In an Indiana guest bedroom designed by Markham Roberts, the harmony of two blue-and-white florals adds the perfect complexity to an otherwise simple plan. Walls are covered in Waverly's Lightfoot House Companion, a printed linen; the bed and chair are upholstered in Bennison's Chinese Paper. The Argento carpet is from Stark. White linen balloon shades are a graceful, ladylike flourish.
Designer Ashley Whittaker chose Osborne & Little's Maharani wallpaper for the entry of a New York City apartment: "Billy Baldwin said you should start with a dark space and work your way through the apartment, lightening rooms as you go." The Ballard Designs table allows just enough clearance to open the front door. Bungalow 5 mirror. Stephanie Odegard umbrella stand.
When the antique sconces and candelabra are lit, the Southampton dining room is bathed in a soft, romantic glow. Designed by Justine Cushing.
A large photo triptych adds a tropical spirit to subdued glazed walls in a Naples, Florida home designed by Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller.
Designer Jonathan Adler covered this Westchester kitchen's Norman Cherner counter stools and Trans.Luxe pendant light in Alan Campbell's Potalla in Jungle Green. For sculptural appeal, the shelves and Carrara marble countertops are amply stocked with Adler's pottery, including his giant stoneware horse bowl and lidded Apothecary of Emotions jars. The blue and white dishes are Villeroy & Boch. Cabinets are from Ikea. Stove and dishwasher are Viking.
This bedroom in a New York apartment has "a dreamlike, enchanted feeling, with butterflies flying around," designer Fawn Galli says. Farfalla wallpaper by Nina Campbell.
Designer Krista Ewart used multiple shades of green, punctuated with a pair of upholstered stools, to create a cozy window seat in the living room of a Balboa Island, California, cottage. The polka-dot pattern on the stools acts as non-print. "I use a polka-dot fabric like a solid, but it's a solid with movement," Ewart says. "It excites your eye."
Designer Steven Sclaroff papers the walls and door of a New York loft in Martinique, Hinson's iconic banana-leaf pattern that is practically synonymous with the Beverly Hills Ho "The huge scale almost pushed you from the confined space into the open spaces of the loft."
In a Palm Beach, Florida living room, Quadrille's Island Ikat on the banquette and chairs creates the atmosphere of "a tropical cabana," says designer T. Keller Donovan. The valance in Brunschwig & Fils' Coral is embellished with Robert Allen's Scroll Braid. Slipper chairs from Duralee are "big enough for two people to sit and secrets."
A simple antique table from the clients' previous house is enlivened with an embroidered Mexican cloth in a Malibu ranch designed by Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe.