12 Timeless Design Concepts from the VERANDA Archives 2022

Over-the-top ball robe curtains. Fierce animal prints. Breezy out of doors follies we are able to duck into and conceal out for days. Like threads of an exquisitely woven cloth, the traits which have held regular for greater than three many years of VERANDA’s historical past are as robust at the moment as ever, proving as soon as once more good adorning has no shelf life. Right here, a take a look at the highest 12 concepts designers return to time and again, every as resilient as it’s stunning.

edouard vermeulen january february 2007 cover veranda

An Edouard Vermeulen design on the January/February 2007 cowl of VERANDA.

Francis Amiand

Cowl-Worthy Inexperienced

“Probably the most profitable covers have a minimal of shade,” says VERANDA founder Lisa Newsom. “Inexperienced is my favourite—it’s so adaptable, identical to nature, and it’s additionally pleasant and welcoming. VERANDA covers have at all times been so highly effective as a result of they are saying, ‘Come on in.’”

dan carithers striped living room veranda

Design by Dan Carithers.

james carter striped hallway birmingham home veranda

Design by James Carter.

Annie Schlechter

Couture Traditional Stripes

“These are the quiet unifiers of a room, tying diverse components collectively….I believe interiors could be boring with out them as a part of our repertoire.” —James Carter

furlow gatewood painted wicker georgia home veranda

Design by Furlow Gatewood.

Max Kim-Bee
mark sikes wicker sunroom

Design by Mark D. Sikes.


Painted Wicker for Casual Magnificence

“I at all times say a room doesn’t have to match however it ought to mix, and Furlow Gatewood is a genius at placing collectively areas with essentially the most decorated-undecorated, magical ambiance,” says designer Bunny Williams, noting his acclaimed Americus, Georgia, folly. “He by no means makes his rooms appear to be a scheme. The vintage wicker chairs keep the relaxed feeling of a porch whereas additionally being light-weight sufficient that they can be utilized across the desk or pulled into the seating group.”

miles redd pagoda curtains houston living room veranda

Fritz von der Schulenburg

Fancy, Festive Curtains

“These My Honest Girl–impressed inexperienced and white stripe polished curtains with pagoda valances nonetheless dazzle on this Houston lounge at the moment.” —Miles Redd

markham roberts connecticut stairwell veranda

Design by Markham Roberts.

Nelson Hancock

A Grand Entry Stairwell

“It’s a visible greeting, setting the tone for what’s to come back in an exquisite house,” says decorator Markham Roberts, who likes to mood the formality with easy but charming components like panorama murals, richly woven rush matting, and patterned runners. “These can improve the curve of the stair, add texture, or take away any austerity within the structure to make the entry extra welcoming.”

veranda shoot with mary jane ryburnproducer, in austin, tx, of carla mcdonald's home designed by jan showers

Design by Jan Showers.

Stephen Karlisch
arthur smith charleston conservatory veranda

An Arthur Smith design featured in the summertime 1994 concern of VERANDA.

Becky Luigart-Stayner

The Trendy Conservatory

In our summer season 1994 concern, achieved decorator Arthur Smith, former design associate to Billy Baldwin, ushered us right into a extra relaxed indoor/out of doors sensibility—one which mirrored the porches and gardens of his adopted hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. He lived for the town’s “profusion of white flowers….The complete historic district smells of tea olives at sure occasions of the 12 months,” and his solarium-style carriage home shone with backyard gestures pulled inside. Painted ceiling planks and brickwork, wicker furnishings, and a stone backyard bench as a espresso desk welcomed a brand new period of fashionable conservatories.

richard hallberg conversation seating veranda

Design by Richard Hallberg.

Miguel Flores-Vianna
mary douglas drydales living room yellow veranda

Design by Mary Douglas Drysdale.

Krause & Johansen

Intimate Dialog Seating

“I’ve at all times liked utilizing a four-chair grid. For good dialog, you want consolation, high quality of supplies, and a way of intimacy, particularly in giant residing rooms.” —Richard Hallberg

cathy kincaid dallas dining room mural veranda

Design by Cathy Kincaid.

Francesco Lagnese

Transportive Eating Room Partitions

“Murals and scenic wallpapers could make a room really feel boundless—they inform a narrative,” notes designer Cathy Kincaid, who usually depends on the “wizardry” of those creative scenes so as to add dimension and perspective. She embraces the handcraftsmanship of basic patterns however offers them a “fashionable sprint with customized colorings.” Kincaid provides, “As an example, a monochromatic colorway helps the storyline take priority.”

daniel c cuevas neutral living room veranda

A Daniel C. Cuevas and Carole Katleman design featured within the January/February 2007 concern of VERANDA.

Becky Luigart-Stayner
ray booth bobby mcalpine high drama neutrals living room veranda

Design by Bobby McAlpine& Ray Sales space.

Krause & Johansen

Excessive-Drama Neutrals

Impartial rooms notoriously soothe, however essentially the most enduring ones dare to reveal. “I’m not making an attempt to disguise something in my interiors,” says famous neutralist designer Daniel C. Cuevas. “Towards a pure background, the shape and the standard of the artwork and furnishings stand out.” Ray Sales space, one other designer who leans towards calm room compositions, notes, “There’s energy within the serenity of a impartial house.” Provides Cuevas: “The individuals turn out to be crucial factor within the room.” Design correctly.

charles spada animal print living room veranda

Design by Charles Spada.

Alexandre Bailhache

Refined Animal Prints

“Animal prints take a again seat to nothing, so use them sparingly and in high-quality materials—this makes all of them the extra particular and surprising.” —Charles Spada

jean keller huff porcelain collection veranda

Design by Jean Keller Huff.

John Grover
carolyne roehm colorado pantry veranda

Design by Carolyne Roehm.

Sylvie Becquet & Carolyne Roehm

Collections in Residence

One of the basic tastemakers to grace the pages of VERANDA, Carolyne Roehm tells a typical story line by all her tasks: collections. Whether or not it’s delicate Canton Blue porcelain in her Charleston house’s chinoiserie room—“This was the primary [city] within the colonies to import the china sample. Discuss full circle,” she says—or pewter in Colorado. “The enduring easy type of pewter appears to suit the much less formal spirit of Aspen.” Discuss energy of place.

richard keith langham garden folly veranda

Design by Richard Keith Langham.

Francesco Lagnese
southern accents, the belvedere, austin, tx, donna hicks home, thomas o'brien interior design

Design by Thomas O’Brien & Donna Stockton-Hicks.

Stephen Karlisch

Escapist Backyard Follies

“I consider these as locations of enchantment,” says decorator Richard Keith Langham, whose design of a Pennsylvania retreat with architect John Mayfield “sits fortunately within the backyard as a result of the rough-hewn orchard stone and milk-painted timbers are pure components identical to the luxurious greenery round it.” And Langham selects furnishings akin to the dimensions and heft of what he makes use of inside for “supreme consolation.” Living proof: the mirror over this fire so “Mom Nature can see herself in all her glory.”

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Featured within the Might/June 2022 concern of VERANDA. Written by Zoë Gowen.

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