20+ Ways To Inject Global Style Into Your City Space
Longing for change? While a holiday may not be on everyone’s summer agenda, bringing the world to your door may be easier than it sounds. Adding rich textures, contrasting colors and playful prints to your city space not only adds interest and intrigue, it can also bring the vacation vibe home.
Click through to discover 20+ breezy and playful ways to inject global style into your space.
The organic groove of this bedroom hails from homeowner and Snob founder Denise Zidel’s South African roots. Wooden masks, beaded animals, playful prints and pops of orange lend a holiday yet homey feel.
A collection of cheerful vases and woven objects arranged on colorful shelves add whimsy to Denise’s family room nook.
South African and Middle Eastern influences commingle in Denise’s principal bedroom. Zesty hues and bold stripes play off the elaborate two-headed camel bench, which gives this space a sense of adventure.
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In Ali’s modern kitchen, the natural color of basket-like pendants and the woven rug’s lively hues bring warmth to the sleek design.
The combination of a chromatic beaded necklace, South African dolls with a vintage dresser and modern mirror creates a cheerful entryway.
The walk-in closet owes its uber-chic global feel to European, Asian and African influences, brought together under an antique globe-shaped pendant.
The textured kilim, low-profile bed and contrasting throw gives this principal bedroom — designed by Sam Sacks — its laid-back vacation feel that evokes glamping in Tulum.
Casual woven armchairs, a relaxed rug and playful raffia elephants remove this living room from its urban reality and places it beachside. Shelving that displays objects from the homeowner’s travels adds to the vacation feel.
Tie-dyed printed wallpaper gives this powder room a breezy Baja-boho feel. A simple woven basket and a hit of fresh greenery complete the cool, beachy look.
Designer Montana Burnett created a sense of escape in this office with a whimsical raffia lamp, graphic throw and moody artwork. The bar cart adds conviviality to the tribal vibe.
Black birdcage lanterns, an Aztec rug and pops of deep orange-red lend a worldly feel to this modern kitchen.
Montana injected both city sophistication and serene simplicity into this sitting room by juxtaposing the bold black and white palette with wispy raffia accessories.
A graphic Moroccan runner, two-tone woven baskets and a wooden stool add an earthy feel to the otherwise crisp white lines of this principal bathroom.
The eclectic vibe of this modern living room hails from its moody art collection and motley mix of tones and textiles, proving that global style needn’t be folksy. It can be quite chic and modern, while still being international.
The addition of a hand-painted terracotta tile in the modern bathroom likens it to 1930s Paris — the curved wall is reminiscent of the city’s underground. Enjoy a café au lait while soaking in the tub for the full experience.
A vintage Turkish kilim serves both as a unique backdrop for the headboard and a colourful contrast to the boho tasselled chandelier in this principal bedroom.
This vignette in Nam Dang-Mitchell’s home office takes a trip through design eras as well as the world — the chinoiserie wallpaper evokes elegant old world charm, which contrasts beautifully with the mid-century modern chair and contemporary desk. The art brings it together.
The simple addition of a rich-toned kilim runner to the clean lines of this eclectic principal bathroom adds warmth, allure and a hint of the global style.
Reminiscent of a Bedouin tent, the riot of vibrant colors and textures in this Manhattan living room offer unconventional comfort and warmth. This room tells a story of world travel thanks to the globes dotted around the space.
This timeless bathroom has just a hint of global influence. A woven basket hung from the wall and a rug in organic hues adds warmth and intrigue to its otherwise traditional, polished look.