Antiques from French Provence, classical elements of the past, modern design of today and a dose of contemporary art – the decorator Jullie Hillman has created truly unique interiors for her home in Hamptons, near New York. It is interesting that during the project the owner even went to France several times to buy the necessary furniture and decor. Now, this is a beloved getaway for its owners and a small masterpiece of interior design. Enjoy!
Some time ago we posted about beautiful kids rooms from the portfolio of the American stylist Kate S Jordan, but this is not the only good thing about her work – she decorates “adult” interiors for leading brands and companies with the same passion and great style. Interestingly, Kate lives and works in New York, but her style can rather be described as Scandinavian. In any case, her work pleases the eye and gives a sea of inspiration!
If you skip some few attributes of modern life, you might get the impression that in this historic house in the state of New York time stopped more than 150 years ago. Beamed ceilings, old photographs and books, furniture from flea markets – the designer and the owners made every effort to preserve the necessary atmosphere in this old mansion. A special charm is created by an old stove in the dining room and a fireplace in the living room, which for the last hundred years have seen so many different days in this house. It’s great when old homes get a new happy life!
The interiors of this beach house in Florida perfectly match the image and atmosphere of the place. It is as airy and light as the sea breeze and the atmosphere of eternal holiday that is dominant on the coast. A light wooden finishes perfectly complement the snow-white concept, while the blue color accents and supports the idea of a marine style. Green and brown tones are also added, which, by the way, are consonant with the palms surrounding the house. Perfect home with a vacation mood!
Designer Margaret Naeve Parker adores interiors that look old and aged pieces of furniture. Her works are often difficult to tell from the real centuries-old mansions and historic houses. But still, this is not a classic or country style in a pure form – the designer tries to add sophistication to the spaces with a help of modern furniture and bright art objects. What a great sense of style!
A house for a big family is always a challenge for a designer as it’s not easy to create a home both stylish and maximally functional. The huge total area of this residence in Denver, Colorado, fortunately helped to clear up and implement all the design ideas. The first floor is reserved for rooms where the whole family can spend time: a kitchen-living room, a quiet lounge-zone, a study and a stunning stylish bar that even hotels can envy. The second floor is a family area, with bedrooms and bathrooms. Bunk beds in kids rooms are so cool as they are convenient to climb, besides, they do not spoil the image of the house. And, of course, the heart of the residence is the verandas and backyard, it is difficult to imagine a more beautiful place to relax with friends and family.
This stylish apartment in Manhattan fits perfectly into the concept of the most popular city in the world – it is modern, refined and with character. The dark wall color in the living room is emphasized by the bright red chairs, and the refined golden details indicate the high status of this home. By the way, the owners of the apartment come from Nicaragua, so do not be surprised by the light, but harmonious exotic motifs in the decor. Great work!
This wonderful lake house in Washington state would not see the world, if not for the sad circumstances. A few years ago, an old 100-year-old cottage burned down in a tragic fire, but the owners lost more than just a house. While building a new home on the same site, the architects had to try to restore the charm that was present here before. At the same time, the cottage was to become a comfortable modern housing for the family for at least the next 100 years. We don’t know what the old house looked like, but the new one is just super cozy!
Many perceive loft style literally, try to fill such spaces with rough brutal furniture and decor items. But in this Los Angeles loft, architects of Marmol Radziner decided to play with opposing styles and textures. Wall decoration, open communications, rough materials – the basis of interiors here is the classical industrial. At the same time, furniture items are more refined and elegant, made of trendy expensive materials. We must say this contrast between completely different design elements looks awesome!
Instead of building a new home from scratch, studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer studio offered renovation of an old beach cottage with an extension, in order to preserve the authentic spirit and atmosphere of the home. Since the house is located near the beach on Whidbey Island in Washington State and is used by the owners as a holiday home for the weekend, most of the windows in it are oriented to beautiful sea views. There is also a terrace with soft outdoor furniture, where, it seems, you can spend hours enjoying nature in a good company. Perfect setting!