How to Recreate This Hotel’s Vintage Vibe at Home
At the historic Culver Hotel in Los Angeles, an impassioned hotelier and artistic maven prove that gray and jewel tones are the perfect combination.
Published Dec 7, 2016 6:00 AM
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Mixing antiques with contemporary décor can be daunting, although opposites do attract, and it’s all about the details. Interior designer Maya Mallick chose a neutral foundation with rich jewel tones and antique accents to revive The Culver Hotel, a charming flatiron building in Los Angeles’s lively Culver City. Steeped in Hollywood history, Mallick managed to energize this boutique hotel with sophisticated glamour that feels current yet wildly nostalgic. Shop these products to recreate the look at home.
To bring a flair of the 1930’s into a modern space, opt for a traditional, crystal chandelier. The delicate nature of a chandelier mimics candlelight and adds romance. Grouping chandelier pendants also brings chic glamour to a space.
Vintage brass is definitely a throwback to the sophisticated days. For a perfectly styled bar cart, look for marble or glass and add elegant decanters and spirits.
Wallpaper is back in a big way and can wake up a bare wall. Commit to a classic design like damask and accent with vibrant textiles.
Velvet throw pillows in various jewel tones bring luxury into any room while they add a pop of elegant color. If you are feeling risky, go for a hot pink.
Due to the craft cocktail movement, the coupe glasses—dating back to the Prohibition era—are now used for more than just Champagne.
Schoolhouse pieces like this library bookshelf with rolling ladder inspire a vintage appeal while making a room appear more grand. You can house old books with modern oddities to balance out an industrial bookshelf.
Chesterfield sofas add classic character to a main room. And the vintage, tufted leather provides a warm invitation for seating.
Brass lamps are a smart way to incorporate retro into a modern space, or go for a wall sconce. Mixing metals in a room also prove gold and silver can absolutely be best friends.
An upholstered, tufted headboard offers a sophisticated Parisian touch to your bedroom. For a more sleek look, opt for a square and simple version.