Collection by Zachary Edelson

Skylights in Modern Homes


A skylight is only technically a window; it offers a unique skyward view and brings light vertically into a space. This means a bright patch of blue, grey, or white in the ceiling whose illumination can fall directly upon a room or be diffused by a wall. To see the skylight's full potential, explore these 10 examples.

Briggs and Knowles based their design of the oculus on traditional Victorian skylights but tweaked it to fit a more...
Skylights add to the apparent volume of the space, as well as performing the practical duty of providing light.
Save for a new fan and a coat of oil on its pine floors, the original living room remains unchanged.
Zoe and Jake horse around in their parents’ new master bedroom.
The skylight window framing views of trees is from the Velux FCM Series; the paint is Harmony from Sherwin Williams.
The subway tile-lined bathroom was kept as simple as possible, with Hansgrohe fixtures and cabinets made of...
Bedmar worked with CAPÓ Estudio to refine the interiors.
The clients embraced the material because it is kidproof—any marks can be cleaned easily and the matte finish resists...
The architects had to gain approval from the co-op board to break through to the roof—the loft is on the top floor—and...
Just above the small entrance vestibule, he incorporated a skylight, which brightens the space and allows a peek at the...

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