Designer Focus: Kelly Wearstler

A woman in a leopard print dress posing in front of statues, showcasing Kelly Wearstler's designer focus.

Dynamic, glamorous and bold.  These are just a few words to describe the design style of interior designer Kelly Wearstler.  The New York Times has called her style “retro-theatrical”.  Her interiors combine Hollywood Regency style with modernism, culminating in an opulent study in maximalist design.

A woman sitting on a chair next to a checkered sculpture in Kelly Wearstler's designer-focused space.
The interior designer, Kelly Wearstler (Huffington Post)

Gold dominates in many of Kelly Wearstler’s interiors through furniture and accessories.  Her use of gold reflects her Hollywood Regency influences and gives her interiors just the right balance of illustrious sheen.

A designer gold coffee table in a living room with a Kelly Wearstler focus.
Kelly Wearstler’s trademark gold (mygrandpascloset)
A designer dining room with a checkered floor curated by Kelly Wearstler.
Gold metals accentuate this Kelly Wearstler dining room (nousdecor)
A dining room designed by Kelly Wearstler featuring a glass table and chairs.
Gold accessories a large part of Kelly Wearstler’s designs (Vogue)

Hollywood glamour is a style that designer Kelly Wearstler strongly displays in her projects.  Designing for hotels and residences allows Wearstler to broaden her scope and scale.  One can imagine young starlets and handsome leading men sharing cocktails in her posh interiors.

A living room with orange furniture and a chandelier, featuring a designer focus on Kelly Wearstler.
Hollywood glamour (bajkowewnetrza.BlogSpot)
A living room with a large painting on the wall designed by Kelly Wearstler.
A typical Kelly Wearstler interior (Architectural Digest)
A bedroom with a large bed and a mirror.
High glamour in this Kelly Wearstler bedroom (covetlounge.net)

The designer’s bold choices in her designs create opulent and highly unique interiors that are signature Kelly Wearstler.  Hers is a design style that is immediately recognizable.  She corrals color, mixes in gold accents and balances the design with modern pieces to achieve a very trademark look.

A living room with orange furniture and a chandelier, designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Kelly Wearstler interior (Pinterest)
A staircase with zebra print wallpaper and a zebra print rug, showcasing designer Kelly Wearstler's expertise.
Playing with pattern (Kelly Wearstler, Interior Designer via Pinterest)
A living room designed by Kelly Wearstler featuring blue couches and a checkered floor.
Bold accessories mark Kelly Wearstler’s interiors (roxysowlaty)
A living room with a zebra pattern on the wall designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Bold mix of patterns and shapes (Kelly Wearstler, interior designer via hotelement)
A bedroom with a yellow and red color scheme designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Bold use of colors in this Kelly Wearstler bedroom (victoriamcginley)
A living room with yellow furniture and a large painting by Kelly Wearstler.
Designs marked with bold accessories and a mixture of styles equals Kelly Wearstler (House and Garden)

High glamour and refined luxury go hand-in-hand with Kelly Wearstler’s designs.  She loves mixing vintage or retro pieces with modern.  She then adds unique accessories that speak to the character of the home and its occupants.

A living room with Kelly Wearstler's designer touch.
Cameron Diaz’s Manhattan residence designed by Kelly Wearstler (interiorjunkie)
A designer room with two chairs and a table.
Modern style of Kelly Wearstler (kellywearstler.com)
A room with a blue desk and chair designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Kelly Wearstler interior design (decorandyouhr)
A dining room with a glass table and chairs designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Kelly Wearstler interior design (visualstimulation.wordpress)
A kitchen with a designer focus.
Beautiful Kelly Wearstler kitchen (Architectural Digest)
A living room with black furniture and a chandelier designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Refined luxury in this Kelly Wearstler room (House and Garden)

Wearstler’s use of shape and pattern merge into an interior that beckons you to come closer.  Her interiors are full of surprises, integrating a variety of shapes and patterns that play well together.

A designer living room with a black and white checkered floor.
Kelly Wearstler designed room (luxdeco)
A black and white dining room with a large table and chairs showcasing Kelly Wearstler's designer focus.
Glamorous Kelly Wearstler design (likesuccess)
A living room with colorful furniture and a chandelier, designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Kelly Wearstler, interior designer (blog.highfashionhome)
A designer living room with red chairs and a tree, showcasing Kelly Wearstler's focus.
Bold colors and accessories mark the style of interior designer Kelly Wearstler (blog.styleestate)
A luxurious foyer with a designer focus on Kelly Wearstler, featuring a black and gold color scheme and a stunning staircase.
Strong patterns and gold in this Kelly Wearstler entryway (interiorholic)

Extravagance is what you see in Kelly Wearstler’s interiors.  Ordinary is not in her aesthetic.  Rooms designed by Wearstler are luxurious, bold and compelling.  They are a visual treat.

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A bedroom with a large bed and a large mirror, designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Glamorous bedroom designed by Kelly Wearstler (blog.highfashionhome)
A room with a spiral staircase and bookshelves designed by Kelly Wearstler.
Kelly Wearstler design (Kellywearstler.com)

The epitome of glamour, modern style, a touch of Old Hollywood and maximalist rolled into one, Kelly Wearstler is an interior designer that makes you stand and take notice.  Her rooms are elaborate portrayals of a design aesthetic that is true to her bold and unique take on interior design.

 

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