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Three Cozy Mood Boards for Your Snug Breakfast Nook

Start your day on a high note with these breakfast nook–ready mood boards, created by local designers.


Photo by Nina Gallant / Styling by Erin Riley/Ennis, Inc.

Deep Thoughts

Moody hues and bold prints signal the coming of fall in this plush gathering space, dreamed up by Maven Interior Design principal Deborah Berger.

1 Yerra hide rug, Landry & Arcari.

2 “Parada” viscose textile, the Romo Group.

3 “Firenze” polyester textile, Maxwell Fabrics.

4 Black Edition “Aiko” cotton-viscose textile, the Romo Group.

5 “Pyrenees” cotton-polyester textile, Maxwell Fabrics.

6 “French Gray” faux raffia sample, Made Goods.

7 “Ebonized Ash” ash sample, Huston & Company.

8 “White Lizard” finish sample, Oomph.

9 Antique nickel finish sample, Visual Comfort & Co.

10 Vietri “Albero” spoon, European Manor.

11 Anatolia Tile + Stone “Mist” glass tile, Tiles Plus More.

12 “Irish” wall tile, Porcelanosa.

13 Wood finish sample, Selamat.

14 Lindsay Cowles wallcovering, Bradley.

15 “Ortiz” viscose textile, the Romo Group.

16 “Emile” acrylic-viscose textile, Schumacher.

17 “Essex Velvet” polyester-cotton textile, Thibaut.

18 “Barre City” wool-polyester rug, Landry & Arcari.

19 African bone box, designer’s own.

20 “Animaux” linen textile, Schumacher.

21 South African plume reed, Anthropologie.

Photo by Nina Gallant / Styling by Erin Riley/Ennis, Inc.

Second Nature

Keeler & Co. principal Laura Keeler Pierce envisioned a welcoming scheme anchored by organic materials such as wood and wool.

1 “Soho Hemp” wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries.

2 “White” finish sample, the Urban Electric Co.

3 Style Library “Cestino” wool-cotton textile, the Martin Group.

4 Emtek “Trail” brass pull, Period Furniture Hardware.

5 “Lurik” abaca rug, J.D. Staron.

6 “Campagne” linen-nylon textile, Schumacher.

7 Designers Guild “Brera Lino” linen textile, Osborne & Little.

8 “Loft” ash sample, Aronson Woodworks.

9 Hartmann&Forbes “Infused Bark” pulp-fiber window covering, the Martin Group.

10 Samuel & Sons “Cirque” pom-pom fringe trim, the Martin Group.

11 “Key Lime Pie” wood sample, Somerset Bay Home.

12 “Inara Tape” rayon-polyester trim, Schumacher.

13 “Turner” engineered white-oak sample, PID Floors.

14 “Scotch Flannel” wool textile, Pollack.

15 “Papou” viscose-linen textile, Pierre Frey.

16 Emtek “Trail” brass knob, Period Furniture Hardware.

17 Samuel & Sons “Palladio” wool-linen trim, the Martin Group.

18 Erin Flett “Lolli Pop Circle” glass, Greentail Table.

19 Celerie Kemble “Betwixt” cotton textile, Schumacher.

20 Samuel & Sons “Collingsville” linen tassel trim, the Martin Group.

21 Jerry Pair Leather “Like No Udder” hide, Studio 534.

22 “Hewn” brass sample, the Urban Electric Co.

23 “Seeded” glass sample, the Urban Electric Co.

24 “Wild West” leather-polyester textile, Pollack.

Photo by Nina Gallant / Styling by Erin Riley/Ennis, Inc.

Gold Standard

Eric Roseff, of the eponymous design firm, played with cheerful gold and blue tones to evoke the sights of Vernazza—a centuries-old fishing village on the northwest coast of Italy.

1 Encore Ceramics “York” ceramic tile, DiscoverTile.

2 “Cannes” hide rug, Kyle Bunting.

3 Vintage cabinet pulls, designer’s own.

4 “Explosion Blue” quartzite sample, Cumar.

5 Casamance “Kokedera” viscose-polyester textile, the Martin Group.

6 “Citrus Garden Tape” polyester textile, Schumacher.

7 “Tumbling Blocks” viscose-rayon trim, Schumacher.

8 Pavoni “Cocco” calf-stamp leather textile, the Romo Group.

9 “Pebble” porcelain salt and pepper shakers, Greentail Table.

10 Élitis “French Riviera” cotton-polyester textile, Studio 534.

11 Pavoni “Melody” semi-aniline hide, the Romo Group.

12 Vintage Fiestaware ceramic plate, designer’s own.

13 “Idora” viscose-cotton textile, Schumacher.

14 Élitis “Geïsha” wallcovering, Studio 534.

15 Vintage bamboo flatware, designer’s own.

16 Sandra Jordan “Prima Alpaca” wool textile, Studio 534.

17 “Denim” leather textile, Lance Woven Leather.

18 Linen fringe trim, Schumacher.