If Barbiecore trends and maximalist designs are a little too, well, loud, consider leaning into quiet luxury interior design style instead. Taking cues from the ever-popular minimalist aesthetic, quiet luxury focuses more on comfort in a classy and effortless way, highlighting quality pieces that make a sophisticated statement. Think: plush textiles, warm neutrals and polished materials. Here are 17 quiet luxury interior design ideas for mastering that understated and refined look.
Embrace These Quiet Luxury Interior Design Trends
Sound A Quiet Luxury Note
Oskar Zięta’s stainless-steel-mirror wall sculpture, Tafla 03, sounds a glamorous, organic note in the primary bedroom, where a custom Magni Home Collection bed and bench pair with a wool-and-silk rug from International Flooring. The ceramic sculpture is by Laura Knell.
Photo: Manolo Languis
Dine With Splendid Sophistication
In the dining room, Cubé chairs from Morada-Haute Furniture Boutique and an E.M. Soberon table and chandelier make a sophisticated statement and exude quiet luxury interior design vibes. The shagreen bar cabinet is from Wasser’s Exclusive Furniture & Interiors.
Photo: Kris Tamburello
Craft A Contemporary Story
The dining room includes chairs from Modern Living Supplies, a Roll & Hill chandelier and Rose Uniacke console. The wallcovering is Schumacher, and the rug is from Stacy Logan. Artworks are by Kim Van Someren and Brian Merriman.
Photo: Haris Kenjar
Recline In Relaxed Luxury
Baker’s Anton sofa, matching armchairs from Dmitriy & Co in a Rubelli textile and a Lorae lounge chair from The Bright Group gather around a coffee table from Lawson-Fenning in the luxury living room. A Ross Gardam Nebulae chandelier from Studiotwentyseven hangs above a rug from Truett Fine Carpets & Rugs.
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Envelop This Corner With Velvet
A velvet lounge chair and ottoman from Avenue Road alongside a 1930s Paavo Tynell wicker-wrapped floor lamp create a reading nook in the primary bedroom, channeling the cozy vibes of the quiet luxury interior design style. A lavender-gray Phillip Jeffries silk grass cloth envelops the space.
Photo: Joshua McHugh
Make A Cozy Statement
A custom sectional in Perennials mohair and Keleen leather sets a cozy tone in the family room of designer Donna Mondi’s historic Chicago condo. The rug from Lapchi offers a subtle bordeaux color. Photography by Natalie Nowotarski and Scout make a bold statement.
Photo: Aimee Mazzenga
Curate A Sophisticated Dining Experience
A glossy Philippe Hurel table and Interior Crafts Inc. chairs covered with white leather and black silk seem to float in front of this expansive dining area window. Large Saint-Louis crystal candlesticks keep the city view unobstructed.
Photo: Emily Minton Redfield
Play Up Pearlescent Hues
For this primary bedroom, Hickman designed an upholstered bed and dressed it in bedding from The Linen Tree. It plays to the pearlescent hues of the Phillip Jeffries wallcovering as well as the loveseat by Classic Custom Upholstery and A. Rudin chairs.
Photo: Werner Straube
Warm Up A Quiet Luxury Home
A chair from Judith Liegeois’ showroom adds color to the entry, home to Kelly Wearstler’s Linden table lamp. A Maitland- Smith statue and mirror join Hickory Chair’s Plaited buffet. The wall, painted Sherwin-Williams’ Snowbound, meets Legno Bastone’s Giuseppina white oak flooring.
Exude Modern Monochromatic Energy
Modern, minimalist furnishings in the family room exude the quiet luxury interior design style with a sleek monochromatic palette. The custom bouclé-and-leather sofa, Rove Concepts daybed upholstered in Holly Hunt’s Great Plains faux leather and Interlude Home lounge chair put the emphasis on texture.
Photo: Ryan McDonald
Relax In A Luxe Marble Dream
Luxurious materials, including marble floors and countertops from Arizona Tile as well as Akdo decorative mosaic tile in the shower, give the primary bath a spa-like serenity. The freestanding tub is by Signature Hardware, and the white oak cabinetry is by Rysso Peters.
Photo: Kevin Brost
Keep Spaces Fresh With Plush Furnishings
Layers of plush textiles in shades of gray make the most of this luxury living room’s abundant light. The custom sectional and swivel chairs—between which rests a Noir side table—sit atop a rug from The Floor Collection.
Photo: Laura Moss
Revel In This Quiet Luxury Interior Design
In the entry, luxury is in the quieter details, like the leather-upholstered closet doors designed by Lauren Warnock and fabricated by C Sanchez Upholstery and Creative Millwork. Warnock also designed the marble-and-metal console, crafted by Sprovieri’s Custom Counters and Migala Metal Designs LLC.
Photo: Ryan McDonald
Embrace The Power Of A Calm Beige Palette
A pair of custom white oak and brass coffee tables centers a vintage striped Turkish kilim rug in the living area of a Palm Beach residence by designer Lauren Ashley Browne. She sourced Belgian linen for the draperies and the sofa, which faces Casamidy armchairs. “Nothing is overly done,” the designer says. “It’s about understated luxury and accepting imperfection.”
Photo: Brantley Photography
Craft A Space For Dreamy Conversation
In a sitting area of a Florida high-rise, designer Nicole White sourced quiet luxury home décor like American Leather’s Oscar armchairs, a Stone International coffee table from Wasser’s Exclusive Furniture & Interiors, and Calvin Klein’s Balian rug from Nourison. Titan Decor fabricated the draperies using material from Designer Discount Fabrics & Furniture, while a Roberta Schilling lamp tops the console table.
Photo: Kris Tamburello
Dine With Pops Of Pastel Purple
In the dining room, quiet luxury home décor like a custom chandelier by Boyd Lighting hangs above a dining table by DDC crafted with a marble top and a stainless-steel base. Mies van der Rohe armchairs from Jules Seltzer Associates gather around the sides of the table and coordinate with host chairs by Holly Hunt, all in Spinneybeck leather.
Photo: Roger Davies/Otto
Quiet Luxury Home Décor Makes Up This Silk Paradise
The goal in this master bedroom was to provide “comfort and luxury without it feeling fussy,” designer Joe McGuire says. The Poliform bed has linens from The Brass Bed while McGuire designed the floating bedside tables. The sconces are by Lambert & Fils, and the wool and silk Tibetan rug is from Organic Looms.