The plants lining the dining table are prototypes for an outdoor installation Paul is designing for the Brooklyn community. A graduate of Jamaica’s Edna Manley College Of Art in Kingston and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, Paul remains fascinated by the sense of nature that he grew up around. Now in Brooklyn, he represents nature in his sculptural work.
Designer Rebecca Cartwright sourced much of the art in the Naturally home from artists with studios or who live in the Serenbe community. She says decorating with local art brings instant character and personality to your home.
The classic 1920s style bungalow still has many iconic architectural features even if some, like the fireplace, are no longer operational. The single shelf above is perfect for displaying a few of Nikia’s favorite works of art including an affirmation in simple words and a painting that bears a striking resemblance to a member of the family. Nearby, a banana leaf palm throws in a spot of natural color and a subtle homage to classic L.A. style.
The wood framed window fixture is the focal point in this open living room. The natural finish of the coffee table and exposed beams match the window treatment for a cohesive look. Distressed wall art and a box chandelier compliment the country design style. Brown leather seating is cushioned with sweater-like textured throw pillows.
Natural light floods this modern white staircase, making the space feel bright and breezy. Glide down the stairs and enjoy pops of color from eight small squares of art. Light bounces off the tile floor at the landing and catches the slender statue and pair of mustard yellow armchairs.
Pale walls, ample windows and soaring ceilings create a modern dining room that's filled with light. Abstract art provides a jolt of color and a focal point for the space. Modern barstools take advantage of an opening between the dining room and kitchen.
This light and bright French country bedroom features soft neutrals paired with colorful blue accents, like the bed linens and framed art above the bed. A wood paneled ceiling lends a natural look, while a bright orange desk adds a splash of fun color. A modern brass chandelier finishes off the look of the space.