Chinoiserie Chic

Historical – Romantic – Timeless

chinoiserie decor

Image via SF Girl by Bay

This beautiful decorating style has a long history. Dating back to the seventeenth century, chinoiserie has transformed through the generations. A mixture of East and West filled with romantic details and idyllic imagery, this cultured design theme has a lovely and ornate look. From Asian inspired fabrics to botanical wallpaper designs, chinoiserie can take on a variety of transformations.

chinoiserie wallpaper

Get lost in this gorgeous turquoise and gold wall scene – Chinoiserie Wallpaper via the Empress collection

wall mural

From designer gowns to porcelain vases, chinoiserie makes a chic statement on both – Images via Pinterest & The Pink Pagoda

wall murals

Two lovely wall murals with a chinoiserie style elegance – Images via Houzz & Chinoiserie Chic Blog

“The appeal of chinoiserie lies in the history of how it came about, it was the romantic European take on the Orient, melding different styles of Asian influences—Moorish, Chinese, Indian—that morphed into a style of its own.” – Decorator & Designer Bunny Williams

peacock wallpaper

A lovely chinoiserie peacock design that has a fascinating global allure – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

chinoiserie wallpaper

A lovely collection of chinoiserie wallpaper designs in varying hues – Image via Brewster Home Fashions

chinoiserie fabric

Beautiful chinoiserie fabric designs – Images via Houzz & Chinoiserie Chic Blog

somerset house wallpaper

A lush and exotic chinoiserie motif in two different colorways. Which color would you choose? – Images via Somerset House Collection by Beacon House

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