The chairs in this dramatic, transitional-style office are custom-designed and covered in mohair, while the walls are painted chocolate brown. Design tip: Modern art in a traditional room creates a visual contrast in the design that keeps things interesting.
Sophisticated and homey at once, this study is filled with a rich blue. The leather chairs are reminiscent of an old library, yet the zebra-print rug gives the room a modern zing. What a great spot to plop your feet on the ottoman and curl up with a good novel.
This cozy nook is the perfect place for working or studying. The desk conveniently folds back into the cabinet when not in use, and there's even a comfy window seat nearby that provides a relaxing spot to read.
The orange barn door adds a pop of color to the study entry. The bathroom off the study offers sparkle and color, defined as a Jewel Box. The Stachmo Sticks Jazz Glass in Red Hot Mamma From Artistic Tile makes a bold color statement.
A blue accent wall and geometric rug generate a feeling of youth in this stylish, contemporary kid's room. Keeping the space around the white, contemporary desk highly organized creates an ideal space for study and homework.
A study of architect Julia Morgan's work is lightly concealed by sheer curtains at the far end of the guest room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Designer Glenda Flaim selected the artwork as a nod to how people live in home design. "It is contrasting how an architect creates the space and how people live in that space," Flaim says.
A stylish white desk by Bungalow 5 is topped by the 10-year-old client’s own artwork in this tranquil, creative girl’s bedroom. Throughout the space, blue and purple hues blend in a way that’s both calming and fun. The Neoclassical-inspired desk chair is upholstered in pretty lilac, a fun, feminine color.
Tall Oaks was at one time owned by swing-era bandleader Tommy Dorsey during the height of his career. A gracious host, the mansion accommodated the Dorsey family as well as their celebrity and musician friends. The legendary Dorsey “Blue Room” still hosts his billiard table and piano.