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The definition of eclectic

My previous post talked about a mix of styles. I found another home in keeping with that idea. This one is furnished from elements all over the world - a German chair, a Chinese stool, Balinese artifacts, a Provençal table mixed with Bertoia side chairs, even my favourite - Moroccan beni ourain rugs. Mikel Irastorza, the interior designer, has some rather large kahounas. :-) (Via Nuevo Estilo)

Reader Comments (23)

great style!!!!

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commentermaria,greece

I love the kitchen! And those hanging black lamps are to die for! However, I'm not too crazy about the mint colored walls, they say hospital to me

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdaniela

its a gorgeous mix of styles..love the juxtaposition of modern furniture with the traditional touches like the ornate crown moulding..beautiful house indeed..have a lovely weekend..xx meenal

oh so stunning.... i'm always incredibly inspired by your posts, want to immediately change everything!

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJustyna

that's what I call eclectic! Nice mix of understated base and the right amount of over the top accessories. And the colour palette is stunning! Great choice!

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commentermaya

I love how well the living room is divided and how beautifully grouped the collection of vases are displayed.

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTina

Love it! Eclectic is where it's at...it gives the space a soul. And are those Bertoia chairs I spot in the living room? Amazing. This is how I want my house to look!


8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCitify

oops, I meant Bertoia chairs in the DINING room. Love all the MCM pieces mixed in!

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCitify

I love the bookshelf in that second picture! I'm trying to ome up with an idea for our build in in the library and all I keep coming back to is asymmetrical.

I woul'd live in here ! Beautiful !

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commentermagda

This is wonderful; so comfortable, yet elegant. Love it.

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTopaz

The double chaises in the living room is amazing. What a great idea.

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTellis

This is the most beautiful home I've ever seen on this site full of beautiful homes! I'm a big, big fan. Eclectic = evergreen stylishness and an eternally transformable vision.

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterIsa

That living space is just stunning! Nothing is too 'fussy', clean lines and the bright white walls let each piece speak. Great inspiration!

When you like a variety of styles, eclectic is definitely the way to go. Melding them perfectly is the hard part, however, and this interior did not skip a beat - it's flawless. The attention to detail is impeccable. My favorite features are the oversized pendant lights, clean-lined kitchen, floor-to-ceiling bookcase, and curtain panel in the bedroom. Beautiful!

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJamie

It all looks great, but I'm struck by how well the stark-white walls showcase all the elements. Fantastic!

8 Apr 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSallie Ann

I'm stuck on the 3rd and 4th pictures. Omigosh that pottery collection... drool!

9 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commenterpeggy

Love it - classic, elegant and yet modern. Love the eclectic mix - warm and comfortable yet clean and contemporary!!

9 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commenterquintessence

amazing home! so many different pieces and so matching!

was just talking to a friend of mine the other day - she suggested removing the sofa in our living room. having the chaises wouldn't work for us, but they are gorgeous! and i would love it if my dining room looked like that!

9 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commenteralexandra keller

What a clever bookshelf wall! Thanks for sharing!

10 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commenterrooth

ugh, that living room is ridiculous. i want to be in it.

14 Apr 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjessica define

Any idea how much the provincial table is worth? I ran across a VERY similar one recently, My husband drug his feet on it, though. A good reason to give him a big fat "told you so" would be highly appreciated. Thank you!!!

18 Jun 2013 | Unregistered CommenterClaudia

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