The dining room of designer Beaux Arts mansion in Paris is adorned with murals inspired by landscapes in Renaissance paintings. Besides scenes of birds and trees, they include profiles of her children and portraits of family pets, adding a highly personal touch.
Fashion designer and her husband, artist and jewelry designer Nicholas Alvis Vega, took a bold approach to decorating their living room in Jaipur, India, with a whimsical hand-painted floral motif inspired by vivid vintage saris.
In the drawing room of a London house, designers applied trompe l’oeil details to the walls and ceiling whose motifs were inspired by ones in Istanbul’s Topkap? Palace. The Ottoman-style designs in the bay window echo the fabrics and rug.
A photomural reproduced on silk covers a wall in a Miami duplex designed by architect ; it’s a serene backdrop for a multihued work by Robert Melee and a striking tree-trunk bench.
The living room ceiling in the Florida home of provides a lush look overhead. Artist Claudia Funke painted the bamboo lattice design, accented with coconut palms, parrots, philodendrons, and iguanas—and she adds to the mural each time she visits the house.
In the playroom of a family house in the Hamptons, artist gave a storybook twist to the home, depicting it and its surroundings directly on the wall.
Kilian and Melonie Hennessy turned the indoor pool in their Paris apartment into a Tuscan-inspired oasis with a mural by Casilda Fabry, who painted cypress trees, rolling hills, and ruins in the distance.
In the living room of a Vero Beach, Florida, home designed by , palm fronds painted by offer a subtle tropical backdrop for the artwork and furnishings.
Serge Roche torchères appear in the entry—and on the painted walls—of Amy Fine Collins’s stately Manhattan apartment. The many murals throughout the apartment were painted by Robert Hoven.
A large abstract vinyl piece by Santiago Cucullu spreads across a wall in art dealer and publicist Sara Fitzmaurice’s New York City loft. It’s a vibrant touch amid the otherwise neutral palette and modernist furnishings.
Donatella Versace's opulent dining room in her Milan home features a collection of Chinese and Japanese vases, very much on and off the walls.
At Villa Le Rose, Leonardo and Maria Beatrice Ferragamo’s 15th-century home outside of Florence, exquisite murals depicting classical architecture embellish the walls and ceiling of the estate’s former ballroom. The frescoes date to the 18th-century and have been restored to their original glory.