5 Home Bars for the Modern Gent

5 Home Bars for the Modern Gent

5 Home Bars for the Modern Gent

All this warm weather puts me in the mood for a cocktail!

 

It’s time to serve them up in style with my personalized list of masculine home bars.  (I may have linked a couple fabulous cocktail recipes, as well, to ensure you are the most popular guy around.)

One. For the Mad Men Lover

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stephaniecohenhome.com Caracole Living Room Natural Walnut Bar Cabinet

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stephaniecohenhome.com Caracole Living Room Natural Walnut Bar Cabinet

 

This modern twist on a midcentury classic is fit for all Mad Men lovers.  Its stylish and functional.  Does it get any better than that?

Two. For the Industrial Type

 

www.houzz.com Arteriors Home Ponce Bar Cart

www.houzz.com Arteriors Home Ponce Bar Cart

 

Simple, modern, and a little edgy – this bar cart is perfect for the masculine minimalist.  Complete with wheels, this mobile bar can be used for any indoor or outdoor occasion you dream up.

Three. For the Small on Space, Large on Style

 

www.atgstores.com Worldwide Home Furnishings 566-940 !nspire Bar Console

www.atgstores.com Worldwide Home Furnishings 566-940 !nspire Bar Console

 

Small in size, but large in character this little mixed material bar is one of my favorites.  With plenty of room for wine and liquor bottles and ample surface area for drink mixing, this little guy is a big winner.

Four. For the Beverage Connoisseur

 

www.atgstores.com

www.atgstores.com Universal Furniture 414690 Moderne Muse Libations Locker

 

This beverage locker has fabulous storage space and doubles as a focal point for any room it sits in.  It has hanging racks for stem wear, a shelf, surface space to pour and mix, and multiple drawers.  What more could you want out of a home bar?  Free alcohol wouldn’t be a bad addition I guess…

Five. For the History Lover

 

www.houzz.com Moe's Home Orso Bar Table in Natural

www.houzz.com Moe’s Home Orso Bar Table in Natural

 

History buff?  This is the bar table for you.  The table top looks like its been plucked from Abraham Lincoln’s childhood barn.  Its rustic and old and has a story.  If nothing else, this piece is a conversation starter – worth its weight in conversational gold.

Cocktail Time!  Here are a few fun summer drink recipes:

Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita

Blackberry-Bourbon Iced Tea

Horchata

Well there you have it, my favorite bar tables of the moment and a few cocktails to accompany them.  What do you think?  Do you like these?  Would you purchase one for your space?  I would love to hear from you in the comment section below.

As always, if you have interior design inquiries, you can email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com

Happy Cocktail Hour!

5 Bed Frames Fit For Your Master Suite

5 Bed Frames Fit For Your Master Suite

Your master suite should be your sanctuary, oasis, sacred space – that one place you go to escape from the busyness of the world.  There are a variety of ways to achieve this other worldly ambience:

wall color/wall paper

accessories

lighting

artwork

linens

and… furniture.  Specifically, the bed frame.

The bed frame is the equivalent of the main dish in your multi course meal.  With out it, you’ll be left with a pretty empty space, or continuing on with the metaphor in the previous sentence, hungry.  Neither of which signify oasis, sanctuary, sacred space… So, that’s why I’ve compiled a list of 5 bed frames, tailored to 5 very different design styles to help you get started.

 

For the Mid Century Modern Lover:

 

www.bakerfurniture.com PULLMAN BED (KING) by BILL SOFIELD

www.bakerfurniture.com PULLMAN BED (KING)
by BILL SOFIELD

 

Are you a Mad Men lover?  Do you love a good 60’s era throwback?  Then this bed frame is for you.  I love the combination of wood and fabric.  It creates a modern look without being too cold.

 

For the Glamorous, Hollywood Regency style Lover:

 

www.bernhardt.com Soho Luxe Upholstered Bed

www.bernhardt.com Soho Luxe Upholstered Bed

 

Are you a lover of the finer things in life?  Obsessed with film and the glamour of Hollywood?  Then this bed frame is for you!  It exudes luxury and is so big that it’s a force to be reckoned with – just like a classic Hollywood star.

 

For the Downtown Loft Lover:

 

www.hickorypark.com Legacy Classic 5610-5006 Metalworks Metal Bed King

www.hickorypark.com Legacy Classic 5610-5006 Metalworks Metal Bed King

 

Are you a city slicker?  A lover of industrial elements?  Then this bed frame is calling your name.  Its masculine and edgy and perfect for a bachelor pad or downtown loft with exposed brick.  Bonus: because its metal, it will last forever!

 

For the Transitional/Traditional with a Twist Lover:

 

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www.stanleyfurniture.com Coastal Living Retreat-Breach Inlet Bed in Heron Grey Honeycomb

 

Are you a traditionalist who wants to branch out?  A book lover who spends every evening with your nose between pages?  This bed frame is beckoning you.  It’s soft and comfortable.  While it’s shape is fairly traditional, the fabric and color make it feel contemporary.  This inlet bed reminds me of a Diane Keaton movie with a perfectly decorated interior set design.

 

For the Contemporary Style Lover:

 

www.mgbwhome.com SLOCOM PLATFORM BED

www.mgbwhome.com SLOCOM PLATFORM BED

 

Are you a lover of luxury?  Contemporary styles and shapes?  If yes, then this bed frame has your name all over it. It will elevate any master suite to a 5-star-hotel-penthouse-level.  It’s that good!  Its simple, yet interesting.  To me, the epitome of great style.


Congratulations! You are now one step closer to creating the sanctuary-oasis-sacred-space of your dreams.  You deserve to have a space in your home that you absolutely love – invest in the pieces that excite you until you have achieved that level of satisfaction.  It is totally worth it.

Have interior design questions?  Please email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Have a great day!

Spring is All Around Us: Modern Artwork to Liven Up Your Space

Spring is All Around Us- Modern Artwork to Liven Up Your Space

The cold weather is lifting, we’re starting to trade our winter boots for sandals, and we can almost taste the freshly cut watermelon at a summer barbecue with friends.

Are you ready to usher in the warm weather?  I know I am.  I also know that as the seasons change, I tend to change my interior, as well.  Switching it up can be a really good thing.  It’s so fun to come home after a day of work to a fresh space that feels in tune with the season surrounding it.

New throw pillows?  New throw blankets?  Maybe a change of dish ware to something a little more lively?  Yes, yes, and YES.  But today, I’m going to be sharing some inspiring artwork that reminds me of the lovely months between April and September.

Here are some of my favorite modern artwork finds to liven up your space:

 

1.

Papier-Mache Wall Art from West Elm

 

www.westelm.com Papier-Mache Wall Art - Geo Panel

www.westelm.com Papier-Mache Wall Art – Geo Panel

 

Bright and clean.  Textural.  This geometric artwork is perfectly on trend and so fresh.  It would go with virtually any color palette and it provides a very interesting focal point for your space.  I picture this in a downtown, bachelor pad loft.

2.

The Mermaid by Judith van den Hoek on iCanvas.com

 

www.icanvas.com The Mermaid by Judith van den Hoek

www.icanvas.com The Mermaid by Judith van den Hoek

 

This piece feels very stark and simple to me while still being feminine.  It could go seamlessly in multiple spaces: a single family home, a female executive’s office, a single guy’s dining room…  This art is the perfect example of less is more.

3.

Hush by Vinn Wong on iCanvas.com

 

www.icanvas.com Hush by Vinn Wong

www.icanvas.com Hush by
Vinn Wong

 

This abstract piece would fit perfectly with a black, white, and gray color palette.  It would add the perfect punch of color.  I picture this in the contemporary living room of a single family home.  It provides just enough visual interest without being over powering.

4.

Deep Water Current – Glass Coat at Z Gallerie

 

www.zgallerie.com Deep Water Current - Glass Coat

www.zgallerie.com Deep Water Current – Glass Coat

 

I love the color variation in this piece – different shades of blue against a white background.  The glass coating also makes it really shiny and reflective.  This art work would easily brighten up any space.  It’s incredibly versatile and I could picture it pretty much anywhere, though I would love to see it in a fairly monotone space.  Maybe white walls and a white sofa with this centered above…

5.

WHITE HORSE FRAMED PRINT BY JENNIFER MEYERS at Pottery Barn

 

www.potterybarn.com WHITE HORSE FRAMED PRINT BY JENNIFER MEYERS

www.potterybarn.com WHITE HORSE FRAMED PRINT BY JENNIFER MEYERS

 

What exemplifies freedom (the summer months) better than an unbridled horse?  I love the simplicity and depth of this photo.  It’s another piece so versatile it could fit virtually anywhere.  I would love to see this in a modern master suite on a feature wall.


 

As coffee is to cream, so is artwork to your space – an essential pairing.  I hope you enjoyed viewing the pieces above as much as I enjoyed finding them for you.

What do you think?  Do you like this modern artwork?  I would love to hear from you!

As always, for interior design inquiries, please email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Happy Spring!

5 Side Tables You Do Not Want to Miss

5 Side Tables You Do Not Want to Miss

 

Side tables/end tables are necessary in every space.  They provide a surface for beverages, lamps, books, and anything else you might want elevated off the ground.  Not only are they incredibly functional, but as is evidenced below, they can be incredibly chic and fashionable.

I have scoured the internet in search of some of my absolute favorite side and end tables.  They are contemporary, visually appealing, and practical – must haves in any space.

Without further adieu, here they are!

5 Side Tables You Do Not Want to Miss:

 

1. Crate and Barrel Entu Side Table

 

www.crateandbarrel.com Entu Side Table

www.crateandbarrel.com Entu Side Table

 

I love the design of this table.  It’s interesting from every angle – which means you can angle it any way you want.  The wood provides warmth while the shape of the table makes it very contemporary.  It is the perfect marriage of old and new.

 

2. Sunpan Union Modern End Table

 

www.overstock.com Sunpan Union Modern End Table

www.overstock.com Sunpan Union Modern End Table

 

This polished concrete table shouts masculine design.  I absolutely love it!  Its shape makes it contemporary and visually interesting, while its composition makes it super solid and functional.  I picture this piece in a downtown loft.

3. Jacques 2-Tier Side Table by Jonathan Adler

 

www.jonathanadler.com JACQUES 2-TIER SIDE TABLE

www.jonathanadler.com JACQUES 2-TIER SIDE TABLE

 

This side table is simply stunning.  Its Hollywood Regency meets modern-day-contemporary-glamorous design. It will elevate any space it inhabits.

 

4. Lucida Side Table by Crate & Barrel

 

www.crateandbarrel.com Lucida Side Table

www.crateandbarrel.com Lucida Side Table

 

Its no secret that I love metallic accents.  Mixing metals into your space creates depth and this table is an example of that.  The shape is playful and fun, yet still functional, and the coppery color provides warmth.  I would love to see two of these on either side of a grey velvet chesterfield sofa.

5. BOND END TABLE by Jonathan Adler

 

www.jonathanadler.com BOND END TABLE

www.jonathanadler.com BOND END TABLE

 

This table is perfectly named.  It does seem like its straight out of a James Bond movie.  The lucite base provides the illusion that the burled mappa top is floating – giving it a dangerous, yet intriguing feel.  It comes complete with a fully finished drawer and a hidden pull (see… this is right out of a Bond film).  Love it!

What do you think of these side tables?  Would you purchase any of them for your space?  I would love to hear from you!

For interior design inquiries, please email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Happy side table hunting!

Contemporary Cushions & Poufs for Your Space

Contemporary Cushions & Poufs for Your Space

 

“Seek home for rest, for home is best.”

Thomas Tusser

 

  I love clean, uncluttered, contemporary spaces (if you don’t believe me, just check out my portfolio), but to me, in order for a space to be “home,” it has to be comfortable, as well.  While great interior design will always be King, comfort and function are most certainly Queen.

So what am I getting at?  That Thomas Tusser is so right!  Home IS the best and that is exactly why I am writing this blog post highlighting cushions and poufs.  Because nothing says rest and relaxation like cushions and poufs.  Am I right?

Relax, just pouf it.

6 Contemporary Cushions & Poufs for Your Space:

 

1. KNOTSstudio Floor Cushions

 

www.etsy.com KNOTSstudio Large Beige Floor Cushions

www.etsy.com KNOTSstudio Large Beige Floor Cushions

 

Kick your tired feet up with these knotty floor cushions from KNOTSstudio on etsy.  They are handmade in Israel and boast many uses.  Floor cushion, foot stool, meditation pillow – basically they exist to make you comfortable.  What’s not to love?

2. ku me ko Knotty Floor Cushion

 

www.kumeko.com KNOTTY FLOOR CUSHION

www.kumeko.com KNOTTY FLOOR CUSHION

 

Inspired by old weaving and basket making techniques, this cushion is totally unique and its stuffed with foam (so its really comfortable).  I love the gray tones it’s available in, as well (because we all know gray is the new beige).

3. Surya Pouf Cube Ottoman

 

 

www.allmodern.com Pouf Cube Ottoman by Surya

www.allmodern.com Pouf Cube Ottoman by Surya

This pouf reminds me of stone.  I love how it has a natural element sort of feel to it.  It’s made from wool, as well, so its soft AND durable.

4. Scandinavia Modern Pouf Ottoman by Jaipur Rugs

 

www.allmodern.com Scandinavia Modern Pouf Ottoman by Jaipur Rugs

www.allmodern.com Scandinavia Modern Pouf Ottoman by Jaipur Rugs

 

Made with with 100% wool and filled with polystyrene and foam, this modern pouf reminds me of a comfortable sweater.  Its fashionable to look at, but oh so cozy and comforting.

5. Mayfair Pouf Ottoman by Bashian Rugs

 

www.allmodern.com Mayfair Pouf Ottoman by Bashian Rugs

www.allmodern.com Mayfair Pouf Ottoman by Bashian Rugs

 

This hand stitched pouf by Bashian Rugs is so on trend right now.  Its contemporary and chic, but still soft and comfortable – the best of both worlds.

6. West Elm Mongolian Lamb Pouf

 

www.westelm.com Mongolian Lamb Pouf

www.westelm.com Mongolian Lamb Pouf

 

These are the softest poufs ever!  They are made from Mongolian lamb fur and fit in pretty much any space.  They are chic and glamorous while being functional – yes, please!

If you cannot tell already, I love cushions and poufs!  Are you a believer yet?  Do you like the cushions and poufs above?  Do you have any in your space?  I would love to hear from you!

For interior design inquiries, please email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Have a great day!

7 Masculine Accessories for January

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Have you ever heard the saying, “Its all in the details?”  Well, I’m here to say that in the world of interior design, its all in the accessories.  I have scoured the internet to bring you 7 fabulously masculine accessories that are sure to enhance your home whether its a contemporary bachelor pad, or a cozy family abode.

1. Scented Candle

usonline.apc.fr Scented candle in Cologne

usonline.apc.fr Scented candle in Cologne

 

A scented candle is always a good idea… just like Paris.  And this one just happens to be from France.  Need I say more?

 

2. Lexon Z Desk Lamp

www.bouf.com Lexon Z Desk Lamp

www.bouf.com Lexon Z Desk Lamp

 

This desk lamp makes a statement.  Its sleek and modern, yet still functional.  I also love the mixed materials its composed of.

 

3. Bluetooth Gramophone

wingtip.com BLUETOOTH GRAMOPHONE

wingtip.com BLUETOOTH GRAMOPHONE

 

This is such a fun throwback.  I love the way it looks on a table or shelf and it works!  Its incredibly fun and will certainly be a conversation piece.

 

4. Restoration Hardware 1930’s American Factory Window Mirror

www.restorationhardware.com 1930S AMERICAN FACTORY WINDOW MIRROR

www.restorationhardware.com 1930S AMERICAN FACTORY WINDOW MIRROR

 

I recently remodeled a loft in downtown Atlanta so I have been obsessed with all things loft-y lately.  This mirror is certainly one of them.  It looks old – almost as if it has a story, and it would certainly add visual interest to any space it inhabits.

 

5. Design Twins Cross Pot for Plants

www.designtwins.com Design Twins CROSS POT

www.designtwins.com Design Twins
CROSS POT

 

Every space needs some life, and a potted plant is a great way to incorporate some greenery and oxygen.  This pot just happens to be incredibly cool, as well.  (Be sure the plant you choose thrives in indoor settings.)

 

6. Makr Saddle Magazine Rack

 

makr.com pale gray with saddle tan horween® leather

makr.com pale gray with saddle tan horween® leather

 

I own a lot of magazines and I find it hard to organize and keep them all looking neat.  I absolutely love this saddle magazine rack.  Its fabulous.  I would recommend placing all the “to be read” material in it, and then organizing the material you have already read on a bookshelf.

 

7. Antique Brass Cigar Book Ends

wingtip.com WINGTIP ANTIQUE BRASS CIGAR BOOKENDS

wingtip.com WINGTIP ANTIQUE BRASS CIGAR BOOKENDS

 

Speaking of bookshelves… how cool are these cigar bookends?  They are such a fun and unique addition to any display.

What do you think?  Do you like these masculine accessories?  Would you buy any of them?  I would love to hear from you.

As always, for design inquiries, email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com

Have a fabulous day!

Bookcases for Every Budget & Style

bookcases for every budget and style

As the title of this post suggests, today we are talking bookcases.  I absolutely love to read and I also love displaying my various bespoke treasures collected over my lifetime.

Bookshelves are the perfect place to showcase a little bit more about yourself through the literature you are reading and the accessories you have displayed.  The bookcase itself also speaks of the kind of style you posses.  Are you modern?  Contemporary?  Maybe a bit rustic?  Hollywood glam?  – All of these styles are represented below along with a price point.  So no matter your budget, there is a fabulous bookcase below for you.

Additionally, for bookcase styling, visit my post 5 Tips for Styling a Fabulous Bookcase.

$200

This modern ikea shelving is great for someone who likes a stream lined, modern look and a thick wallet.  These are so clean and chic, yet only $200.  The drawers also provide some great extra storage and who doesn’t need that?

www.ikea.com FJÄLKINGE Shelving unit with drawers

www.ikea.com FJÄLKINGE Shelving unit with drawers

Under $400

Do you like a rustic, just-chopped-and-nailed-together-this-morning look?  Then this just might be the bookcase for you.  It is rustic and woodsy and definitely has a masculine flair.  I would love to see this bookcase in white room with very light accessories.  The differing elements of light and rustic go so well together.

bitdazzle.com Rustic Wood Book Shelf

bitdazzle.com Rustic Wood Book Shelf

Under $500

These contemporary shelves are open and airy.  I can picture them in loft with exposed brick and high ceilings.  They will display your books and accessories beautifully without taking up a lot of space or obstructing any views.  There are also three different colors to choose from – options are always a bonus.

www.potterybarn.com STUDIO WALL SHELF

www.potterybarn.com STUDIO WALL SHELF

Under $1000

This bookcase feels more traditional to me.  It resembles an antique and if you have a more traditional or transitional space, this just might be perfect for you.  The closed doors also decrease the need for dusting if that is something that is important to you.

www.crateandbarrel.com Morris Bookcase

www.crateandbarrel.com Morris Bookcase

Under $1500

These rustic shelves are fabulous.  They are perfect for contemporary spaces and even cross over into bohemian and eclectic spaces… I love it when a piece fits in multiple settings.  Their combination of cabinets and shelving make them perfect for displaying books and accessories while also hiding the clutter you don’t want anyone to see.  Win, win!

www.westelm.com Industrial Modular 49" Open + Closed Storage

www.westelm.com Industrial Modular 49″ Open + Closed Storage

Under $2000

Modeled after 20th century industrial Europe, these shelves are show stoppers.  Your guests will think they are a piece of history found at a flea market.  The mixed materials of wood and metal feel masculine, yet with some light accessories, these bookcases could easily be used anywhere.

www.restorationhardware.com 20TH C. ZINC TRUSS DOUBLE SHELVING

www.restorationhardware.com 20TH C. ZINC TRUSS DOUBLE SHELVING

Under $2500

These Jonathan Adler bookcases just might be my favorite.  They come with a fairly hefty price tag, but to me they are perfect for a Hollywood Glam motif.  The gold and lucite create an eye catching combination that transforms these pieces from mere bookcases to focal points.

www.jonathanadler.com JACQUES ÉTAGÈRE

www.jonathanadler.com JACQUES ÉTAGÈRE

I hope reading this post gave you some serious bookcase inspiration.  I know it inspires me to get back to work and to figuring out how to incorporate these fabulous pieces into my future projects.

What do you think?  Do any of these bookcases fit in your style and budget?  I would love to hear from you.

For interior design inquiries, please email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Have a smart, stylish, and fabulous day!

Great throw blankets for every budget

great throw blankets

It is that time of year again!!!  Bring on the throw blankets!  After a stiflingly hot summer in Atlanta, one of my absolute favorite fall activities is snuggling up on the sofa with my kids to watch a movie under a soft, warm throw blanket.  Not only are throw blankets functional, but they can also be a beautiful, eye-catching addition to your space.  I love switching out my throw blankets according to the season to keep my space looking fresh and festive.

Below I’ve compiled a list of fabulous throw blankets for every budget.  So no matter what your price point is, there is one for you!

Under $40:

www.target.com Adam Lippes for Target Reversible Throw Blanket - Black & White Plaid

www.target.com Adam Lippes for Target Reversible Throw Blanket – Black & White Plaid

 

Under $60:

www.westelm.com Cozy Texture Throw

www.westelm.com Cozy Texture Throw

 

Under $80:

www.potterybarn.com OVERSIZED TRIANGLE THROW

www.potterybarn.com OVERSIZED TRIANGLE THROW

 

Under $100:

www.shopterrain.com Tasseled Linen Throw

www.shopterrain.com Tasseled Linen Throw

 

Under $160:

www.potterybarn.com FAUX SHEEPSKIN THROW

www.potterybarn.com FAUX SHEEPSKIN THROW

 

Under $200:

www.restorationhardware.com LUXE MOHAIR THROW

www.restorationhardware.com LUXE MOHAIR THROW

 

Under $300:

shop.nordstrom.com Vera Wang Cashmere Throw

shop.nordstrom.com Vera Wang Cashmere Throw

 

Under $400:

www.barneys.com ALICIA ADAMS Alpaca Wool Throw

www.barneys.com ALICIA ADAMS Alpaca Wool Throw

 

Under $500:

www.restorationhardware.com ALPACA THROW

www.restorationhardware.com ALPACA THROW

 

Designer (splurge $3,375):

usa.hermes.com Double Face Throw

usa.hermes.com Double Face Throw

 

I hope you settle down, cozy up, and enjoy one of these fabulous finds!

For interior design inquiries, please email us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Have a smart, stylish day, everyone!

My Favorite Masculine Accessories for September

I’ll be the first to admit that I love accessory hunting… it is the jewelry of the home.  But to some, there are so many options to choose from that the search for the right accessories for your space can feel very overwhelming.  When it comes to masculine inspired accessories, however, the pool of options is limited, and those jewels are harder to find.

Fortunately, one of my jobs as an interior designer is to make your life easier by alleviating the burden of choosing from so many options.  This month, I’m honing in on my favorite masculine accessories that will add depth, interest, and a contemporary touch to any space.

1. Nouvel Vessels by City Collection

City Collection Furniture Nouvel Vessels

City Collection Furniture Nouvel Vessels

These brass vessels are the ultimate male accessory.  They are contemporary, yet the 14K gold lining adds a touch of warmth that catches the eye (they come in a silver leaf version as well!) They look fabulous grouped together making the perfect vignette in a bookcase, on top of a coffee table, or next to a lamp on a console. Let’s be honest, they are masculine show stoppers no matter where you place them…

2. Square Acrylic Risers

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Fixture Zone Acrylic Block

These little guys pack a punch!  When you are accessorizing a space, you want lots of differing heights to add visual interest and that is exactly what acrylic risers do.  Use different sizes to show off your three dimensional artwork, or buy two of the same size to display a set of eye-catching vases on either side of your mantel.  The possibilities for these are endless – just use your imagination.

3. Choras Antique Lock on Stand from Studio A

Chorus Antique Lock on Stand from Studio A on Wayfair.com

Chorus Antique Lock on Stand from Studio A on Wayfair.com

These hand made, bronze finished beauties are great in any space.  Even in more contemporary interiors, I like to bring in a touch of old world aesthetic.  The juxtaposition of old and new adds warmth and interest.

4. Petrified Wood Trio on Marble stands from Interlude Home

Interlude Home Serang Small Petrified Wood Trio

Interlude Home Serang Small Petrified Wood Trio

Every room needs a natural element and these do just the trick.  Petrified wood is so beautiful and this unique trio are a great addition to any space.  These also work well within many different color palettes because they are neutral.


So there you have it – my favorite masculine accessories in time for Fall.  What are some of your favorite masculine accessories?  I’m always looking for fresh and inspiring pieces. Remember, you can always email me and we can procure the items listed above for you since some of the items are sold to the trade only.

Should you have any interior design inquiries, do not hesitate to contact us at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.

Happy accessorizing!

My Fab Faves of the Month for July

I love a good look behind the scenes.  It doesn’t matter if its a movie, a play, or a good documentary, I really enjoy being able to see behind the curtain and into the lives of the people I find interesting.  In that spirit, I thought it might be fun to “pull the curtain” back on my life as an interior designer and share some of my favorite finds for the month.

So without further adieu, here are 3 of my favorite things for July:

1. Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Hunter Lounge

Its sleek, modern, AND comfortable – what more could you ask for in a lounger?  Its the perfect size to comfortably curl up and read a book or snuggle with your favorite someone.  This. is. a. must. have.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Lounge

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Lounge

 

2. Vanguard Furniture: Maddox Left or Right Arm Chaise

This is mid-century styling at its best.  The chaise is such a versatile piece of furniture.  Use it in a bedroom, living room, sun room, etc. Its one of those pieces that exudes comfort and sophistication without being too fussy.  You cannot go wrong with a chaise – especially this one…

Vanguard Furniture Maddox Chaise Lounge

Vanguard Furniture Maddox Chaise Lounge

 

3. CR Laine Hampton Chaise

Easily one of my favorite pieces this season is the CR Laine Hampton Chaise in Hissy Fit.  It boasts a whopping 45″ wide seat and acrylic legs so being uncomfortable is NOT an option when lounging on this lovely piece.  If you are looking for a statement piece to make your space pop, look no further than this Hampton Chaise.  It is stunning as you can see in the photo below, but if you can believe it, its even MORE stunning in person.

CR Laine Hampton One Arm Chaise with Acrylic Legs

CR Laine Hampton One Arm Chaise with Acrylic Legs

 

These three pieces envelop smart, stylish design – basically everything I gravitate toward.  I absolutely love them…

Now I just need some new spaces in which to use them.  Are you interested?  If so, contact me at minhnuyet@minhnuyethardy.com.  I’d love to discuss your space and interior design ideas!

Also, it would be great to hear from you!  What are some of your favorite things this month?

Let me know in the comment section!  I really enjoy reading what you all have to say.

Have a smart, stylish day!