HGTV Dream Home 2003: Great Room Pictures

Part living room, part dining room and part kitchen, the great room from HGTV Dream Home 2003 has a stunning tropical design to behold.

Dramatic Rafters

This great room's functionality makes a strong impression, saying simple themes dominate — a symbiotic relationship with the outdoors, symmetrical lines and balance. Designer Linda Woodrum emphasizes that beyond the gorgeous simplicity are many \"visual vignettes that are almost like being underwater. \"It's like a painting — your eyes want to keep traveling ... they don't want to stop,\" she says.

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