Palettes Inspired by The Great Gatsby, Ralph Lauren, and Savor

Four designers dream up plush mood boards, inspired by their favorite tomes, for the ultimate home library.

palettes great gatsby

Photographs by Francine Zaslow / Styling by Ann Fitzgerald/Team

Greater Than Gatsby

Inspired by Fitzgerald’s classic, interior designer Caroline Hughes’s room features art deco prints and metallic touches.

BOOK: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner.

1. “Everest” quartz sample, Viatera.
2. Ted Muehling for Nymphenburg porcelain bonbonnière, E.R. Butler & Co.
3. “Building Blocks” linen-cotton textile, Kravet Couture.
4. “Irish Silver” wall tile, Porcelanosa.
5. Zinc Textile “Testino” cotton-blend textile, the Romo Group.
6. Groundworks “Sparklers Linen” viscose textile, Lee Jofa.
7. Marble cutting board, Patch NYC.
8. Corian “Bedford Marble” tile, Home Depot.
9. Wendy Stevens stainless steel cardholder, E.R. Butler & Co.
10. Silver magnifying glass, Howard’s Flying Dragon Antiques.
11. Nymphenburg “Rose” porcelain table flower, E.R. Butler & Co.
12. + 13. “Metallic Dream Cow” dyed cowhides, Edelman Leather.
14. “Pin Seal” dyed cowhide, Edelman Leather.
15. Brentano Fabrics “Alloy” cotton blend textile, Donghia.
16. Candice Olson polyester-blend textile, Kravet.
17. Celerie Kemble “Glimmer” cotton-blend textile, Schumacher.
18. Lobmeyr “CrystalJelly” glass, E.R. Butler & Co.
19. Groundworks “Galaxy Sheer” cotton-blend textile, Lee Jofa.
20. Wendy Stevens “Rigatoni” stainless steel clutch, E.R. Butler & Co.
21. Groundworks “Louvered Maze” viscose textile, Lee Jofa.
22. Millefiori nickel paperweight, E.R. Butler & Co.
23. Cole & Son “Feather Fan” wall covering, Lee Jofa.
24. Chilewich “Dahlia” coaster, Lekker Home.

palettes ralph lauren

Photographs by Francine Zaslow / Styling by Ann Fitzgerald/Team

Homage to Lauren

Newton-based interior designers Catherine Skaletsky and Danielle McClure imagined a cozy-yet-sophisticated space featuring warm wool textiles, textured J.D. Staron rugs, and bronze accents.

BOOK: Ralph Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Rizzoli.

1. “Bocote” ebony bowl, Good.
2. “Deer” matches, Patch NYC.
3. Lue brass letter opener, December Thieves.
4. “Herringbone” wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries.
5. Antique oak cross-cut sample, Paris Ceramics.
6. Antique Italian pewter hardware, designers’ own.
7. “Stagwood” sommelier, Good.
8. Metal clip, Patch NYC.
9. “Gemstone” leather, Keleen Leathers.
10. Antique Italian pewter hardware, designers’ own.
11. “Malachite” porcelain coaster, Jonathan Adler.
12. Quartz-crystal box, Hudson.
13. “Caspar” glasses, Warby Parker.
14. “Brown Exotic” cowhide, Our House Designs.
15. Holland & Sherry “Patagonia” wool textile, Studio 534.
16. “Distressed Leather” dyed cowhide, Edelman Leather.
17. Handwoven wool carpet, J.D. Staron.
18. Antique magnifying glass, Marika’s Antiques.
19. Samuel & Sons “Corinthia” wool-linen textile, the Martin Group.
20. “Edge Hill Flannel” wool blend textile, Ralph Lauren.
21. Altai “Cammello” wool-cashmere textile, Loro Piana.
22. Altai “Vicuna” wool-cashmere textile, Loro Piana.
23. Golden Pony Workshop tassel lariat, December Thieves.
24. “Austin 2” cowhide carpet, J.D. Staron.
25. Iron scissors, December Thieves.
26. Claire Ginn ceramic tumbler, December Thieves.
27. + 28. Brass scissors, December Thieves.

palettes savor

Photographs by Francine Zaslow / Styling by Ann Fitzgerald/Team

Savor Nature

Local interior designer Kristina Crestin paired soothing neutrals and cool green prints with reclaimed wood to create a cooking enthusiast’s literary oasis.

BOOK: Savor: Rustic Recipes Inspired by Forest, Field, and Farm by Ilona Oppenheim, Artisan.

1. Acrylic-on-canvas paintings, Morgan Dyer.
2 .Porcelain nesting bowls, Patch NYC.
3. + 4. “Gilmore” cabinet pulls, Restoration Hardware.
5. Ted Muehling “Goose Egg” paperweight with 24-karat-gold finish, E.R. Butler & Co.
6. “Celery Mist” tile, DiscoverTile.
7. Wood sample, designer’s own.
8. Marble tile, DiscoverTile.
9. Bronze snail, E.R. Butler & Co.
10. Ceramic tile, DiscoverTile.
11. Druzy-quartz-and-brass knob, Anthropologie.
12. Ceramic tile, DiscoverTile.
13. Ted Boerner Collection cabinet pull, Rocky Mountain Hardware.
14. Reclaimed barn board, the Old House Parts Company.
15. Wood candle holder, Hudson.
16. “Links” linen textile, Galbraith & Paul.
17. Polyester blend textile, Kravet.
18. Zinc Textile “Billy” wool-mohair textile, the Romo Group.
19. MUD porcelain pickle dish, Lekker Home.
20. Jerry Pair Leather “Mr. Hide” hair-on-hide textile, Studio 534.
21. “Deauville” linen-wool textile, Créations Métaphores.
22. MUD porcelain jug, Lekker Home.
23. Galbraith & Paul “Diamond” linen textile, Studio 534.
24. Cotton-polyester textile, Kravet.
25. Dedar “Belsuede” linen-cotton-blend textile, Webster & Company.
26. Cotton-blend textile, Duralee Fabrics.
27. Great Plains “Mammoth” mohair textile, Webster & Company.
28. Lue brass coffee scoop, December Thieves.
29. Brass cabinet pull, Whitechapel.