Photo Gallery: Montana Burnett’s Favourite Spaces
Browse 15 exotic interiors that inspire the designer.
Designer Kelly Behun mixed modern marble with 1930s stools and a vintage wicker light fixture in her eclectic Long Island kitchen. “I love the use of mid-century modern, rusti
This space by Paola Navone is a great example of creating drama without having to use a lot of colour. “Paola Navone always throws in something quirky and unexpected, like the rough edge tiling on th
Burnett chose this room because of its timeless appeal. A predominantly white palette, black and white tiled floors and a brick wall add a bistro feel. “The use of the antique benches is a perfect example of how to add warmth and character to a cle
A colourful rug and grey lacquered chairs command the dining room in fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s Paris apartment. “The unique warmth of the pale pink and the ornate mo
“I’ve always loved Courteney Cox’s home from Elle Decor,” says Burnett. “I
A rough-hewn wood coffee table, leather poufs and a collection of artifacts lend an earthy, exotic edge to this room. “Cosy banquette seating looks inviting and comfortable,” says Burnett. Greenery makes the space feel homey.
Burnett credits the ornate white architectural mouldings for giving this apartment its French flare. “They are calming to the eye and add depth to the otherwise simple room,” she says. “The mirror is a showstopper and is emphasized by being
This room makes a neutral palette dynamic and interesting. “The scale of the room, emphasized by the gallery wall, is impressive and it’s a great representation of how to be bold while keeping the colours neutral,” says Burnett.
When budget doesn’t allow for ornate carpentry, Burnett suggests adding visual interest to a room with wallpaper or boldly painted walls, as in this Parisian hotel room. The modern chairs provide a fun contrast to the vintage feel of the walls.
“This living room photographed for House & Home a long, long time ago has always been a standout favourite of mine,” points out Burnett. “Mimran is a master at using classical elements in a room while keeping it clean, airy and
White walls and bedding, sun-bleached blonde hardwood, and accessories in seaside hues make this bedroom the perfect escape. “The cool feeling that the water artwork evokes is an easy way to add colour to the room without having to paint the walls
Burnett singles out designer Michelle Lloyd’s cottage as a huge source of inspiration. “Her ability to combine simple white and earthy seagrass is brilliant and makes such a statement
A mudcloth throw adds a hit of pattern to designer Eric Hughes‘ mostly white bedroom. “Clean, cosy, warm and exotic. The balance here is perfection!”
New York designer Tom Scheerer chose white painted floors and a calming shade of green for the walls of his Harbour Island, Bahamas bedroom. “This house has always stuck with
“I love the calm and clean serenity combined with a little bit of the exotic in this courtyard,” says Burnett.