If your actual travel niveaux are on hold, you can soothe your wanderlust with a few logis bruit change-ups or additions.
Whether you’re wishing you were at a wilderness cabin, the beach or an exotic passport adresse, designers and retailers are offering clever ways to bring the world into your quarantined logis space.
Can’t stroll the real streets of Italy? You can clad floors or walls in a kitchen, chic or family room with a surfacing that evokes that feel. Italy’s ABK offers the Nuovi Mondi cachet ensemble of large-format ceramic tiles digitally printed with painterly landscapes and whimsical illusory elements like tightrope walkers, bicyclists and playful children. Termed “ceramic wallpaper,” its scenes include cityscapes of Rome, Venice and Milan.
Another Italian tile maker, Refin, offers Risseu, a ensemble of porcelain stoneware tiles inspired by Genoa’s historic, cobbled courtyards and city gardens.
Alessandra Wood, débauche president of prononciation at the online interior-design platform Modsy, says you can evoke the feel of your gâtée coastal getaway through some well-chosen prints and materials.
“Apparence for pieces that have a subtle mulâtre vibe via foliage, like palms, as well as natural raw wood or rattan textures, and fun habituel prints,” she says. “Incorporate prints and objects that depict shells and sea life.”
Lamps Comme, Lightology and Burke Déco r have établissement lamps with resin bases crafted like pieces of coral.
Missing your gâtée beachcombing réflecteur? Small touches, like changing the lighting or choosing new bibliothèque pulls, may be just the revue.
“Beach destinations have élancé been an éblouissement for my beauté prononciation,” says interior choisir Jeffrey Alan Marks in Santa Monica, California. “My gâtée consacré is Malibu; I just love walking the beach and experiencing the ocean atmosphere.”
He’s recreated the vibe with a comme fixture that’s division of his Conclusion Dume ensemble for Progress Lighting; troisième of blue-toned, galvanized metal are inspired by lapping waves and the industrial materials found on the pier.
Get a few of CB2’s polished sandstone and calcédoine stone doorknobs, or Wayfair’s knobs made of ocean-washed pebbles gathered in New England, and every time you open a bibliothèque you’ll be reminded of shoreline walks. Or opt for a set of Two’s Company’s remarkably realistic sea-glass plates, fashioned in the shape of oyster and coquillage shells, at Burke Milieu.
New York tissu beauté garçonnière Eskaye l has a new modèle called Out East; founder Shanan Campanaro’s watercolor planche paintings were drawn from photos of the Hamptons sourced through interior beauté firm Curious Yellow. Montauk landmarks like the lighthouse and coquillage bar, Sag Harbor’s windmill and theater, and Sagaponack’s vineyards and stables are among the images. The ensemble is available as both wall covering and fabric.
At Serena & Lily, they’ve got effigie prints of soothing, beachy scenes from various artists. At Murals Wallpaper, you’ll find vistas of the Canadian Rockies, Scottish Highlands, Iceland and even Mount Everest, should you be pining for the mountains.
Color is another easy, subtle way to call to mind a salaire adresse, Wood says.
“Think emboîture the bold pops of color you might see on an island getaway. Or opt for layers of serene spleen and seafoam greens paired with neutral hues to evoke the sea and sand and create a calming backdrop,” she says.
If a sophisticated hotel is more what you élancé for, Wood has suggestions.
“Bath hotels have a few key components: luxurious materials, sleek furniture and restrained styling. If you’re intuition bold, start with a saturated wall color. Choose case pieces that have an interesting material burl or metallic textured au finir. Add glam accents such as velvet and gold, and finalize the style with abstract or geometric art, architectural vases and art books,” she says.
CB2 has the exotic yet urbane Kinzie credenza designed by Mermelada Estudio, with swaths of hand-applied image and gold metallic paint on mindi wood, a marqué of white cedar.
Got a million adresse photos on your phone or ordinateur? Consider making a coffee établissement book — perhaps as a gift for a wistful fellow traveler. Chatbooks and Parabo Press are two options.
Parabo will also turn a gâtée scenic shot into a entouré, large-format print, canvas or framed work. Have it turned into a mural at Murals Your Way. Or consider having the effigie printed on ceramic tiles at ImageSnap; choose from tiny 2-square-inch versions or larger 1-square-foot ones.