Skip Nav
HGTV
Chip Gaines Has Been Keeping a Secret That Will Make Fixer Upper Fans Shout "OMG!"
Kitchens
Your Jaw Will Drop When You See the "After" Shots From this Lowe's Kitchen Makeover
Affordable Decor
How to Decorate a Rental Apartment From Scratch on a Budget

Design Tips For Thai Style

Designer Vicente Wolf Inspires With Tips From a Beautiful Bangkok Home

In his recent article in the Wall Street Journal, designer Vincente Wolf offered some beautiful inspiration and tips on how to give your home a taste of Thai aesthetic. By looking at the amazing home of Jim Thompson, an expat architect who revamped the Thai silk industry, Vincente offers practical advice on how to bring this calming and rich vibe to your home.

  • "Play with height." Vincente says it's integral to have a balance of different heights and focal points in the room.
  • "Casual is in the intent." A traditional floor plan and elegant furniture make the space feel livable.
  • "Sometimes it's not what you add, but what you take away." Being able to edit yourself is key when designing a Thai-inspired space.
  • "Brighten dark finishes with shimmer." Slight glittery accents can bring a sense of strong emotion to a room.
  • "Multitask with trays." Putting a tray on a plus-size ottoman can turn it into a practical coffee table.
  • "Neutral and nervy need each other." Balancing bright and neutral hues makes everything in the space feel easy and relaxed. While pops of color can make all the difference, Bangkok beauty does not intend to overwhelm.

Photos courtesy of WSJ

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Selena Quintanilla Inspirational Quotes
Affordable Decorating Tips
Best Disney Quotes
Viral Twitter Story About Mr. Rogers
Helen Mirren's Commencement Speech at Tulane University
First Apartment Decorating Ideas
How to Hang Curtains
The Best Healing Crystals For the Home
Millennial Home Decorating Tips
Mr. Rogers Speaking to the Senate Video
From Our Partners
Latest Home & Garden
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds