Bohemian decor is the perfect blend of without trying too hard — or at least appearing that way. Master the casual chic look by browsing these bohemian-style rooms, from relaxed living spaces to . Trust us, you'll be living the free-spirited life in no time!
At interior designer Kathryn M. Ireland's compound in Santa Monica, the built-in stucco sectional in the outdoor lounge is topped with cushions in a custom outdoor fabric. The table is from her French Finds collection, and the chairs are by .
In author 's Hamptons home, decorated by , the master bedroom's splashes of purple are complemented by a more neutral grass cloth wall covering by . The custom rug is by .
In the dining room of Rela and Don Gleason’s home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the table and armoire were designed by Rela and made by local artisans. The chairs have custom leather slipcovers, and the goatskin-and-iron ceiling fixture was inspired by lighting at the Leon Trotsky museum in Mexico City.
In Christina Juarez' apartment, the walls and vintage sofa in the home office are covered in an fabric from . The vintage chair and pillows are in a ikat, the elephant stool is by , the side table is by , and the rug is by . An Oberto Gili photograph, anchors artworks by Oscar de la Renta (top left) and Donald Robertson (top center).
A pass-through space between the kitchen and bedroom of Siddharth Kasliwal's farmhouse in Jaipur is used as a living area. The chair is in mango wood and rope, the accountant’s desk is from the 19th century, and the antique dining table and cabinet were purchased in Rajasthan.
When a young couple with a New York City apartment needed to match her love of exuberant color and pattern with his more restrained aesthetic, acclaimed designer Alex Papachristidis came to the rescue, covering the entry walls in a blue Cole & Son paper that is sophisticated yet still makes a splash. The side table is from Argentina, a vintage settee is upholstered in a Holland & Sherry leather and the Renoir portrait is a family heirloom.
renovated an A-frame home on her property in Falls Village, Connecticut, into her personal creative studio. She found the long table at in the nearby town of Kent. “It came out of a library and still has holes where the lamps were,” she notes. The Aeron chair is from , the woven bamboo bench is from , and the magnolia branches are from the designer’s garden.
In the entry hall of a grand New York apartment, the settee is covered in a Rose Cumming fabric, the late-18th-century Philadelphia table is a family heirloom, and the hand-painted yellow floral wallpaper is by San Patrignano.
A table in the dining area of John Robshaw's colorful Connecticut country home is surrounded by Indian cane chairs; the striped dhurries are by , and the armchair in the background and its fabric are by Robshaw for Duralee. The vintage pendant light is from India, the pine door is original, and the walls are painted in Violet Mist by .
In French art collector Christian Astuguevieille's Basque Country duplex, a stairwell features a table, cotton-rope sculpture, and an eclectic wall of drawings all designed by Astuguevieille. The flooring is molded glass.
In the living room of fashion designer Erin Beatty and filmmaker Lex Sidon’s West Village duplex, which was designed by and Michael Woodcock of , the leather sofa is by , the love seat is by , and the chairs are from . The marble cocktail table is a custom design, the stool by is from , the floor lamp is by , and the rug is by
The relaxed kitchen in a Uruguayan country home has a pendant light made of leather, the ceiling beam is an old railroad track found in a nearby field and the flooring is tinted cement tile.
A hairstylist in São Paulo turned to designer Fabrizio Rollo to conjure a duplex apartment that is sumptuous and colorful, starting with this hallway full to the brim with character. A Maison Jansen–style table is flanked by a pair of antique Directoire armchairs and the garden stool is by Rollo.
In a rustic farmhouse in Los Angeles, the screened porch has custom concrete sofas that are topped with pillows. The 1990 chair is Swedish, the 1953 Bigfoot cocktail table is by , and the wall is clad in reclaimed farmhouse boards.
In a Greenwich Village penthouse, the living room has 19th-century English faux-bamboo chairs and an antique French stool covered in linens. The antique French iron garden-table base is topped with antique marble and a sculptor’s stand holds a 19th-century Italian terra-cotta urn.
Inside the same room, the antique Swedish sofa and Baroque chair, are upholstered in Robert Kime fabrics, the armchair is 18th-century French and a vintage Persian Soumak rug from Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar rests on a sea-grass rug from .
At an 1870s carriage house in New York, the custom beds in a guest room are dressed with spreads from Chelsea Textiles, the chair is from Avantgarden, and the late-17th-century table is French; the curtains are of a Les Indiennes cotton, and the rug is a vintage Indian dhurrie.
In the captain's bedroom of the same home, a custom mattress by Charles H. Beckley is covered in a C&C Milano linen, the light fixture is by Circa Lighting, and the vintage dhurrie is from Mark Shillen Gallery.
The living area in the barn now serves as guest quarters at actress Amanda Seyfried’s weekend retreat in the Catskills region of New York. The sofa is by , the wool rug is by , the flooring is reclaimed oak, and the wall is painted in ; the photograph is by Sarah Bailey.
In Seyfried's master bedroom, the bed is by , the bench is from , and the rug is from ; the pendant light is by , and the beadboard walls are painted in .
This Martha's Vineyard weekend home has a playful side. There are Hans Wegner Flag Halyard chairs in the living room; the antique Moroccan boucherouite rug was found on , and the floor is bleached oak.
The sofa in the den of this bohemian New York Apartment is from DDC, the Hans Wegner lounge chair is from Wyeth, and the vintage cocktail table is by Milo Baughman; the painting is by Park Ito and the rug is an early 20th-century Turkish kilim.
In the master bedroom of a San Francisco warehouse-turned-apartment, the headboard is covered in a Rogers & Goffigon fabric, the bed linens are by Sue Fisher King, and the bedspread is antique Belgian linen; the walls are painted in Benjamin Moore’s Super White, and the artwork is by Joan Mitchell.
Take a peek inside this relaxed upstate New York home. The family room’s sofa is by , the wooden chair carved in the style of came from a Paris flea market and the cocktail table by is from .
This 19th-century home in Upstate New York is all about eclectic style. The master bedroom's English Regency chair retains its original leather, the lamp was purchased in London, and the floor is painted in Benjamin Moore's White Dove.
In the sunroom of Jamie Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard's Long Island, New York, weekend home, which Swanson Beard designed with decorators Chiqui Woolworth and Brittany Bromley, the custom sofa is covered in a Gastón y Daniela chintz. The vintage armchairs are in a Lee Jofa fabric, and the bentwood chairs are antique.
In Minnie Driver's Hollywood Hills home, the chairs in the dining area came from Driver’s former house and were re-covered in vintage Islamic and African textiles, the banquette is covered in a Pindler stripe, the chandelier is by , the vintage rug is from and the watercolors are by .
The master bath in Driver's home features a Venetian mirror, a 1950s bar cart by , and a vintage rug, the flooring is oak and the walls are painted in .
In the master bedroom of a rooftop Parisian apartment, the bedcover and throw are by Le Monde Sauvage and the rugs are by Muskhane; the 18th-century Italian headboard belonged to Midy's grandmother, and the 20th-century French desk was her father's.
At the home of Los Angeles-based designers Waldo Fernandez and Tommy Clements, custom steel-and-oak stairs lead to the library; the floor lamp is by Eileen Gray.
A roadside ruin in Uruguay was transformed into a chic dream home for artist Eva Claessens and art dealer Kris Ghesuiere. The master bedroom’s chair and floor lamp were found in Buenos Aires, the rug is an antique Bolivian poncho that was a gift from Claessens’ mother, the painting is by Claessens, and the antique shutters were bought at auction in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Inside this colorful Manhattan apartment, the 1940s club chair is covered in a chintz from the same decade, the sofa is by Maison Jansen, and the wallpaper is by Doug & Gene Meyer; the circular rug is by Niba Collections, the carpet is by Holland & Sherry, the cocktail tables are by Fredrikson Stallard, and the central artwork is an Indian sign painting.
The beds in a guest room of this Portuguese beach house are topped with crocheted-cotton coverlets from Bulgaria, the wall hanging is Portuguese, and the tile floor is original to the house.