Designers Elle + Vreeland used a sophisticated blend of contemporary art, exotic touches like these hide-covered campaign chairs and a Chinoiserie wall covering to give an unexpected polish to a small guest bedroom.
Warm, neutral paint contrasts with exotic artwork and accessories to create an intriguing statement. The large, turquoise decorative pot adds a distinct element and brightly accents the simple, gray-toned wall. In a purposeful asymmetric presentation, handblown-glass floral art is hung along one wall in the living room. Glass sculptures in their spectacular hues of red, orange, yellow, and other colors generate an eye-caching focal point from all vantage points.
This elegant dining room is designed to showcase this homeowner's priceless collections. From an exotic art collection to antique fine china, the white walls in this home shines the spotlight on these elegant collector's pieces.
An uninspired storage space was transformed into an elegant sitting room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. An alluring art deco carving circa 1928 surrounds the tufted alcove. The jewel-toned color palette adds an exotic edge to the room.
Framed photos of old Hollywood movie stars and historic icons line the Venetian plastered walls in this art deco cigar lounge. An ebony coffee table sits atop the exotic lion rug, while club chairs covered in royal blue velvet finish off the sultry gathering space.
White walls, spartan furnishings and exotic, native art give an understated elegance to this Porto Rafael hideaway, allowing the beautiful Mediterranean view to shine. Large windows and wide doorways bring in loads of natural light into this dining room and connect the space to its serene surroundings.
This room takes on the grand feel of an art gallery with an oversized painting, exotic carved wood bench and a beautiful Oriental rug. The exposed dark beams are a welcome crisp contrast to the white walls and ceiling.
This Miami garden is also an outdoor gallery for art and other decorative objects sourced from around the world. Florida oolite, Caribbean coral, Indonesian limestone, Tibetan granite, Indian teak and Turkish travertine are some of the exotic materials and textures found in this small but beautiful yard.
Neutral furnishings allow the accessories to pop in this comfortable and exotic family room. A blue shag rug anchors the room and provides texture, while custom wall art and a beautiful mosaic tile on the fireplace create a focal point. Throw pillows in a variety of colors and patterns tie the space together.