The Dewberry Charleston is a luxury mid-century property that blends old world style with modern elements.
Fun Preppy Banana Leaf Dorothy Draper Print as a Headboard
A summer day in Palm Beach is brought into a bedroom with the banana leaf-inspired print, Brazilliance, by Dorothy Draper and bamboo-patterned canopy drapes. The room designed by Parker Kennedy was in a Southeastern Designer Showhouse.
In the United Kingdom, Pale Hall’s luxurious property transports you back to a royal 19th century countryside estate. Laurie Betz of Betz Design Studio said the feeling of quaintness and Old World style, but having modern-day touches, is her favorite element of the British estate turned hotel.
Using decorative, sculptural white elements can help take the focus off of pieces not meant to stand out. In this case, an assortment of handmade ceramic sculptures is placed in front of a flat-panel TV.
Contemporary Blue Bedroom with Neutral Upholstered Headboard
Guest bedroom #1 features powder blue walls, simple blue window treatments, a tuft-upholstered headboard, white metal chandelier and the aforementioned bovine decorating motif. There's just one thing this room needs: More cowbell!
Contemporary Guest Room Features Bold Orange Accents
Natural light floods this guest room thanks to the large bay window. A pair of orange lumbar pillows and a matching bench at the foot of the bed bring a pop of color to the soft gray palette, and a sparkling light fixture above adds a touch of glam to the design.
Spaces packed with an abundance of natural light are the best choices for using white effectively. Once the light hits the windows and is then diffused by lined window coverings, it floods the room with a visual softness that immediately creates a cozy atmosphere.