Traditional accessories and furnishings inspired by the Orient were combined with modern installations in this high rise condo. These components are what make innovation and finesse ooze from the space.
Coral accent pillows on the bed are cheerful contrast in the predominantly blue and white space. The watercolor painting, made by the homeowner's mother, over the chair was the room's color inspiration.
Treated and stained driftwood stands on display as a sculptural piece of art that adds an organic textural element to this coastal modern foyer. A refurbished antique bench gets a bohemian update with indigo tie dye pillows. The photo of rippled sand calls to mind again the coastal inspiration for this space.
The knickknack wall in the interior dining area of the Broken Spanish Taqueria creates a kitschy and cozy dining experience while keeping true to the Mexican inspiration for the restaurant. Bright, striped accent pillows along a rustic wood bench reinforce the latin American style in the space.
A cozy, built-in corner bench under the window makes better use of this space than a single chair, with its extra storage and long seat cushion to stretch out. The palm plant brings in a nice pop of green and nods to the room's beach style inspiration.
Floral art by Erin Gregory was the inspiration for the palette in the family room. The two blue chairs were painted a custom aqua and covered in a durable Sunbrella fabric, and the draperies at the arched window are color blocked with blue and cream. A leather ottoman, green glass lamps, sofas and shearling benches add to the comfortable feel in the room designed by Kandrac & Kole.
Stone crowns atop columns lead the way to a giant chess board made of prefab 2x2 concrete squares with exposed pebbles. Taking inspiration from Alice in Wonderland, designer Margie Grace of Grace Design Associates. Inc., has red roses on one side and white roses on the other. Fourth of July roses, which are speckled and look like they're being painted for the Queen, are in pots behind the benches. "If it's your fantasy, just go there," says Grace. "Don't do it by halves."