A fashion-savvy home decorating magazine for the new generation of design professionals and consumers who know exactly what they want, ELLE DECOR covers fashionable and inspirational products that bring couture chic to every room of your home.
Welcome to the Issue
Yes, in Your Backyard • The new mode of landscape design isn’t just for appearances. It’s a symbiotic relationship between people and the environment.
Cliff Notes • A cleverly built home in Big Sur gives back to the grid as much as it takes.
WHAT'S HOT Room to Play • Deep heritage meets whimsy and punchy hues in the best of Scandinavian design.
Turning a New Leaf • An East Coast pattern provocateur artfully reimagines an iconic California wallpaper design.
Is That Organic? • Dorothée Meilichzon and Rafael de Cárdenas consider the practical possibilities of a few free-flowing designs.
Delighting in the Journey • New high-jewelry offerings look to far-flung travel destinations—well off the beaten track.
Maria Cornejo • Known for her smart, eco-friendly clothes, the designer shares the eight things she can’t live without.
Beyond Green • Five decades after the first Earth Day, ELLE DECOR is launching a project that celebrates sustainable design for a new era.
Feast on This • Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan curates a new line of beautifully outré, earth-inspired tableware.
A View with a Room • The great indoors are coming out(side), thanks to clever decorating and an ever-expanding roster of design solutions.
Hello, Folly! • A look at three small-scale historical structures still on view today.
Nest Friends • Live the full alfresco fantasy with furnishings that elevate your porch or perch.
PERSONAL SPACE • We’re making house calls to some of the most fascinating designers and decorators working today—and a few of our contributing photographers, too. Can you blame us for being nosy?
ON THE VERGE • Mark Grattan’s furniture has caught the eye of everyone from Solange Knowles to Ellen DeGeneres. At his apartment in a Luis Barragán building in Mexico City, he’s fashioned a serene nest—perfect for a designer about to take flight.
HOUSE PARTY • Tatyana Miron Ahlers has always been the hostess with the mostest. It’s no wonder that she designed her family’s downtown New York loft for maximum fun and everyday celebration.
TO THE MAX! • Brazilian designer and architect Sig Bergamin has never been one for minimalist restraint. His home in Miami Beach, with its symphony of color, reveals his joyful approach to interiors, and to life.
GOODBYE TO ALL THAT • For 15 years, a medieval Belgian hunting lodge has been Jean-Philippe Demeyer’s home base. Now the interior designer is making plans to start over, but not before taking one last look around.
LANDSCAPE MODE • At designer and architect Juliana Lima Vasconcellos’s Rio de Janeiro pied-à-terre, Brazilian furniture and provocative contemporary art complement a killer view.
HERE’S TO HER • The late Southern author and hostess Julia Reed was as passionate about decorating as she was about everything. She even orchestrated the photo shoot of her last big project—a redecoration of her apartment in New Orleans’s Garden District.
SHOOTING FROM THE HEART • Accustomed to life on the move, many of the photographers who create the beautiful images on our pages found themselves grounded in the last year. In a series of self-portraits, they turn their lenses on themselves and their personal spaces.
Practical Magic • A table with classical good looks and modern mettle just might bring out your inner horticulturist.