When it's done right, a space with bright bohemian decor exudes creativity in a tasteful way. The art of layering patterns, mixing colors, and combining furniture styles can give a room a fun and free-spirited vibe. If you're ready to step outside of your comfort zone to experiment with this casual chic aesthetic, look no further than this collection of gorgeous bohemian rooms.
The personality-packed apartment of PR maven Christina Juarez is the perfect example of bohemian style. From the purple and lime green velvet seating to the black and white striped West Elm cocktail table, the space is chock-full of focal points.
Blue patterned accents elevate the living room of Scalamandré President Chad Stark's New York apartment, which was crafted with the help of interior designer Sasha Bikoff.
Designer Ritika Bhasin brightened the living room of a dull prewar home with an eclectic palette of raspberry tones. The custom sofa is upholstered in a purple velvet from Robert Allen and antique corinthian column lamps bring a sense of balance to the room. The vibrant piece of art directly above the sofa is by Bhasin's mother-in law, and both the Karl Springer style coffee table and end tables are vintage finds.
This cheery living room, inspired by Grey Gardens, features a lively blue and yellow palette. Floral sofas against high-gloss blue walls and a ceiling inset of yellow felt paper make for a visual feast.
An eclectic guest bedroom features bold purple tones along with a woven screen from Burundi that serves as a headboard. Additional layers of pattern—a bedcover made of West African kente cloth and a floor mat from Indonesia—add contrast.
A lively combination of rich green and purple hues gives this office a luxurious feel.
A mix of blue and orange shades unite in this lively São Paul living room, which was designed by Fabrizio Rollo. Along with a sofa that is upholstered in a rich blue Rubelli velvet, the space includes antique Louis XV-style orange armchairs, Italian footstools from the 1930s, a screen made in the 1940s by Dinucci, a cocktail table by Naoto Fukasawa, and a faux-twig side table by Maison Jansen. A custom Tibetan rug, artwork by John Grant, and a lithograph by Andy Warhol complete the look.
An attractive mix of patterned upholstery and accents gives this living room by a bohemian vibe.
From the black and white checkered floor and pastel blue walls to the floral upholstered chairs and 19th century porcelain garden stool, this living room is full of design statements.
In author 's Hamptons home, decorated by , the master bedroom's splashes of purple are complemented by a more neutral grass cloth wall covering by . The custom rug is by .
Turquoise walls infuse energy into the living room of a Manhattan townhouse. Quadrille fabric curtains as well as a sofa and club chair from , covered in wool fabric, finish the design.
At interior designer Kathryn M. Ireland's compound in Santa Monica, the built-in stucco sectional in the outdoor lounge is topped with cushions in a custom outdoor fabric. The table is from her French Finds collection, and the chairs are by .
In the dining room of Rela and Don Gleason’s home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, the table and armoire were designed by Rela and made by local artisans. The chairs have custom leather slipcovers, and the goatskin-and-iron ceiling fixture was inspired by lighting at the Leon Trotsky museum in Mexico City.
In Christina Juarez' apartment, the walls and vintage sofa in the home office are covered in an fabric from . The vintage chair and pillows are in a ikat, the elephant stool is by , the side table is by , and the rug is by . An Oberto Gili photograph, anchors artworks by Oscar de la Renta (top left) and Donald Robertson (top center).
A pass-through space between the kitchen and bedroom of Siddharth Kasliwal's farmhouse in Jaipur is used as a living area. The chair is in mango wood and rope, the accountant’s desk is from the 19th century, and the antique dining table and cabinet were purchased in Rajasthan.
When a young couple with a New York City apartment needed to match her love of exuberant color and pattern with his more restrained aesthetic, acclaimed designer Alex Papachristidis came to the rescue, covering the entry walls in a blue Cole & Son paper that is sophisticated yet still makes a splash. The side table is from Argentina, a vintage settee is upholstered in a Holland & Sherry leather and the Renoir portrait is a family heirloom.
renovated an A-frame home on her property in Falls Village, Connecticut, into her personal creative studio. She found the long table at in the nearby town of Kent. “It came out of a library and still has holes where the lamps were,” she notes. The Aeron chair is from , the woven bamboo bench is from , and the magnolia branches are from the designer’s garden.
In the entry hall of a grand New York apartment, the settee is covered in a Rose Cumming fabric, the late-18th-century Philadelphia table is a family heirloom, and the hand-painted yellow floral wallpaper is by San Patrignano.
A table in the dining area of John Robshaw's colorful Connecticut country home is surrounded by Indian cane chairs; the striped dhurries are by , and the armchair in the background and its fabric are by Robshaw for Duralee. The vintage pendant light is from India, the pine door is original, and the walls are painted in Violet Mist by .
In French art collector Christian Astuguevieille's Basque Country duplex, a stairwell features a table, cotton-rope sculpture, and an eclectic wall of drawings all designed by Astuguevieille. The flooring is molded glass.
In the living room of fashion designer Erin Beatty and filmmaker Lex Sidon’s West Village duplex, which was designed by and Michael Woodcock of , the leather sofa is by , the love seat is by , and the chairs are from . The marble cocktail table is a custom design, the stool by is from , the floor lamp is by , and the rug is by
The relaxed kitchen in a Uruguayan country home has a pendant light made of leather, the ceiling beam is an old railroad track found in a nearby field and the flooring is tinted cement tile.
A hairstylist in São Paulo turned to designer Fabrizio Rollo to conjure a duplex apartment that is sumptuous and colorful, starting with this hallway full to the brim with character. A Maison Jansen–style table is flanked by a pair of antique Directoire armchairs and the garden stool is by Rollo.
In a rustic farmhouse in Los Angeles, the screened porch has custom concrete sofas that are topped with pillows. The 1990 chair is Swedish, the 1953 Bigfoot cocktail table is by , and the wall is clad in reclaimed farmhouse boards.
In a Greenwich Village penthouse, the living room has 19th-century English faux-bamboo chairs and an antique French stool covered in linens. The antique French iron garden-table base is topped with antique marble and a sculptor’s stand holds a 19th-century Italian terra-cotta urn.
Inside the same room, the antique Swedish sofa and Baroque chair, are upholstered in Robert Kime fabrics, the armchair is 18th-century French and a vintage Persian Soumak rug from Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar rests on a sea-grass rug from .
At an 1870s carriage house in New York, the custom beds in a guest room are dressed with spreads from Chelsea Textiles, the chair is from Avantgarden, and the late-17th-century table is French; the curtains are of a Les Indiennes cotton, and the rug is a vintage Indian dhurrie.
In the captain's bedroom of the same home, a custom mattress by Charles H. Beckley is covered in a C&C Milano linen, the light fixture is by Circa Lighting, and the vintage dhurrie is from Mark Shillen Gallery.
The living area in the barn now serves as guest quarters at actress Amanda Seyfried’s weekend retreat in the Catskills region of New York. The sofa is by , the wool rug is by , the flooring is reclaimed oak, and the wall is painted in ; the photograph is by Sarah Bailey.
In Seyfried's master bedroom, the bed is by , the bench is from , and the rug is from ; the pendant light is by , and the beadboard walls are painted in .