Baseball legend Yogi Bera quipped, "It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much." Said another way - listen more. These interior designers must be active listeners to find that one extra thing, the punch, that says it all - while achieving balance.
David Quarles, IV created a sophisticated space for his client's den where they hold a book club. He added a melting disco ball - because there is always a sparkle, even when relaxing.
Ann Parker of Parker Design Studio dresses up the traditional chandelier with one made with actual jewelry chains. Elevated lighting is an accessory that can transform any room. Even in a quiet moment on a side table, they can be a work of art, like this sculptural piece from Greg Baudoin Interior Design.
Tara Engelberg of Tara Felice Interiors pulls from a client's shiny persona. In this case, the answer is colorful jewels in a powder room that brings an element of surprise and personality.
Lindley Martens of Laurel Road Antiques & Modern carries pieces for the home - and your iPhone - to sit pretty.