Perfectly Patterned: 5 Homes with Eye-Catching Wallpaper – Sotheby´s International Realty

Whether classical and floral or modern and maximalist, few things transform everyday interiors like carefully chosen wallpaper.

Chic California Contemporary

Los Angeles, California | Franca PorrasSotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage

Full of creative flourishes, stylish finishes, and clean, crisp contemporary design, this intriguing three-bedroom residence is perched on a peaceful hillside renowned for its sweeping outlook. In the open-plan living room, dining area, and kitchen—which is perfectly suited for California’s enviable indoor-outdoor lifestyle and sophisticated entertaining—a soaring wall of windows admits glorious light and dramatic vistas. In spaces from the living areas to the luxurious owner’s suite, striking variably patterned wall treatments add to the artful drama.

Exceptional Elegance on the Upper East Side

New York City, New York | Serena BoardmanSotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

This impeccably maintained and renovated 1899 townhouse blends Upper East Side elegance and modern panache. The 3,756-square-foot, five-level residence accommodates stylish entertaining and peaceful private living with equal ease, offering a dining room opening to a garden, an expertly equipped kitchen, a living room with a soaring ceiling and a fireplace, a library, a bar, five generous bedrooms, a basement, and a rooftop terrace. Throughout, wall coverings—in eye-catching patterns ranging from classic florals to lofty clouds—add vibrant visual interest and lively color.

Colorful Modern Cooperative

New York City, New York | Serena BoardmanSotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

Steps from Central Park in one of New York’s finest prewar cooperative buildings, this impressively renovated residence retains original architectural details while adding a dose of dazzling modern color. The floor plan features a living room with a view of the St. James Church spire, a formal dining room, a library with a bar, a kitchen with a butler’s pantry and a breakfast room, a comfortable family room, and four quiet bedrooms. Throughout, tasteful wallpapers—some subdued, some bold—are used to dramatic effect.

Comfortable Grandeur in Greenwich

Greenwich, Connecticut | Krissy BlakeSotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

On 4.99 acres in one of Greenwich’s coveted gated parklike communities, this handsome 8,107-square-foot stone-clad manor has an effortless floor plan and flow perfect for sophisticated indoor-outdoor living and entertaining. Highlights include a wood-paneled office, light-filled kitchen and breakfast area, a screened porch, seven serene bedrooms, and a four-car garage. Timeless wall treatments create subtle flair in spaces from the formal dining room to the guest bedrooms and baths and the nostalgic phone room.

European Elegance in Century City

Los Angeles, California | Lori BerrisSotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage

Possessing a rare classical style for a West Coast home, this 2,616-square-foot haven at Le Parc in Century City features living and dining spaces, a den or office, a gourmet kitchen, a butler’s pantry, and two bedrooms accented with lovely parquetry and moldings. In addition to a careful application of color in paint and tilework, floral, toile, and gold leaf wall coverings—from such esteemed design names as Scalamandré, Sherle Wagner, and Gracie—contribute to an ambience of enduring refinement.

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