Salon Style

After a raucously fun Labor Day weekend on Nantucket, we are back, refreshed, and  enjoying today’s Wall Pin Wednesday. We hope you are, too! The last two week’s contributions proved to be quite diverse. From vintage suzani panels, to Venetian Plaster, to walls studded with golden sea-urchin like protrusions, to classic white bead-board, we traversed the interior design wall treatment gamut. See all of the pins here.

As a result, the round-up this week is completely biased. I won’t lie. Gallery or salon style walls were not only amongst our favorites, but made the tops of the lists for many of our interior designer and blogger friends as well. This is surely in part because salon style walls are an art form unto themselves. They are also really challenging to pull off well. Walls of framed or unframed art, photographs, and objects grouped together offer a chance to personalize a space; display a collection;  add texture, color, or theme; or all of the above. While this look may not be for everybody, from a design perspective, what’s not to love?

William Frawley living room in Elle Decor

“Good Bones” and an inspired salon style wall featuring a colloection of nude studies in William Frawley’s Manhattan apartment. via Elle Decor and repinned via Lynda Quintero-Davids.

Another view of William Frawley’s NYC apartment with a collection of nude studies hung over a pair of 1970s English club chairs. via Elle Decor

Ralph Lauren Bar

This classic Ralph Lauren style includes a cluster of of black and white photos on alligator textured walls. Martini anyone? via Courtney Price Design

A Midcentury Modern interior by Kelly Wearstler Design includes a gallery wall to great effect.- via ELLE DECOR and repinned via Lisa League

Salon style wall on stripes

Lighter in both character and style, this grouping on beige and white stripes is offers both character and contrast. via NYCLQ

Designer Amanda Lindroth’s house in Lyford Cay. Along with her fresh aesthetic came this “fabulous wall of seemingly casually assembled art.” via Quintessence  |  House Beautiful

As this collection of interiors shows, the possibilities are endless when including salon style walls. Now that you’ve seen some Wall Pin Wednesday favorites, what are yours?