By: Rick Campos

Influenced by century-old style, the glamour of Hollywood has been cultivated over the years into a well-balanced union of traditional design elements and avant-garde expression of style. Our guide to luxe living “Hollywood Style” includes everything your home needs to be ready for its close up.


TEXTILE – Every designer’s secret weapon, wallcovering is the most effective way to add character and visual interest to a space. Make a statement with velvet-screened wallcovering by Arte. The Bohémien line mixes art deco patterns and stripes in a bold color palette rich with texture and style. (To the trade)


LIGHTING – Nothing fills a room with warmth and sophistication like a dramatic crystal chandelier. Push the envelope in typical Hollywood fashion with the Zenith Chandelier designed by Phillipe Starck for Baccarat. Dripping in black crystal (the new bling), this show stopper is worthy of its own red carpet, literally. (Retail:$86,640)


SEATING – The sensuous curves of Christopher Guy’s signature Chris-X Chair will amp up the glamour and sex appeal in your dining room like four inch stilettos. Its balance, form and beauty defines the timeless tradition of Hollywood glamour. (Retail:from $1,636)


ACCESSORY – We’re going out on a limb here, but it’s worth it. From the red carpet to the boudoir, fur (vintage or faux) is the hottest fashion crossover into interior design. The Aurea mink throw by Frette tops our “must have” home accessory list. The silky drape and shimmer of 18-karat gold will take your breath away. (Retail:$28,000.00)


BEDROOM – The deco-inspired Luxe Bed by Baker is a striking combination of form and function. Rich mahogany wood trim emphasizes every line and curve of the low-profile headboard, creating a refreshingly understated elegance. (Reatail:from $13,245.00)


KITCHEN / BATH – This exquisite harlequin porcelain tile designed by Barbara Barry for Ann Sacks is the key to creating that signature Hollywood chateau look in your kitchen or bath. The elegant pattern is timeless, and the well-thought out color palette pairs beautifully with stone and wood. (Retail:from $39 per square foot)


STORAGE / DISPLAY – In Hollywood, every hour is cocktail hour, and that makes the Duncan Bar Cart by Restoration Hardware a must have for the den or office. The sleek, masculine lines create a welcome juxtaposition in a traditional setting. Display spirits in style and be ready to entertain at a moments notice. (Retail:$549)