Any trick that helps spill natural light from brighter areas to more dimly-lit zones is a genius move. Plus, they add a ton of architectural charm!
Often times in the design and building process there are so many little details like this that don't cost a whole lot extra to do, but pack a lot of design punch.
Aren't these transoms just so pretty? They can be done in a very classic way with lots of detailed molding, or in a more modern way with a simpler approach to the trim.
(all photos via here)
A little Monday morning inspiration for you. And we're off and running!