“Early on in the design process we talked about that movie as a point of reference, and it just stuck,” Thornton says. “But we wanted to do something a bit more glamorous. We loved the idea of including some quirkiness, eccentricity and hyper-saturated color combinations.” Working on the home was a lot of fun, she adds. “When your clients request a pink foyer, you can tell it’s going to be a good time.”
Houzz at a Glance
Who lives here: A couple and their two children
Size: 4,500 square feet (418 square meters); four bedrooms, four bathrooms
Designer: Summer Thornton of Summer Thornton Design
Coral pink walls, a Persian rug, a striped staircase runner and an art-filled gallery wall boldly greet visitors in the home’s spacious foyer. “The wife is super laid-back and trusting — she doesn’t take herself or design too seriously —which allowed us to have a lot of fun and create a space that is cool and daring, just like her,” Thornton says.
Wall paint: Cinco de Mayo, Benjamin Moore
“Anderson’s films always nod to vintage fashion and styling,” Thornton says. “So we wove in lots of vintage pieces to give the home a curated feel that isn’t too current or trendy.”
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A white kitchen island with a built-in wine refrigerator keeps the space bright. Antique chandeliers and Thonet stools add to the vintage vibe.