Vani Sayeed’s clients desired a soothing bedroom that would not feel boring. “They reached out because of our shared Indian heritage, and they thought I would understand their sensibility and love of color,” says the Newton-based interior designer, who is also a fine artist. Tapping into their shared heritage, Sayeed choose an Osborne & Little wallpaper that depicts a fanciful, forested Indian mountain range with monkeys, cows, and abundant foliage. “The bedroom faces conservation land with lots of greenery,” Sayeed says. “This classic rural scene helps bring the outside in.”
1 Black-stained nightstands from Crate & Barrel are purposely different from the existing sleigh bed. “The streamlined shape contrasts the bed’s curves and although substantial in size, does not feel heavy,” Sayeed says.
2 The ebonized lattice frame of the convex mirror holds the eye amidst the room’s many circular movements. Sayeed also likes its perspective. “The whole space is reflected in that one little circle,” she says.
3 Sayeed continued the Indian-inspired scheme with medallion motif bedding in the same