The Nesbitts have taken full advantage of this bright, long hallway leading from the living space to the master suite by using the space to display family photos. Globe lights enunciate the tall ceilings and look dramatic against the backdrop of the wooden ceiling.
Family history contributes to the kaleidoscopic collection of paintings in Stacy Borocz’s office — and to the way she acquires pieces throughout her home. “I had the good fortune of growing up with a great uncle that was an art dealer in Palm Beach,” she explains. “I was fascinated with his craft, knowledge, and great eye. My gallery wall is a collection of oils on canvas from him as well as some newer additions I personally selected over the years. From him I learned that European gallery auctions, brocante [flea market] discoveries and antique fairs are wonderful places to source special finds. He always said ‘art is personal, if you love it, hang it.’”
A full wall of black-and-white photos tie in with this home's mid-century modern design and offer a dramatic focal point in this home office space. Paneled walls are sleek, clean and in keeping with the overall aesthetic.
Original pink terrazzo floors and endless white walls give the home a contemporary gallery feel, making it the perfect spotlight for Bush and Stanley's extensive collection of artwork and found objects.
For Leyden and Lahzar art is as essential to their living space as furniture - and both often arrive at the home in the same way. “We collected the art and furniture pieces over time while traveling,” Leyden remembers. Opposite the living room, this gallery wall shows the couple’s full range of tastes with a variety of paintings and even a life-sized sculpture. At the same time, artistic pieces of furniture like the modern bentwood bar stool and colorful pouf play a similar role, adding notes of color and whimsy to the space.
To create a multifunctional seating area in an attorney’s home office, designer Tim Barber chose a flexible mix of vintage and reproduction pieces. “For a room versatile enough to prepare a brief, host tea with friends, steer fundraising projects, help with homework and occasionally accommodate overflow guests, we designed a plan with pieces light enough to be moved easily — and durable enough to survive frequent rearranging (nothing too precious here),” he says. “The sofa is a Lino Comfort sleeper from Design Within Reach, which makes the office a convertible guest bedroom in a pinch. We love the deep seat cushions and low flat arms: perfect for a power nap. The chairs are vintage 1957 Knoll Saarinen armchairs, reupholstered in Kravet fabric. The Saarinen cocktail table is a reproduction from Room & Board.”
An artist herself and alum of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Jamie Steele has created a way to support art and artists with a spacious gallery Camayuhs, she maintains in her home. Her focus is on group shows of artists from Atlanta and across the country, often spotlighting female artists.
This home used to be a duplex before Good Bones' Mina and Karen reconfigures the entire first floor, removing walls to create an open floor plan and reworking the home's front entrance. When they put the home on the market, they not only staged the home with stylish, modern furniture, they had local artists display their work for the open house. The setup for the open house is featured in this photo.
An asymmetrical gallery wall loaded with inspirational sayings, family initials, graphic sketches and giraffes brings lightness and fun to this eclectic playroom. Retro locker-inspired cabinets almost disappear against the white wall, keeping the space from feeling too busy.