A prim side chair gets a jolt when reupholstered in African-style fabric. Paired with a Moroccan side table, it makes a statement.
Start with one oriental rug, add a collection of Japanese prints, then top with a European demijohn bottle: a recipe for subtle global success.
The rug in this room looks like it could be from Latin America. The rest? A hodgepodge of antique store chic.
This photo keeps popping up recently, and with good reason: The mix of styles (Hollywood Regency for the headboard, Mid-Century Modern for the bench) and global references (Foo dogs, ikat pillows) feels current.
Another view of the room, with Chinese-style ginger jars lining the mantle.
Drape a Persian suzani on the bed or hang it from the wall to introduce a brilliant pattern of color to a room.
Sometimes all you need is a few throw pillows to wink at the look. These kilim-like ones are an unexpected addition to an otherwise rustic interior.