Blue and White Transitional Bedroom With Fish Print Curtains
How's this for a blissful bedroom setting? Charming blue and white fabric printed with fish is used for the curtains across the door and the shade. The color motif is carried through on the bed. And through the doors, a dreamy pool awaits.
Fun and youthful, the kids bedroom at HGTV Smart Home 2013 celebrates life at the beach with tropical-print fabrics and a color palette drawn from the sea. Replace the skateboard on the wall with traditional artwork and dress the cottage-style twin poster beds in classic fabrics, and the space becomes ideal for adult guests.
Unique Fabrics and Bicycle Print Create Fresh Living Room
The mixture of fabrics in this space creates a unique look in this home. The leather chairs and ottomans add glamor to the space, while the velvet sofa softens the space, bringing in elegance. To bring personality to the space, a black and white rug connects the furniture, while a bicycle print hangs as the center of attention in the space.
Plaid and gingham and polka dots, oh my! Aniko Levai of Place of My Taste cleverly mixed fabric scraps and inexpensive wrapping paper to create this fun and festive table decor. Leftover fabric covers the tablescape’s conical “trees,” dots the pinecone-and-greenery centerpiece, ties cardboard reindeers around vintage glass bottles and finishes off the place settings.
From mud cloth to indigo and colorful wax prints, textiles featuring traditional African patterns, or inspired by them are finding a place in trendy, modern spaces all over the globe. Designers, artisans and creatives alike are finding that textiles obtained by way of the African continent, from countries such as Mali, Uganda, and Nigeria, offer strong graphic and geometric design along with vibrant, striking color stories. In spaces with a contemporary look, these designs are stylish and impactful while adding a global touch to the decor. Actor and designer, Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Wire, The Deuce) has taken notice of the power of African prints and created his own home furnishings line that incorporates them. ENITAN Vintage (http://www.enitanvintage.com/) offers storied pieces, where vintage and antique European seating is reimagined through Akinnagbe’s extensive collection of African textiles. “I wanted to preserve many of these pieces where I could, using influences from the Continent that also transcend space and time,” remarks Akinnagbe about pieces like this Victorian settee that’s upholstered in a fuchsia African Dutch Wax Print fabric.
Island Fabric with Brazilian Palms
Brazilian palms and their landscape are depicted in the “Island Palms” fabric, which is in a textile collection by the New York Botanical Garden and Vervain. The hand-drawn print was inspired by an illustrated publication in the 1800s.
Transitional Living Room With Blue Bird Print
This living room features Victorian upholstered arm chairs and a bold printed fabric with blue birds and florals used in the curtains and cushion.
Casual Living Room With Menswear-Inspired Plaid Area Rug
This living room is casual and cozy, anchored by a blue plaid area rug and sturdy, overstuffed furniture. Shades of brown and cream create a neutral backdrop for the room's assorted fabric prints and textures.
The same fabric swaths the walls, headboard and lampshades in this cozy cocoon-like guest bedroom, harmonizing and warming the space. Black and white photography stands out above the bed, while a custom animal print carpet provides softness on the floor. A large mirror reflects light and visually expands the space.
This neutral kid's room proves that a space doesn't have to be colorful to be fun and playful. Built-in cabinets flank both sides of the bed, creating functional and stylish bedside tables. An upholstered headboard with two rows of nailhead trim is custom-built to fit the space, and reading lights above are a practical addition. Dinosaur-printed bedding and a pair of acid green pillows bring punch and kid-friendly flair.
Girl's White Bedroom With Globally Inspired Fabrics and Accessories
All-white walls and furniture provide a chic backdrop for the brightly colored and globally inspired fabrics and accessories in this girl's bedroom. The elephant print of the roman shades and the bright pink pillow strike the right balance between youthfulness and maturity to create a look that will suit the room's occupant as she grows.
Eclectic Study with Fabric, Tented Ceiling, Orange Trim and Bookshelves
Interior designer Cheryl Settino Mosher layered on print after print for her eclectic, global-inspired study in the 2017 Holiday House NYC. The ceiling is tented with the Lush Scene pattern from Robert Allen's Nomadic Color fabric collection, and the Miles sofa also is from Robert Allen. The orange painted trim is “Bittersweet Vine” from Benjamin Moore's Century line.