Rich earth tones and artisan techniques that lend a handcrafted vibe define this trend. Mixing substrates like natural wood, glass, clay, and woven fibers will help you to recreate this globally-collected style.
The Moroccan lanterns and table runner add a global touch to this small dining area with a thin table made from railroad ties and a contemporary metal base. A mixture of seating - two antique chairs and a distressed bench - bring in a rustic quality.
Ben's bedroom proves that style and a child's interests can coalesce. Here, the same global patterns found in the rest of the home bring sophistication to this space when used in curtains, a throw and rug that can be easily swapped out when it's time for a design refresh.
A wooden coffee table includes a folding element that opens to create a larger table and store a vintage suitcase underneath, adding to the global feel of the living room. Bright, patterned throw pillows add a pop of color to the black chenille sofa, while a round mirror is positioned on the exposed brick wall.
For this cool, gray contemporary bedroom, an upholstered bed is paired with a sleek nightstand and pretty blue ceramic table lamp. Deep blue and global-printed pillows bring warmth and texture to the crisp, white bed linens.
This kitty high rise by global design firm HOK was the "Fan Favorite" of the Giving Shelter Event held to benefit FixNation, a non-profit organization operating the only free, full-time spay/neuter clinic in Los Angeles for stray and feral cats. Note the cat grass and carpeted surfaces for scratching.
The dining room has a modern, tropical vibe. Midcentury modern Chinese wishbone chairs surround a white Saarinen tulip table. The green upholstery brings home a pop of color. The shade is echoed again in broad, leafy plants in the window. A zebra skin rug below the dining table enhances the dining area's global sensibility, giving the space the feeling of a faraway resort.
Atlanta designer Jason Mitchell created a global, elegant feel in his upstairs office with large panels depicting herons that really announces the importance of nature in this space. Roman shades in a material that resembles wood bark and a tree stump table continue that organic mood.
This historic Greek Revival home has a great sense of flow, as the formal sitting room gives way to the dining area. By outfitting the space with an oriental rug, farmhouse-style table and benches, a traditional light fixture and a piece of tiled art that evokes thoughts of Morocco, the designers gave this room a carefully curated, global look as well.
White walls and open spaces characterize the living area of this show-stopping Malibu home. A sitting room features Mid-Century Modern furniture and a modern glass light fixture, while a unique glassed-in wine cellar divides the space from the global-infused living room beyond. Modern art defines a seating niche with a contemporary bench that provides extra seating.
There’s a unique array of baskets, sculptures and vases in the bedroom built-in. Senegalese baskets live here, an antique Chinese document case can be spotted, and a display of wooden vases from Indian. Here they add yet another dimension of global design to this flawlessly constructed interior.
These young homeowners love to travel, so designers used the couple's travel as the inspiration for the colors and details of their home. The bold golds and reds used to accent the otherwise neutral color palette nod to an Indian or a Moroccan style, while the details, such as the piece of coral and the amethyst geode photographed here bring the couple's love for global galavanting to focus in the design of their home.
Small touches in this room give it a global feel as well as a touch of whimsy. Small planters are suspended over the tub for a pop of life and greenery. Also above the tub is a colorful piece of art found in a market in Mexico City, depicting a scene from the Day of the Dead.
Graphic shapes and global details made this Southeastern Design Showhouse feel very of-the-moment. These folk art-evocative vases with their charming faces and the modern, graphic console table topped with a moody painting in shades of black give this loggia from Mitchell Hill a very on-trend modern-meets-artisanal feel.
Breegan describes her style as “Approachable Modern Luxury.” It’s the perfect design style for creating gorgeous, inspiring spaces. Something she has achieved in her three-thousand square foot, four-bedroom single family home. In just two years she’s filled every inch with her signature style, beginning with the bedroom. Inspired by Ibiza, the classic black and white palette is combined with sculptural lines in the furniture and global accents, creating a luxurious space that is both glamorous and inviting.
Another example of the animal (and insect) themes and decorative flourishes that are making this such an interesting decorating moment, an ethereal snake-head table works wonderfully next to a more substantial Asian stool that shows off the playful global mix currently defining modern design. These heavy, ebony pieces work well in a room where bright whites and soft sands create balance.
Designers chose a neutral color palette throughout the house that will reflect the abundance of natural light, connecting all the spaces in the home and giving them an airy, expansive feel. Then, designers added personality in each room with the colors, patterns and textures chosen for that space. In the living room, warm accents such as the coffee table, with it's metal base and marble tabletop, exciting patterns and global textures make this space fresh and inviting.
This home is a treasure trove of art and accessories, especially these statues. This trio of sentinels stands close to the entry adding a vintage, rustic and global feel to the space all at once. The African wood carvings were discovered during a visit to the African market in Harlem.