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Recent Press: This Enchanting Palm Beach Home Is Steeped in Bold Italian-Inspired Design
As seen in Architectural Digest
Step into a world of art, color, pattern, and art as Architectural Digest unveils a Palm Beach home that exudes bold Italian-inspired design. Homeowner Kelly Williams, along with her husband Andrew worked with architecture firm MP Design & Architecture, Inc. and contractor Sciame Homes to bring their vision to life. The extraordinary residence, masterfully crafted by Williams' interior design direction, effortlessly blends the home's original history with her Italian roots.
The stunning residence boasts a vibrant color palette, enthralling art, and intricate architectural details. Williams perfectly mixes color, pattern, and art to create a bold, fun home filled with time-period furniture and modern and contemporary works by artists of color or female artists. From its soft pink Bermuda-style exterior to its cheerful interiors and captivating outdoor spaces, this Palm Beach gem nods to the timeless charm of Italy.
The upstairs hallway featured on the left includes wallpaper by Bob Collins, artwork (to the right) by June Edmonds, (end of the hall) Yinka Shonibare, and (on the left) Rob Davis. On the cabinets, Williams used our Oliver Custom Knob in Polished Brass and Moonstone.
The powder room on the left includes custom cabinetry by Forte, a vintage Gio Ponti–style mirror, and vintage Murano glass doorknobs. Williams used our Star Solid Brass Backplate and Kravet Austin Circle Knob in this room's vanity.
The guest bathroom featured below features our Chippendale Backplate, custom cabinetry by Forte, vintage French wire mirrors, and wallpaper by Bob Collins & Sons. A print by Faith Ringgold can be seen to the left of the mirrors.
Photography by Kris Tamburello. Styled by Carolyn Englefield.
"Some people can look at design as frivolous, but we spend such a large percentage of our time indoors. The way that the environment functions, it starts with the colors, textures, spacial planning—all of that affects us whether we realize it or not."
Mafi, Nick. "This Enchanting Palm Beach Home Is Steeped in Bold Italian-Inspired Design." Architectural Digest. Architectural Digest, July 17, 2023. https://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/this-enchanting-palm-beach-home-is-steeped-in-bold-italian-inspired-design.