14 Effortlessly Cool Boho-Inspired Spaces
There’s something undeniably cool about boho-inspired homes that are modern, too. You’ve probably seen them — light-filled rooms filled with terrariums, plush rugs and bold textiles blended with clean lines and contemporary details. It’s a look we’re lusting after right now. Here are some of our favorite spaces from the House & Home archives that master this mix. Click through to get ideas on how to to achieve the look in your space.
The classic bohemian look of mixed textiles is updated with preppy ticking striped cushions. A rug hung over a curtain rod is a unique window treatment, which offsets the stark white walls and window trim.
A vintage spool bench topped with bright fabric is set in front of a collection of Japanese prints and old photos for a worldly look.
Bohemian modern is exemplified here in this entryway with the marriage of old family treasures and bold mod designs, like the colorful rug.
At first glance, designer Colette van den Thillart’s Notting Hill flat is rooted in classical stylings. But look again and the layered fabrics, rich colors and bold metal accents have an exotic edge. Plus, tassels!
Mellow tones of brass, parchment and untreated pine combine to give the stark white walls of this pool house some warmth and eclectic flair. Clean lines and classic details, like the trim on the lampshades, juxtapose the rustic finishes.
A tin ceiling and rich colors bring an eclectic vibe to this living room, further enhanced by the casual mix of furniture styles and finishes.
Designer Karen Cole’s cottage marries rustic design with boho touches to keep things relaxed and easy-going. The metal cabinet fronts pop against the tiled floor, bringing some old world charm to the modern details.
A faintly printed ottoman and large throw pillows give the room a whimsical flair. The mix seating arrangements offers an easy-going feel.
Natural materials, like straw and jute, are key to the exotic look. Placing natural materials against bold surfaces, like the lacquered coffee table seen here, keeps it fresh.
This New York walk-up apartment embraces the artistic notes of boho style, placing importance on the owner’s art pieces. The minimalist set up keeps the eclectic pieces from overwhelming.
Freestanding pieces of wood furniture give this bathroom a gypset feel. The softly patterned tile floor is an understated take on the bold patterned tiles you might expect to find in a boho space.
In this global living room, warm tones from the leather sling chair and tribal fabrics balance out the modern light fixture and clean white walls.
Terracotta colorings are a staple of warmer climates and instantly evoke free-spirited spaces of far flung places. Mod patterns and clean, black accents offer a contemporary spin.
The pendant lights in this dining area are akin to punched-metal lanterns from a Moroccan bazaar. While the oval table and cane back chairs are decidedly modern, their warm golden tones bring in a touch of the exotic.