I received an email from interior designer Martha Moos asking to sign up for the daily COCOCOZY email blast the other day. Her email signature had a link to her interior design site and of course I couldn’t help myself to do a little design hunting. While browsing through her portfolio, I came across these images of a home she styled in Westlake Village, CA. The house is enormous…8000 square feet…and so is this living room! I loved these photos of this living room with super duper high ceilings, exposed beams, arched windows, herringbone wood parquet floors, very neutral furnishings except for two upholstered zebra print chairs. The chairs make the space…adding a punch of texture and bold pattern to the neutral space
I am personally terrified of animal prints. I bought one zebra lumbar pillow years ago and it comes out from time to time in my little den when guests come over. I like the hint of animal print here and there…but am overall terrified of it looking not quite right. My little pillow works. That’s as adventuresome as I’ll get. But I do like seeing a nice hide rug with a zebra print in a simply decorated room and I love the way Martha used a little more zebra print hide on these custom upholstered chairs.
Here are some small doses of zebra. Not all together for sure…but any one of which might work in decor or even maybe try adding a bit of zebra to your wardrobe (just a touch, just a minor minor touch)!
|Hudson Boston – Hadley Bench – $2050 (above)|
|Barneys New York – Zebra Cushion – $165 (above)|
|Saks Fifth Avenue – Cavallino Belt – $570 (above)|
How much zebra would you put in your home? Would you ever wear any zebra? I might do that cute x-bench above in my den (replace the zebra lumbar)! What do you think? Hmmm…
Thank you Martha for the photos!
Photos: Kim Reierson