10 Homes Serving Up Interior Design Inspiration For The New Year


As we explored what’s big in kitchens, the latest in bathrooms, and how homeowners are rethinking paint colors, outdoor areas and wellness elements for 2023, one theme remained clear: Spaces that evoke happiness never go out of style. Here, we round up some of the year’s most popular homes and the stories behind their carefully crafted interiors, exteriors and design philosophies.

Inside A French Revival Abode With Major ‘Wow’ Factor


grand entry hall with groin vaulted ceiling


Truly earning that stop-you-in-your-tracks endorsement, this French Revival residence is sparkling with bespoke furnishings and elegant chinoiserie motifs. Interior designer Laura Lee Clark Falconer effortlessly layers classic and design elements to take this awe-inspiring Dallas residence to the next level.

Old World Details Lead The Way In This Timeless Colorado Remodel


dining area with copper banded vintage table and slip-covered chairs with beaded chandelier overhead


An understated façade and the continuation of that smeared-mortar look captures the easygoing Napa Valley aesthetic these homeowners were looking for. Residential designer John Mattingly of Chalet plays it up even more with earthy textures and an eclectic mix of accouterments to give this Colorado dwelling its own bit of old-world magic.

Behind Its Old-World Façade, A Modern Palm Beach Home Emerges


old world facade palm beach home with bougainvillea


A clean, modern take on the island’s aesthetic awaits in this light-filled Palm Beach residence. Interior designer Kelly Anthony and general contractor Jason Willoughby refresh each room and retain the home’s historic Mediterranean-style exterior.

Calm And Coastal: Inside A New Jersey Beach House Built For Family


blue and white sitting room


Designer Joan Enger and architect Richard Graham imbue calm, coastal vibes with grandchild-worthy spaces to create a cozy family home. Now, this New Jersey beach house serves as a touchstone for three family generations.

Farewell, Dated Tuscan: An Old-World Style Home Gets A Modern Spin


A kitchen with white cabinetry and a a marble-topped island with a black base. Four black-and-brass stools are at end of the island.


Heavy and old-fashioned is freshened up with a timeless palette. Interior designer Holly Wright transforms a dated Tuscan home in Arizona into an airy modern retreat with character.

Behind A Midcentury Homes Makeover From Traditional To Modern Glam


Exterior shot of a two-story midcentury modern house with expansive window walls on the upper level, white exterior walls, and stairs on a rolling hillside in the front


Untouched since 1957, this beautiful Los Angeles villa is a true time capsule. But thanks to the efforts of architect David Thompson and home builder Eric Dobkin, a recent remodel incorporates a contemporary lightness that stays true to the home’s midcentury style.

A Colorado Home Goes From ‘Faux Tuscan’ To Fashion-Forward


tiled entry with olive tree in antique urn, antique mirrors, bench and staircase in background


Designers Kristen Thomas and Heather Hill of Studio Thomas let their client’s sartorial style lead the way in this fashion-forward remodel. Mixing soft organic hues with clean lines, the result is a comfortable Colorado home for a very chic family.

The French Countryside Inspires The Revamp Of This Tailored Alabama Abode


A formal and symmetrical French provincial-inspired residence with expansive motor court


Designer Dana Wolter teams up with architect Chris Tippett and residential designer Paul Langford to refresh this Alabama abode inspired by the grandeur of French country style. Layering textures with a rich palette of hunter green, burnt orange and chocolate brown, these embellishments help bring this beautiful home to life.

Behind The Unexpected Modernist Interiors Of This Southampton Home


carlos otero wall art


Designer Timothy Godbold looks to the region’s past, and to far-flung destinations, in taking a cookie-cutter Southampton home up a notch. While it has the classic Hamptons beach house façade, the interior represents a design odyssey that draws inspiration from modernist icons like Le Corbusier and Constantino Nivola.

 Midcentury Meets Cottagecore In This Cheery Hamptons House


living room with marble coffee table, couches, and armchairs


Designer Augusta Hoffman turns a newlywed couple’s traditional Bridgehampton farmhouse into an all-season retreat with Scandinavian midcentury and English touches. Imbuing the residence with a youthful, edgy flair, maximalist jewel tones dramatically transform the space into an imaginative haven that these transcontinental sweethearts will treasure forever.