An Asian statue is placed between two doors in this eclectic New York City apartment. Hardwood floors and crisp white walls set a stage for interesting art, colorful rugs and stylish, mismatched furniture.
Geometric floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the natural landscape, making this room appear as though it's in a tree house. A hand-carved corner chair, an Oriental rug and Asian art above the bed give the space a collected, global look inspired by traveling.
Create small groupings of like items that work well together and show your personality and interest, says Clinton Rice of Clinton Rice Design in Atlanta. By varying the height of decorative objects and grouping books for dramatic pops of color, Rice created a cohesive, classic bookshelf that is still functional.
A large medallion art piece stands out against the white walls on this Asian-style dining area. Bright red bench seating and a blue and white porcelain vase add pops of color to the space, while a modern wood dining table creates a perfect spot for enjoying meals.
What began as a simple covered picnic area wound up as a Thai-inspired garden retreat, giving HGTV fan kimsplay additional privacy in the yard and a place to put Thai furniture and art pieces collected during many trips abroad.