Kelly Wearstler’s Most Ambitious Dining Room Projects
Article originally published on March 20, 2020. Born in South Carolina in 1967, Kelly Wearstler is one of the most renowned interior designers worldwide due to her bold and maximal motto. Based in Los Angeles, she’s known for mastering the art of blending Art Deco, Hollywood Regency, and Mid-Century Modern styles. Her unique aesthetic and approach to design attract an enviable client base and a list of celebrities from the cinema, music industries, and tastemakers worldwide.
Kelly Wearstler‘s interior design has one of the best and most colorful dining room ideas, filled with accent walls or furniture design that utterly blows us away and turn the dining moment into a whole new experience for those that own these living spaces.
Born to a mother who was an antique dealer, Wearstler from a very young age has been inspired by the gems of history found in flea markets and antique stores. She studied at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior and Graphic Design. She started her own business in 1995, named Kelly Wearstler Interior Design (or KWID), and since then, she has revolutionized the look of American glamour with the modern fusion of organic and graphic furniture silhouettes.
“I like things that are glamorous and sexy – everyone does – but I really like the tension between raw and refined”.
says Kelly Wearstler
Conceiving not only luxury hotel interiors but also grand residences, Kelly Wearstler‘s modern design projectsare always with over-the-top accents, mixing it with rich textures and statement pieces from different eras. She confesses being inspired by all travels and daily striking details. Everyone knows her love for minerals, architecture, nature andcontemporary handmade pieces. This background allows one to spice up all her most famous interior design projects, floating from coastal glamour to the Disco Era decadence yet they are always iconic interiors with a relaxing feel.
Kelly Wearstler knows how to play with elegant neutrals and rich metallic details creating an effortless yet bold vibe, as seen in her dining room projects. On the other hand, the exquisite patterns are part of her signature, sometimes with pop colors, from hot pink to tropical greens and strong blue hues. Kelly Wearstler’s use of extremelymodern cabinets and sideboardsthat have an artsy yet elegant touch, make the modern dining room feel playful and functional at the same time.