Alessandra Branca

Kips Bay Showhouse 2015 Alessandra Branca 4

At this year’s Kips Bay show house one room I absolutely loved was Alessandra Branca’s salon style living room. Alessandra dubbed her space, “Le Salon Rouge” which is quite appropriate seeing as though red is a signature color that permeates some of her best known designs. Her room for Kips Bay was, of course, was full of red accents set against a backdrop of red cotton voile ticking stripe upholstered on the walls. Such a lovely feature that enveloped the room and gave it a very cozy feel. There were so many lovely accents in this room from multiple sitting …


I recently visited the annual Hearst Designer Visions Showcase at Walker Tower in New York and was totally inspired by the color palette that designer Alessandra Branca used in the master bedroom of the model apartment she designed for Elle Decor. The walls and windows are covered in an acid green damask printed fabric called “Anna” from her line for Schumacher which she accented with shades of gray and coral, making  for a very unexpected color combination. Before I saw this space, I would have cringed at the thought of a bedroom covered in acid green but somehow this …