June theme on Wit & Delight is all about the art of mixing in interior design. I wanted to compile a list of people whose homes showcase the art of blending, all in their own way.
These people are no strangers to mixing different interior design styles and elements. There’s so much we can learn from each of their individual design approaches.
Here are five houses that I love and that highlight the art of mixing…
1. Carley Summers (shown above)
I’ve always loved how Carley mixes old world elements with a cool coastal vibe that never feels too over the nose or singularly stylish. It’s classic, accessible and elegant at the same time.
PS I highly recommend checking out Carley’s beautiful new design book, Sacred spaces.
2. Sophie Ashby
Sophie’s creative workshop, Studio Ashby, is one that continues to push the boundaries when it comes to blending different styles and elements together. This emphasis on mixing is also found in her. The focus here is on showcasing artwork in each room, which served as inspiration for the colorful furnishings and decor. There is a mix of antique and bespoke furniture, rich patterns, colors and textures throughout the home. This magnificent home is a feast for the senses.
3. Daryl Carter
Darryl’s interior design style is based on revolutionizing traditional design. Consider using the reverse side of the upholstery or removing the color and pattern so you are left with the most minimal form of a traditional chair. I love the subtlety of his creations! Her home features her signature interior design style and is filled with personal touches.
4. Sara Charlesworth – Chalk White Arrow
Sara has such a cool design style! I love her approach to color and how she uses form and movement to create interesting vignettes. The same items always feel fresh, and you can tell she’s constantly playing with new arrangements around her house. It’s such a great way to continue tweaking and updating your home without doing a total makeover!
5. Gwen Hefner – The Makerista
Gwen’s interior design style is mostly traditional, with a modern twist. She often mixes modern elements like lighting, which I think makes her approach so fresh. And of course, all of his thrift and antique finds make his designs a unique mix that no one can replicate exactly.