Palettes: Silver Screen Style

Taking cues from classic films, three local designers create dramatic mood boards for showstopping media rooms.

Caper Classic

Photograph by Francine Zaslow, styling by Ann Fitzgerald/team

Interior designer Sarah Scales paid homage to heist thriller The Thomas Crown Affair—and late-1960s styles—in a criminally sophisticated room anchored by plush alpaca and leather textiles.

1. The Wellesley Collection “Burst” wool rug, Faber’s Rug Co. 2. Clodagh Core “Ripple” stoneware tile, Ann Sacks. 3. “Byron” cotton textile, Pindler. 4. Brentano “Zigzag” viscose textile, Studio 534. 5. Notre Monde “Mini” glass tray, Lekker Home. 6. Iittala “Aarne” whiskey glasses, Lekker Home. 7. Sandra Jordan “Prima Alpaca Plaid” alpaca textile, Studio 534. 8. Vintage crystal cigar ashtray, Leavitt & Peirce. 9. “Wonderwood” wood veneer, WolfGordon. 10. “Deco Wood” wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries. 11. Chess set, Leavitt & Peirce. 12. Agate coasters, West Elm. 13. Holland & Sherry “Arcadian” leather textile, Studio 534. 14. “Hague Blue” paint sample, Farrow & Ball. 15. Holland & Sherry “Othello” satin brass–oak hardware, “Monk” satin brass hardware, and “Sawtooth” antique bronze–walnut hardware, all Studio 534. 16. “Steve McQueen” sunglasses, Persol. 17. Holland & Sherry “Truss” leather textile, Studio 534. 18. Optix Collection polyester appliqué border, Samuel & Sons. 19. Barbara Barry “Groove” stoneware, Ann Sacks. 20. “Taffeta” glass tile, UltraGlas. 21. “Rivets” wallcoverings, Phillip Jeffries. 22. Studioart “Piano Cucito” leather wall tile, Donghia. 23. Sunbrella “Holloway” acrylic textile, Pindler. 24. “Burke” polyester textile, Pindler. 25. “Dot Inlay” box, Pottery Barn.

Emerald City Salute

Photograph by Francine Zaslow, styling by Ann Fitzgerald/team

Using the colors and characters of The Wizard of Oz as her guide, interior designer Kate Maloney Albiani envisioned a cozy tableau where whimsical pops of yellow and red complement dark textiles and marble finishes.

1. Carleton V “Willow” acrylic-cotton textile, Studio 534. 2. Cabochon “Resilla” silk-viscose textile, Osborne & Little. 3. Designers Guild “Garda” polyester textile, Osborne & Little. 4. Fornasetti “Scimmie” ceramic candle with lid, December Thieves. 5. “Bordeaux” silk-velvet pillow cover, Michele Varian. 6. “Agate” wallcovering, Stark. 7. Designers Guild “Sakiori” wallcovering, Osborne & Little. 8. Timothy De Clue Collection bath tablets, Flat of the Hill. 9. Coral & Tusk “Evil Eye” linen tea towel, Lekker Home. 10. Paper poppies, Nomad. 11. Colony Roma “Marly” linen-cotton textile, Scalamandré. 12. Cupcakes with fondant, Sweet Bakery. 13. Nina Campbell “Cantabria” viscose-cotton textile, Osborne & Little. 14. Couture blonde mink, Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs. 15. Jerry Pair Leather “Hide Society” aniline cowhide, Studio 534. 16. Anders Nørgaard “Blossom Lily” beech candle holder, Design Within Reach. 17. Rubelli for Bergamo Fabrics “Lin Vigoureux” linen textile, Donghia. 18 +19. Designers Guild “Delft Velvet” and “Riveau” cotton-viscose textiles, both Osborne & Little. 20. Pouch, Patch NYC. 21. Nero Marquina marble tile, DiscoverTile. 22. Pols Potten “Grandma” porcelain espresso cup and saucer, Lekker Home. 23. Polished onyx tile, DiscoverTile. 24. “Precious Poppies” gold-plated earrings with glass stone, Kate Spade. 25. Ceramic heart pendant, December Thieves. 26 + 27. “GI” and “Controlled Bubble” crystal knobs, both E.R. Butler & Co.

Nod to Nottingham

Photograph by Francine Zaslow, styling by Ann Fitzgerald/team

Interior designer Barbara Vail borrowed from Robin Hood’s forest setting to create a nature-inspired space with warm wood finishes, floral-printed fabric, and brass hardware.

1. Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles in the Air by Philip Jodidio (Taschen), Sault New England. 2. Blu Dot felt textile, Lekker Home. 3. Porta Romana “Flynn Gold” painted finish sample, Studio 534. 4 + 5. “Twill” wool textile and “Cortina” sisal-wool textile, both Merida. 6. Kravet Couture “Reimagined” viscose-cotton textile, Kravet. 7. Feather tray, Flat of the Hill. 8. The Wild Unknown “Animal Spirit” cards, Covet + Lou. 9. Lomasi “Arbor” wallcovering, the Romo Group. 10. Pouch, Patch NYC. 11. Kate Spade “Millwood” polyester-rayon textile, Kravet. 12. John Iversen bronze leaf pin, E.R. Butler & Co. 13. Austin Press cards, December Thieves. 14. John Robshaw “Tracery” polyester-acrylic textile, Duralee. 15. Gastón Y Daniela “Venecia” cotton-modacrylic textile, Kravet. 16. Vintage arrow pin, Patch NYC. 17. Chapati board, Hudson. 18. Key tray, December Thieves. 19. Highland Court “Sabine” cotton-wool textile, Duralee. 20. Ralph Lauren “Studio Linen” linen textile, Kravet. 21. Ceramic fox ring, December Thieves. 22. “Fauves” linen-cotton textile, Cowtan & Tout. 23 + 24. Oak and teak samples, both Ethnicraft. 25. Black Edition “Herbaria” viscose textile, the Romo Group. 26. Glass feather, December Thieves. 27. Cole & Son “Nottambule” wallcovering, Lee Jofa. 28. Pierre Frey “Domus” Trevira CS textile, the Martin Group. 29. “Edgecliff” brass pull, Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co. 30. Bronze jackrabbit, Willey Boston.