Designers took the lower level powder room of a historic David Adler mansion from being dingy and dated to updated and chic! Gold and white stools tuck in under the lucite vanity and embellished wallpaper further ups the glitz appeal.
While Angela Blehm’s Georgia home showcases her design aesthetic beautifully, her art studio is where she really gets to let the creativity flow. The bright floral print fabric on the vintage desk chair and the pale blue framed mirror are just a few of the touches that make this studio fun and inviting. Every color, pattern, texture, and medium is available in this space. I could barely resist picking up a paintbrush myself! Seeing Angela in this place of creation it’s clear, that with her passion for art and design, the possibilities are endless.
A closed-off lounge makes one thing clear: you have to be on the A-list to hang out here. Notice the photographs of all those celebrities on the wall? That's just 1 of 100 curated art installations in the house.
In the hallway landing a feature wall commemorating the landmark Brown v. Board of Eduction Supreme Court decision is one of Rachel’s favorite moments in the whole house. Rachel’s collage wall is a pastiche of moments surrounding the integration of American schools. Her clippings profile the March on Washington, examples of resistance to school integration and even political cartoons outlining the arguments for change. The papier-mâché of historic events is a backdrop to a colorful portrait Thurgood Marshall. “This space is so important to me,” remarks Rachel. “I have dedicated my whole life to educating Black and Brown children and I wanted a space in my home that spoke to my passion.”
This delightful patio in England designed by Cool Gardens Landscaping Ltd. is the perfect spot for afternoon tea and features a towering garden hedge that serves as an organic art gallery wall complete with an outdoor TV screen and audio system.
From abstract work to landscapes to portraits, the Williamsons definitely play the field when it comes to the kind of art they display in their home. Here, a graphic abstract painting with juicy colors plays nicely with the white console and lamp in the Williamsons' master bedroom.
The beauty of Jae’s eclectic style is on full display in this dining room. Mixing rustic dining furniture into an industrial space, the designer creates a perfect farmhouse moment in her Manhattan apartment. An asymmetrical gallery wall of watercolors, portraits and sketches is expertly arranged to keep the eye moving and create a sense of energy in this minimalist space.
A series of portraits of odd-shaped creatures are framed and hanging on a black wall above a plush, soft sofa. Two round tables sit on either side of the sofa, which has a coordinating plush ottoman. Four orb pendant lights add lighting and style to the space.
The homeowner of this modern home is an avid art collector, so the walls are all kept clean and white to let the art be the star. In this intermediate space, a large portrait offers a burst of color amidst the cool neutral tones of the home.
An unused nook in the kitchen was the perfect place for a curated collection of art and antiques. The portrait's black and gold hues pick up on the black and gold used elsewhere in the kitchen and help to unify the room's aesthetic.