Nathan Turner may be on the television show Million Dollar Decorator, but the Malibu home he shares with Eric Hughes demonstrates that fresh, exciting design can be performed on a reasonable budget. Turner’s use of wainscoting adds texture and interest, eliminating the need for tons of decorative objects.
A simple, vernacular bell becomes an artistic focal point when framed by white space. A cloche, or glass dome, is made nautical with a piece of rope. A sisal rug adds beachy texture without breaking the bank.
A graphic rug and modern art freshen the space without making it feel cold or commercial. Having a home with a casual, youthful aesthetic means the homeowner doesn’t have to “break the bank” keeping up with the Joneses.
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