Tour A Quiet Elegant Nashville Mansion With The Art Of Restraint

We came across this beautifully designed Nashville mansion by Richard Hallberg, a design titan based in Los Angeles, and were drawn to its sophiticated modern classic vibe. The cloud-like color palette really helps showcase the antiques from different eras and also make the home clean,cozy and livable. The layered vignettes bring in the interest and stories to the spaces. This is the kind of the home that we love to wander around and surprisingly find the new details in each visit. Here are some of our favorite spaces.

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Tour A Charming Lauguna Beach Home

Color does affect how we feel. When we came across this charming Lauguna Beach home and immediately fell in love with its sophiticated color palette that is unfolding in front of our eye room by room. . Then, of course, we are amazed by the artful mixing of different styles, textures and the intention to keep and respect the original spirit of the house.

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Tour An Contemporary Mediterranean Arizona Home

You may read that one of the trends is starting to fade away is the white-on-white modern farm house style. What we have seen recently is that people actually elevate their white-on-white home with more glam and elegant classical design. The emerging trend is a good indication that the classical design is on the way back huge. Today we are going to tour a contemporary Mediterranean home full with the glam.

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Tour the Los Angeles Home That Artfully Marries the Old And New

The classical heavy molding combined with crisp clean lines is what attracts us to this unique Los Angeles home. We also love the white color palette with subtlety that helps create such clean yet soft atmosphere. All of the vintage founds in the house make the home feel casual, inviting and interesting. Here are our favorite spaces.

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Tour a Classic Pre-War NYC Apartment With a Modern and Clean-Line Vibe

 

I was trying to get some design inspiration after another  long day filled with  zoom meetings.   Then  I was pleased to find this adorable apartment with a classical bone and modern touches all over the house.  Here are the highlights of our favorite spaces.

 

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We love the neutral tone in this entry.  The sleek black-top console is perfect for this narrow hallway while the artwork featured with  ocean injects calming and expansive feel. The leopard running on the stairs is for sure the super star here—chic and glamorous.

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Home Tour–A Modern Classic Dallas Home with Edge

 

We are impressed by how the design team transformed this 1980s Georgian-style home with high glamor and edge while  keeping  its classical bone.  The house was originally designed by local architect Paul Turney and built to such a high level. So the design team decided just to add new flooring and windows with larger panes, an iron stair rail in lieu of a more traditional wooden version, and a stone surround for the front door rather than tearing down the original structure.  Other changes include opening up the kitchen and incorporating  an adjacent family room, reconfiguring the master bathroom and adding  a covered back patio for easier outdoor living.  Here are highlights of our favorite spaces. Let’s take a tour together.

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3 Ways to Create a High-style Home You Dream About

 

The more time you spend at home, the more you are likely to notice some detail you don’t like and you want to do something about it. In case after 6-weeks of quarantine, you kind of develop a big plan to elevate your home and feel a little bit overwhelmed, don’t worry, we have 3 simple rules you may want to consider and we will use one of the projects we did as a case study:

 

  1. Choose a color palette you love and repeat it through the whole house in an unexpected yet classy way. We repeat the color palette of pink and green through the whole house in this project in the above video.

2. Own one or two pieces you really treasure and  showcase or design around them. The custom-made Murano table lamp with a pink shade, the artwork and green velvet bar chairs in the above video are  what my client really falls in love with and they are the focal points in her home.

3. Mix and match pieces from different styles and periods to keep the overall design interesting and timeless.  In the video above, Louis XVI bar chairs are  classical while the green midcentury chairs in the family room is mid-century,  which creates such a  nice contrast with all of the traditional components in the house.

 

Hope these decor tips are helpful.

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A Glamorous Modern Classic Home in Dallas

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We came cross one of Jane Showers’ Dallas projects this morning and amazed how she was able to use mixing-and-matching approach to bring in freshness and interest while still keeping her signature style—classical, elegant, feminine and modern.

PROJECT DETAILS

Project:
Preston Hollow Estate
Location:
Dallas, Texas
Size:
10,000 sq. ft.
Architect:
J. Wilson Fuqua

Here are several highlights which really drew us in:

1. Killer color palette of silky white and pink.

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Global Home Tour III–a Sophisticated London Home

Today, we are going to tour  the super stylish Creative Director of VistaJet – the world’s premiere private aviation service – Nina Flohr’s London home.  You can clickhere and here to read the first two episodes of our global home tours.

We love  her jewel-tone warm color palettes, the mix of elegant textile patterns , sumptuous furnishing material finishes and a cozy and laid-back vibe.  Let’s take a look together.

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The subtle gold wall-covering elevates and lights up a narrow hallway . A fresh orange flower arrangement adds a dose of excitement. We love the view in the hallway that is able to see a very elegant drapery on the landing area of the stairs , which hints a sophisticated taste for the rest of the home.

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The almost monogram of color of green creates such an elegant, soothing and luxurious feel while the mustard lounge chair, bright yellow flowers and pink on the artwork truly spice up this lovely living room.  A neutral nature are rug ground the whole space and let the eye take a break from all of the greens here.  The mood here is quiet yet cheerful—a kind of feeling we are all desperate to create for our home.

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Home Tour—an Elegantly Layered New York Apartment

 

In the middle of the week, we all look for a little bit inspiration to carry on. We came across designer Lilse McKenna’ New York apartment and truly amazed by how she re-arranged the overall layout to maximize storage while still keeping a high style.  Let’s take a look at her NYC apartment home together.

1. A balanced color palette.

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The red vintage velvet sofa is aN original piece. We are glad  that Lilse still keeps the way it is. And she balanced the bright red color with a lot of blue and white in this room. By doing so, she is not only able to  make the room feel bright and airy, but also able to showcase the fabulous artwork on the wall and patterned fabric on the throw pillows, lamp shades and ottoman cover as well.

2. Style her mantle with books.

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