Timeless Design Expressions of Comfort: 4 Points of View

Timeless Design Expressions of Comfort: 4 Points of View celebrates impeccable craftsmanship, architecture, and design intelligence across a landscape of luxury. We’ll tour decidedly custom designs from Jeffrey Dungan, Alison Pickart and Ike Kligerman Barkley (IKB) as well as Tom Stringer.

Exquisite architecture and design by Jeffrey Dungan for his Boulware project. #jeffreydungan #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
A glorious space by architect Jeffrey Dungan…certainly lovely indeed.
Timeless kitchen design and architecture (look at that nook!) by Atlanta-based Jeffrey Dungan who mixes rustic with elegant in luxury home design. #architecture #luxuryhome #jeffreydungan #timelessdesign #sophisticateddesign
Timeless architecture and design by Atlanta-based Jeffrey Dungan who mixes rustic with elegant in luxury home design. #architecture #luxuryhome #jeffreydungan #timelessdesign #sophisticateddesign

Timeless Design Expressions of Comfort: 4 Points of View

Jeffrey Dungan

For this charming home designed by Jeffrey Dungan in Tallahassee, Florida, you can’t miss the sense of reverence for nature within the interiors. Painted-wood wall boards echo the outdoors, and a mix of textures and natural materials adds to the organic appeal.

Exquisite architecture and design by Jeffrey Dungan for his Boulware project. #jeffreydungan #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Timeless Design Expressions of Comfort: 4 Points of View as well as Interior Design Photos.

Can spaces be rugged and handsome while also airy, light, and even storybook-like? Yes, sir. Notice the curves and whispery palette of these sanctuary-like rooms designed for living in.

Exquisite architecture and design by Jeffrey Dungan for his Boulware project. #jeffreydungan #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Photo Gallery of Exquisite Timeless Design as well as Architecture.

A magnificent stone fireplace is enhanced and refined by less rustic touches of herringbone as well as spheres in lieu of logs.

Exquisite architecture and design by Jeffrey Dungan for his Marsh Farm project. #jeffreydungan #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign

Dungan’s magnificent porch invites its lucky owners to commune with nature in a treehouse-like space for grownups. What a testament to Dungan’s mission to create spaces to welcome you into experiential realms.

Exquisite architecture and design by Jeffrey Dungan for his Marsh Farm project. #jeffreydungan #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Timeless Design Expressions of Comfort: 4 Points of View as well as Interior Design Photos.

It’s uncommon for words such as luxurious, sensual, and farmhouse to appear together, yet Jeffrey Dungan’s fantasy of a great room reflects all three. The lofty space remains warm and somehow remains scaled for intimacy and quiet calm.

Exquisite architecture and design by Jeffrey Dungan for his Marsh Farm project. #jeffreydungan #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Photo Gallery of Exquisite Interior Design as well as Architecture

Barn-like ceilings and a restrained palette of umbers usher in the comfort of a home designed with reverence for the land upon which it rests.

The Nature of Home by Jeffrey Dungan

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Inspirational quote about simplicity by Leonardo da Vinci on Hello Lovely Studio. #interiordesign #quotes #designquote #artquote #davinci

Do NOT miss this tour below of a timeless, tranquil, handsome home in Idaho!

Alison Pickart

Alison Pickart describes her approach to design as “a clever and proper eclecticism” as well as “layered (but understated) luxury.”

Alison Pickart designed interior is imbued with a sense of calm and comfort. #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign

In her masterfully created Vallejo Street project here, one gets a clear sense of the livable luxury she thoughtfully imagines and brings to life for clients.

Alison Pickart designed interior is imbued with a sense of calm and comfort. #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign

Ovals, circles, and feminine curves lend a glamorous vibe to a room shining with modern sensibilities and touches of rosy warmth.

Alison Pickart designed interior is imbued with a sense of calm and comfort. #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Timeless Design Expressions of Comfort: 4 Points of View as well as Interior Design Photos.

Notice the level of detail in this comforting bedroom’s lighting which must impart a glowingly romantic mood when the sun sets.

Alison Pickart designed interior is imbued with a sense of calm and comfort. #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Photo Gallery of Sophisticated Decor as well as Impeccable Craftsmanship

So much artfulness, architecture, and fluidity in Pickart’s artfully designed environments!

Alison Pickart designed interior is imbued with a sense of calm and comfort. #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign

Comforting textures from furnishings, a soothing palette, and a free-spirited playfulness contribute to the overall chic (without need to show off) factor.

Alison Pickart designed interior is imbued with a sense of calm and comfort. #interiordesign #sophisticateddecor #timelessdesign
Inspirational quote about interior design by Barbara Barry on Hello Lovely Studio. #quotes #interiordesign #designquote #barbarabarry

Ike Kligerman Barkley (IKB)

Breathtaking and handsome design in a Rocky Mountain retreat by IKB. #mountainlodge #interiordesign #luxuryhome
Interior Design Inspiration from Jeffrey Dungan, Alison Pickart and IKB as well as Tom Stringer.

This design firm IKB takes a very personal, hands-on approach to projects such as this Rocky Mountain retreat.

Breathtaking and handsome design in a Rocky Mountain retreat by IKB. #mountainlodge #interiordesign #luxuryhome

Utilizing both traditional handicraft and cutting-edge processes, they initially convey imagined designs with impressionistic watercolors and sketches.

Breathtaking and handsome design in a Rocky Mountain retreat by IKB. #mountainlodge #interiordesign #luxuryhome

Their passion for selecting high quality materials that improve with age is apparent in projects such as this handsome mountain lodge.

Breathtaking and handsome design in a Rocky Mountain retreat by IKB. #mountainlodge #interiordesign #luxuryhome
Interior Design Photos from Jeffrey Dungan, Alison Pickart and IKB as well as Tom Stringer.

The comfort of warm wood and stone, built-ins, and exquisite architectural details usher in a sense of timelessness and grounding.

Breathtaking and handsome design in a Rocky Mountain retreat by IKB. #mountainlodge #interiordesign #luxuryhome

Book by Ike Kligerman Barkley

Inspirational quote about interior design by William Morris on Hello Lovely Studio. #quotes #designquote #interiordesign #williammorris

Tom Stringer

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

One look at the handsome environment above, and it’s easy to take designer Tom Stringer at his word when he says, “There’s no one-size-fits-all ‘look’ to our projects.”

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Interior Design Photos from Jeffrey Dungan, Alison Pickart and IKB as well as Tom Stringer.

He further explains: “Each is specifically tailored to a client. If we do our job well, there should be no trace of us – just a happy client.”

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

To deliver a comforting retreat to a client with unique interests and needs surely necessitates a voyage of discovery for the designer.

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

There’s a comforting symmetry and balance to the design of this cozy conversational area (below).

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Interior Design Photos from Jeffrey Dungan, Alison Pickart and IKB as well as Tom Stringer.

And here’s a reminder a home library need not be stuffy and formal.

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

When a richly stained wood backdrop solidly spells comfort to you, a custom design to enhance everyday living (and maybe “every-night” nightcaps) follows.

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Sophisticated decor, timeless interior design and photos of luxury homes…certainly breathtaking indeed.

“Water is the source of my inspiration, and the vehicle for my freedom. It flows through my life as an individual, and as a designer – and has shown me a different way of seeing the world.” – Tom Stringer

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Inspirational quote about rustic elegance by Kelly Wearstler on Hello Lovely Studio. #interiordesign #quotes #designquote #kellywearstler #rusticandrefined
Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Sophisticated decor, timeless interior design and photos of luxury homes…certainly breathtaking indeed.

Who on earth can compete with the beauty and serenity of a birch forest? Um. Tom Stringer Design Partners are obviously up for the challenge.

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Inspirational quote about design on Hello Lovely Studio. #designquote #quotes #andreeputman
Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Sophisticated decor, timeless interior design and photos of luxury homes…certainly breathtaking indeed.
Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Inspirational quote on good design by Kelly Hoppen Hello Lovely Studio. #quotes #designquote #kellyhoppen #interiordesign
Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

Book by Tom Stringer

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

Is the starry twinkling ceiling, below, my favorite comforting design moment from this collection of magnificence? Perhaps. One can only imagine the cozy factor in here as the snow falls silently outdoors and the fire crackles away.

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe

But I could also get used to having my storage needs solved as splendidly as this…

Handsome, rugged, and rustic yet sophisticated and luxurious, this Tom Stringer designed interior oozes comfort. #interiordesign #mountainlodge #luxuryhome #rusticluxe
Inspirational quote about home and design by Le Corbusier on Hello Lovely Studio. #quotes #designquote #lecorbusier #interiordesign

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-michele

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6 Comments

  1. Usvintagewood
    April 1, 2020 / 12:29 am

    These timeless design expressions are truly stunning. I really appreciate stunning designs. These examples are the best I’ve ever seen.

    • Michele
      Author
      April 1, 2020 / 1:01 pm

      Thanks so much for reading. 🙂

  2. Amy Mann
    April 1, 2020 / 3:05 pm

    Wow Michele!
    These homes are so beautiful and thoughtfully designed.
    I wouldn’t mind sheltering-in-place in any of these! Thank you for curating these lovely images
    which have certainly brightened my day.
    Best,
    Amy M.

    • Michele
      Author
      April 1, 2020 / 11:03 pm

      Right!?! That is a great topic idea, Amy…thanks a million. 🙂

  3. Carole
    April 1, 2020 / 10:20 pm

    I can’t even speak. Your whole post took my breath away.

    • Michele
      Author
      April 1, 2020 / 11:01 pm

      They are exceptional architects and designers, that bunch! Thanks so much for reading, Carole.

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