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Interiors: 20 Bedrooms with Statement Photography

As you likely already know, I love statement photography. We have a couple of great ones in our living room: a portrait of a young African American albino girl from a South American photographer and a black and white by Portland, Maine based photographer by Winky Lewis, that I first picked out for the model apartment I decorated at the Troy Boston.

When I was putting together the post about Emily Henderson’s new book a few weeks ago, I became absolutely smitten with a photo she used in a post on her own blog, illustrating the creation of a gallery wall in collaboration with Etsy and Framebridge.

I am now officially obsessed with Austin-based photographer Suzanne Koett. I love so many of her pieces, and purchased two large scale ones from the same series that I may hang in our bedroom once (if) it is finally renovated. (I will definitely do a full ARTmonday blog post on her too.)

In the meantime, let’s look at 20 bedrooms with statement photography, from airy loft-like rooms with a feminine bent, to bedrooms with pulled together classic decor, to masculine style bedrooms. Each has statement photography that makes a definite impact, setting the tone for the room.

White Bedroom With Statement Photography

Montreal loft designed by Nathalie Bouchard and Annie Horth of Creative Flats
Photo above the bed by Malina Corpadean for FASHION Magazine
Maison & Demeure

Preppy Bedroom With Statement Photography

Interior design by Steven Sclaroff

Masculine Bedroom With Statement Photography

Home in São Paulo
Interior design by Mauricio Arruda

Minimalist Bedroom With Statement Photography

Home in Brussels by interior designer and architect Muriel Bardinet

Colorful Bedroom With Statement Photography And Quilt

AD Espana

Astronaut Space Photography In Moody Bedroom


Bedroom With Landscape Photo By Amber Interiors

Interior design by Amber Lewis of Amber Interiors

Serene Blue And Cream Bedroom With Seascape Photo

Interior design by Steven Gambrel

Blue And White Bedroom With Art Photo


Masculine Bedroom With Art Gallery Wall

Interior design by Ryan Korban  •  Lonny

NYC Home of Photographer Douglas Friedman

NYC apartment of photographer Douglas Friedman

Oversize Black & White Photography In Industrial Style Bedroom


Abstract Horse Photo In Bedroom Of Fashion Designer Francisco Costa

Francisco Costa’s NYC apartment
T Magazine

Fox Photo Over the Bed in Modern Bedroom

Interior design by Rethink Studio

Black And White Portrait Photo In A Bedroom By Homepolish

Home of interior designer Tali Roth of Homepolish


Aerin Lauder’s Aspen ski house
Interior design by Daniel Romualdez


Interior design by Jean-Louis Didiot


Home in Venice Beach, California
Interior design by Ashe Leandro


Interior design by Consort Design


Artist and interior designer Dina Broadhurst’s Sydney apartment
Real Living

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Montage: 32 Rooms with Hearts

I am totally not a believer in Valentine’s Day. Too artificial. BUT, I happen to have a bunch of photos of rooms with hearts saved on my hard drive, so I’ll share. Sorry it’s so late (again). Spent the day on an airplane. In rainy Florida now. Happy Valentine’s Day. xoxo

architect-Mercedes-Perez-de Castro-heart

Mercedes Perez de Castro – Elle Decor Espana
Photographer Pablo Zuloaga


Ashe + Leandro


Bibi Monahan Interior Design


Brooke Shields’ NYC townhouse
David Flint – Architectural Digest


Emily Henderson


Jennifer Brouwer Interior Design

Style: "Color tone - cool"

Kelly Hoppen Interiors


Elizabeth Bauer DesignLonny Magazine

Lonny -heart

Lonny Magazine


Liz Caan Interiors


The Novogratz


Living Etc.


Light Locations


Lonny Magazine


Love Made Me Do It


Photographer Marjon Hoogervost


House in Australia – Apartment Therapy
Heart poster by Jason Munn


Dutch houseboat of Natascha Klootsema from Flavourites
Bloesem Living


Photographer Bruce Hemming


Photographer Hans Zeegers


Rue Magazine


Photographer Warren Heath


Photographer Mike Baker


Stylist Nicola Mark


Australian home of clothing designer Lucy Young
Photographer Lucy Feagins – The Design Files
Painting by Miranda Skoczek



Marie Claire Maison



Showler & Showler print – Chez Larsson




Whiting Architects


Rue Magazine


Victoria Hagan Interiors


Skona Hem


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Montage: 45 Rooms with Sculptures (Plus My Own)

My husband and I have quite a bit of art—oil paintings, drawings, watercolors, pastels, photography—but not much in the way of sculpture. In fact, he said last week we should consider adding some to our collection. (OK!) We have a few pieces, which I’ve included photos of here, and at the end of the post. The above image (next to the Cynthia Packard) shows a little sculpture that my son made. (Most of you know I never gush about my kids, so indulge me this time.)

Boston sculptor/potter Steve Murphy has a daughter my sons’ age, so they’ve been treated to a special pottery-making sessions. Mercifully, Steve has the kids finish with a green glaze, so the clay  emerges from the kiln resembling patina-ed bronzes. My favorite is an abstract from the preschool years. (Subsequent years’ attempts at representational pieces were not quite so successful.) It’s been on our mantle for years, not out of misplaced maternal pride, but because I rather like it. (Aesthetics prevail around here.)

Here’s a shot of my bedroom bookshelf. (Excuse the low brow reading material.) The pieces aren’t exactly artfully arranged, but a few are quite special. Starting from the left:  black & white flower ‘Fusion Foto Bloc’ by Debbie Krim purchased at her SoWa studio; one of my most cherished works, a Romolo Del Deo bronze nude from Berta Walker Gallery in Provincetown, a holiday gift from my mother-in-law because I’ve always admired hers. Another gift from my mother-in-law, a miniature wooden Degas ballerina from the Met Museum gift shop. Her mother-in-law (my husband’s grandmother) gave it to her. She passed it down to me this past December. The two chairs prints I made a couple of summers ago after taking a class at Castle Hill. The small rock is a chunk of pyrite and the large rock on the right we found on a Truro beach. Finally, the outstretched ballerina on the right is a piece I’ve had for much of my life, passed down from my grandmother, who was an antiques dealer. It is bronze on a green marble base but don’t know anything else about it.

Now that you know plenty about my own collection, here are 45 more refined rooms with many spectacular sculptures, starting with a Dubuffet.

Designer Frederic Mechiche’s loft via Door 16

Katie Lydon Interiors

Trip Haenisch & Assoc. – Photographer Simon UptonElle Decor

Kelly Behun   |   Kelly Wearstler, Metropolitan Home

Photographer Pernille Kaalund

Ashe + Leandro Architecture + Interior Design  |   unidentified

via Desire to Inspire

David Scott Interiors

Designer Frederic Mechiche’s loft via Door 16

Elle Decor

The Selby

Mercedes Perez de Castro

Delphine Krakoff, Pamplemousse Design

Photographer Warren Heath   |   Photographer Simon Watson

James Harb Architects – Photographer William WaldronElle Decor


Delphine Krakoff, Pamplemousse Design

Geoffrey De Sousa Interior Design

Photographer Stellan Herner   |   unidentified

Photographer Pierre Jean Verger

via The Brickhouse    |   Weitzman Halpern Design

Jennifer Post Design – Architectural Digest

Eric Ceputis Design – Photographer Nathan KirkmanElle Magazine

via The Brickhouse   |   Robert Passal Interior & Architectural DesignTraditional Home

Hotel Particulier

Kriste Michelini Interiors   |   Jennifer Post Design

Luis Bustamante Arquitectura de Interiores

Charles de Lisle Workshop    |   Marc Jacobs’ Paris apartment by Paul Fortune Design


New York Spaces

Wendy Blount, Blount Design

Jennifer Post Design

Weitzman Halpern Design   |   David Scott Interiors

Kelly Behun

Duane Modern Gallery   |    Adam Bram Straus Interior DesignLonny

A few other shots of sculptures in my own home:

Left: Chaim Gross sculpture, a gift from my in-laws, It is bronze on a wood base, and very heavy.
Right top: A wooden sculpture of a mother and two children that I bought at a gallery in Wellfleet on Cape Cod when my children were about those ages, and always wanted to be held. It’s dark-stained wood. I can look up the artist if anyone’s interested.
Right bottom: A close-up shot of my son’s abstract clay sculpture, circa 2005.


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Montage: 31 Chevron-Adorned Interiors

The cover of this month’s Elle Decor motivated me to put together a chevron montage. It’s funny, because the chevron in this photo is just one element of a room loaded with pictures, yet its boldness pushed it to the forefront of my mind.

I love the pure graphic punch of the flat weave zigzag rugs, even though I probably wouldn’t make such a statement in my house. I think I’d find myself distracted, staring at it until I got that dizzying effect where your eyes go all funny. (Procrastinating is simply a way of life when you work from home.) But I love the way they look in photographs.

When I was about thirteen, I made my father paint a zigzag motif in my bedroom. I got the idea from a sitcom called “Too Close For Comfort,” (anyone remember that?) in which one of the daughter’s room had this funky stripe painted around her room. I simply had to have that look. I took liberties with the colors though. My walls were repainted a bright, clear sky blue. The stripe, a sort of zigzag/vee shape on the feature wall, was navy blue. The pièce de resistance was the white comforter with crisp, multicolored rainbow, compliments of Caldor. The rainbow, cloud, sun ceramic mobile from my best friend Marcia completed the look. Dated, yes, but for a teeny bopper, pretty pulled together.

Photos: Anne Coyle and Nate Berkus in Elle Decor; unidentified; Domino; Nina Freudenberger in Lonny; Mary McDonald; Marie Claire Maison; Living Etc.; Craig Spencer; Anne Coyle Interiors; Cookie; 315 Thomas blog via Made by Girl; Mlinaric, Henry & Zervudachi; Anne Coyle Interiors; Australian Vogue Living; Real Living Michelle Adams; Wendy Blount; Ashe + Leandro; TurquoiseLA; Terrat Elms; M. Design; Kyle Timothy Home; Belinda George Architects; Color Theory; Steven Gambrel in Elle Decor; Angie Hranowsky; House Beautiful via The Goods; Elle Decor; Tory Burch’s closet in Vogue; Living Etc.; Australian Vogue Living; Sabbe Interiors.


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