The perfect way to welcome guests? With a space that is both stylishly appointed and features all the comforts of home.
The guest room in the Beirut apartment of artist Nabil Nahas includes a Syrian mother of pearl–and–bone inlay mirror, chair, and chest of drawers; a 1930s Murano glass chandelier; and an upholstered Jean Royère armchair. The curtains are of a cotton fabric from a Damascus souk, and the floor is paved with tiles from Marseille, France.
For his townhouse in London's Notting Hill, designer Peter Mikic hung family heirlooms—a painting and Japanese gilt panels—on the walls of a guest room. The floor lamp is midcentury Italian, the armchair is antique, and the walls are papered in a hemp by Altfield.
A guest room in the 11th-century Normandy, France, château of fashion designer Gérard Tremolet has wallcoverings and bed-curtains of a Thevenon toile de Jouy and a bed alcove lined in taffeta. The armchair is Louis XV, and the rug is Russian.
The wallcovering, curtain, and bedcover in a guest room at the Netherlands home of Daniel Beauchemin and Marc de Laat are a classic toile de Jouy. Beauchemin designed the headboard, and the side table is vintage.
The ceiling and beams in a guest room in the Sonoma County, California, home of Patrick Printy and Dan Holland are reclaimed oak. A Room & Board bed has a custom-made headboard, the antique armchair is covered in a Holland & Sherry wool, and the portrait of a Civil War general was found in North Carolina.
French decorator Christian Liaigre built a trio of bungalows above the coast of Saint Lucia for friends. In the all-white guesthouse, mosquito netting is draped over twin beds dressed with D. Porthault linens.
The guest room of designers Amy and Todd Hase's Hamptons home features an elaborately carved and gilded Qing dynasty wedding bed.
Mary Lynn Turner and her daughters furnished the guest cottage at their family retreat in Ketchum, Idaho, with an Anthropologie bed dressed with Sferra linens, an antique suzani, and linen shades and curtains by C&C Milano.
In designer Alessandra Branca's Rome apartment, which happens to be the top floor of a 16th-century convent, watercolors by Anna Chiara Branca line the guest room wall, the bed is dressed with sheets by Schweitzer Linen and a vintage Indian coverlet, and the custom-made headboard is upholstered with an antique textile.
When interior designer Pasquale Capasso started work on a century-old villa high on the island of Capri, he recalled finding beautiful old books of shell images at a flea market in Florence. He asked an artist to paint over them and put them in a mix of frames to create a headboard for the owner.
In Brazilian architect and designer Sig Bergamin's Paris home, an 18th-century fabric fragment hangs above the guest-room bed; the arm-chair is Indian, and the wall is upholstered in a cotton by Fabricut.
Designer Kelly Behun is well-known for bringing dramatic flair to modern spaces. In this guest bedroom of one of her clients, the wallpaper is by Schumacher, and the daybed is custom-made and upholstered in a suede by Kravet.
Home designer Michael Maher tucked twin beds under the eaves of his guest room. Maher designed the upholstered headboards; the coverlets are antique matelassé.
Executive Buffy Birrittella has worked with Ralph Lauren for more than 40 years, and was one of his first ten employees. Her Sundance, Utah, property's guesthouse features Navajo weavings from the early 1900s, a cowhide-covered trunk from the 1890s, and a chandelier and floor lamp by Firesong Forge.
Designer Steven Gambrel's Upper East Side apartment showcases a guest room upholstered in a Pindler fabric, a chandelier from the 1960s, wall covering by Phillip Jeffries, and a custom-made rug by Niba Collections.
Custom-designed canary beds highlight the guest room in architect Benedikt Bolza's 3,000-acre family estate, deep in the tranquil hills of Umbria, Italy. The design is a whimsical take on canopied cots that conjure images of Ferris wheel gondolas.
In the historic 19th-century London house of Milan-based design duo, Roberto Peregalli and Laura Sartori, a guest bedroom's headboard, bed skirt, coverlet, and wall covering are all of the same Braquenié cottons. The pillows are covered with 19th-century Fez broderie, the 19th-century bedside tables are Italian, and the striped carpet is English.
New York City-based decorator Alex Papachristidis designed two twin beds, upholstered in a Mokum fabric, for the guest room in his London apartment. The side table is by John Dickinson.
A pair of 18th-century engravings by Piranesi hangs above a daybed upholstered in a Jim Thompson toile de Jouy in the guest bedroom of Madrid's Lorenzo Castillo. The bamboo side table is from the 1970s, the wallpaper is by Ralph Lauren Home, and the doors are painted in Farrow & Ball's Down Pipe.
At designer Jacqueline Coumans's Southampton retreat, Indian batiks from Craft Caravan make up the bed linens and headboard cover in a guest room. The patterned cotton on the walls is from Le Décor Français.