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It only took one look at Rumi Neely's amazing home for us to see that the folks at Homepolish — the interior geniuses responsible for the fashion star's home makeover — know what they're doing. Whether it's a total renovation or finding the perfect finishing touches, Homepolish designers work by the hour to create balanced spaces that just work. For more design inspiration, follow @Homepolish.
With some apartments, it’s love at first sight. Homepolish designer, Michele Bitter’s Chelsea one-bedroom is no exception, merging Hollywood retro-glam with a playful streak: Pirate inspired accents are scattered throughout — a small tribute to her great, great, great, grandfather, who was a bona fide rum sniffer for the Royal Navy in Jamaica, and a bit of a family legend.
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Other showstoppers, like an atomic Sputnick chandelier and lucite accents, infuse the space with an added dose of midcentury style. “I always joke with people that it’s disco '70s but it's not anymore. Now it’s eclectic '70s with a little glam. Okay, a lot of hollywood glam,” says Michele.
Click through to see how Michele transformed her apartment into an inviting, playful retreat that radiates casual glam.
This post was originally published on December 3, 2013.