houses is lots of molding and trim that went the extra mile on both the walls and ceilings. For example, this staircase in a huge double-height entryway. The trim work cozies things up and makes it feel less like an ampitheatre when you walk in.
Trim with Curves An ornate transom that was original to the house crowns the entry to the center hall, leading to an arched nook added during renovation. Choosing curvy designs adds softness to this home, balancing the room's heavier, more traditional wainscoting