The interior designer Helen Bergin turned this old New England style 1949-year cottage by the ocean into a chic eclectic home. Helen wanted to play with shapes, textures and prints. The result is an interesting contrasting interior: the atmosphere of the tropics, and outside the severe Atlantic Ocean. This impression is enhanced by the grey stone fireplace in combination with palm trees, blue surf and floral ornaments. “We wanted to make the home to look fun and at the same time experiment with different design styles,” says Helen. And this game was definitely worth the candle!
We are used to the fact that lofts in Soho, the most creative area of New York, are all former art workshops or fully industrial interiors with brick walls. This apartment is somewhat different. Here, the tone is set by vintage elements, prints, paintings, and photographs. Despite the simple and light base, the furniture and décor here are of most vivid and unusual colors. Such an interior certainly cannot be called universal, on the contrary, it is very personal, creative and extraordinary, like the atmosphere reigning in the legendary Soho.
A chic hotel in an old 18th-century mansion in the heart of the gothic quarter in Barcelona – sounds fantastic! Stylish Soho House has 57 rooms, in addition, you can relax by the pool after walking around the city, sit by the fireplace with a glass of wine or a tasty dinner in one of the two restaurants. All this time you will be surrounded by bright, unique and thought-out interiors: a mosaic, beautiful prints, brickwork, carpets – it’s hard not to fall in love with this hotel. And yes, such an authentic and cozy place is located just in the midst of a noisy, tourist-filled metropolis. A real design oasis!
Interior design is actress Hilary Duff’s favourite hobby, so in her California home she invested a lot of energy and imagination. Together with a designer, Hillary managed to create a stylish and comfy design, which reflects the tastes and interests of the owner. For example, Duff is very fond of bright prints and pastel colors – they are the starting point. In addition to the ornaments, all the rooms are united by a pink color, which refreshes coolly and gives the interior femininity. The theme of prints continues in the garden too – black and white geometric print decorates the bar counter. Hilary says this house reflects her, and we readily believe – it’s really so stylish, sophisticated and unique!
If you take separately all the textures and colors present in the interiors of this elegant apartment in Edinburgh, seems like it’s not possible to combine them together – the palette and the prints are so diverse. But designer Jessica Buckley was able to do it so well that as the result is a very bright and unique home with its own character and bold solutions. The dark gray wall paint was chosen here for good reason – it perfectly calms down such a splash of colors. Bravo!
Creating a home for a large family is always a challenge for a designer, as it should be equally comfortable for everyone. In this house in South Carolina, elegance and objects of modern classics have been superbly combined with bright colors and funny prints that kids like so much. Elegant fireplace here next to a bright purple carpet, and the dining area is decorated with a chandelier with children’s drawings. Parents have a classic beige bedroom, and kids have a pool. In a home, as in life, balance and harmony are crucial, and here they were definitely achieved!
Until recently this Parisian apartment which is located in the 1830 house was owned by the descendants of famous poet Paul Valery. But now the apartment (230 sq.m) is the second home for a publisher from the USA that loves ornaments, black and white palette, as well as elements of French and Italian styles. The designer of the apartment managed to take into account all the wishes of the client and create an elegant and stylish interior with a Parisian spirit. In the living room, for example, there is a cool mix landscape wallpaper, geometric parquet, a table of a piece of wood and an elegant fireplace. These interiors are full of contrasts and bright strokes, but it makes it even more special!
Paris Handsome Hotel fully justifies its name. The designers managed to skillfully combine modernity and traditional Parisian chic in interiors decoration. Laconic gray and milky shades complement the whole army of bright colors: blue, mustard, pink, red, green. Also, designers played a lot with texture, prints, and light. What a wonderful and stylish place to stay!
This old house built in the 40s once was a home for current owner’s mother, so the main goal for the renovation was to carefully preserve the past while creating comfy modern interiors for a young family. As a result, there is such a noticeable contrast between the facade and the interior design. Outside, the house is dark and even slightly gloomy. But inside you will find a whole variety of textures, material, and colors. The interiors are noble, stylish, there are many different prints, retro furniture and vintage accessories. The perfect combination of past and present.
One of the main goals for the project of San Cristóbal hotel in Mexico was to organically inscribe the building into the landscape and ensure the best views over the ocean from every room. That is why there are so many open spaces: various lounge zones in boho style, cozy cafes with terraces and large swimming pool area. The interiors are a mix of traditional Mexican style and modern minimalism with bright colors and prints. This tranquil and relaxed place is perfect both for a short weekend or long vacation!