If real life is getting in the way of your globe-trotting fantasies, comfort yourself with a well-traveled look at home. Global nomad style relies on a mix of textures, one-of-a-kind pieces like bold art and patterned rugs, and rich color. Here are 10 pieces that infuse a space with a range of influences from East to West.
Capiz Honeycomb Chandelier
This chandelier adds natural texture and a soft warm glow to a living room or dining room. Available at serenaandlily.com, $498-$558.
Bone and Resin Side Table
A graphic black-and-white chevron pattern plays well in a neutral living space. This faceted piece made in India does double duty as a footstool or a place to rest your drink. Available at westelm.com, $400.
John Robshaw “Mahzar” Duvet
Use a lively printed duvet cover to bring a cheerful vibe to a guest room. Available at johnrobshaw.com, $252.
Vintage Moroccan Wool Rug
A dynamic statement rug can anchor an otherwise neutral living room or bring a little spirit to your home office. Available at abchome.com, $2,800.
Deconstructed Juju Headdress
Ethically sourced from Cameroon, in Central Africa, feathers from a tribal headdress are laid flat, stitched by hand to linen, and framed in an acrylic box. Available at naturalcuriosities.com, $3,275.
Valerie Casado Porcelain Trays
Delicate handmade trays are exactly the kind of souvenir we dream about bringing home from a trip. Available at abchome.com, $125-$225.
Sweetgrass and Sisal Platters
Whether you prefer graphic black and white or a rainbow of brilliant shades, these handwoven platters look great individually or styled as multiples in an eye-catching vignette. Available at indegoafrica.com, $48-$200.
Reflections Bone Inlay Console
A crisp black and white palette contrasts with intricate inlay work on this desk to create a modern, sophisticated furniture choice. Available at wisteria.com, $1,999.
Anna Westerlund’s mixed-media ceramics bring a touch of whimsey to a room — and a smile to our lips. Available at anthropologie.com, $18-$32.
Embroidered Otomi Pillow Cover
Turn a plain couch into a Mexican fiesta with embroidered accent pillows from south of the border. Available at houzz.com, $100.