Give your version of midcentury style a more personal look by letting your home’s geographic location influence the design. For this house in Austin, Texas, for example, designer Christen Ales, chose colors and motifs that nod to the southwestern site—and yet still have a midcentury look. “The décor mixes fun bohemian patterns and textures, like this wallpaper from Cavern Home, with modern and more traditional Mexican style furniture silhouettes for a clean, but eclectic look,” she says.
The spacious African-inspired lounge incorporates a thatched roof and smooth adobe walls. The welcoming natural tones and relaxed furnishings create a unique environment for enjoying the surrounding views.
Multiple Seating Areas Offer Plenty of Gathering Spaces During Parties
Multiple seating areas create plenty of space for intimate conversations during large parties at this Westlake, Texas, home. The exterior of the house and the two-sided fireplace are clad in Austin zone to create a natural limestone look.
Neutral Southwestern Sitting Room With Orange Accents
The neutral walls of this sitting room are brought to life with the dark, beautiful colors present in the rug, seat cushions and throw pillows. The orange cushions add interest to the the tan armchair, and the same orange is echoed in a nearby throw pillow. A pair of thin matching chairs flank the fireplace.
A decorative cinder block wall is adorned with hanging plants in a nod to indoor-outdoor eating. One-of-a-kind handmade ceramic chandeliers hang above the sitting area adding to the "living-room" feel of Broken Spanish.
Luxurious Sitting Area in Puerto Vallarta With Beautiful Archways, Large White-Cushioned Sectional and Marble Stone Details
A tight spiral staircase, beautiful archways and a high ceiling create an architectural dream in this Puerto Vallarta sitting room. Stone surroundings and warm lighting give a glamorous cave-like look perfect for quiet and cozy relaxation.
This living room from designer Amy Bubier brings warmth and a modern twist to a Southwestern-style home with a shag rug, rich warm colors and desert plants. A neutral tan paint color is a good backdrop for burnt orange accent furniture and pillows. Every room needs a little sparkle so the orange silk throw pillows have tiny mirrors sewn on to reflect light.
Broken Spanish is designed to inspire the adventurous and sophisticated eater while welcoming them with the living-room like qualities of your favorite abuelita. The deep matte blue ceiling in the Abuela Room cools down the otherwise bright and lively space.