The five best rooms with designer rugs in the June 2017 Elle Decor feature the 18th-century Paris apartment of American socialite Katherine Bryan designed by Studio Peregalli, the living room of a Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson designed apartment in one of New York’s tallest towers overlooking Central Park, the living room of the home of designer Ernest de la Torre in Snedens Landing, New York and outdoor dining on a beautiful porch in an Amagansett, New York house designed by Richard Mishaan.
Japanese Floral Motifs
Floral motifs inspired by Japanese art are on trend in fabrics, wallcovering, rugs, furniture, decorative accessories and women’s fashion.
Lush Palm Motifs
Lush and exotic palm motifs are in fashion as seen in a tropical Chinoiserie wallcovering by de Gournay and Tiffany’s one-of-a-kind silver candlesticks inspired by a rare Hawaiian Oahu lobelia plant.
1. Red, Green, Yellow and Blue
An antique red and blue Agra rug rug provides a regal backdrop for a pair of custom green velvet sofas, Louis XVI carved armchairs, an 18th century bench with a red needlepoint cushion and yellow drapes in the 18th-century Paris apartment of Katherine Bryan designed by Studio Peregalli. The chandelier is 18th century Italian giltwood and the side tables are hand painted with a Moorish pattern based on a drawing by Renzo Mongiardino.
2. Red, Blue and Yellow
A view from the living room into the guest bedroom in the Studio Peregalli designed Paris apartment.
3. Blue, White and Gold
A green and cream custom rug made from a drawing by Madeleine Castaing anchors red velvet upholstered Louis XVI armchair, 18-th century dresser, green paneled walls and hand painted yellow floral wallcovering in the master bedroom of the Studio Peregalli designed Paris apartment.
4. Blue, Gray and Gold
A custom gray silk rug anchors blue and gray upholstery and gold accents in the living room of a Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson designed apartment in one of New York’s tallest towers overlooking Central Park.
5. Blue. Gray, Black and Gold
A custom blue, white and gray contemporary silk rug on black Indian sandstone floors pulls together black armchairs upholstered in a gold and black python pattern, a 19th-century Belgian cabinet, a bronze pendant light by Herve Van der Straeten, a Georgian fireplace attributed to Robert Adam, walls in waxed white plaster and a painting by Ross Bleckner in the living room of the home of designer Ernest de la Torre in Snedens Landing, New York
6. Blue, White and Yellow
Outdoor dining on the porch of a house in Amagansett, NY designed by Richard Mishaan.
All room images courtesy Elle Decor.