Inside the Stylish Spaces of 11 Top Comedians
We love design that doesn't take itself too seriously even more than we love a good joke. A blithe spirit and sunny outlook go a long way toward curating a space that feels livable yet chic. This week, we’re getting inspired by our favorite funny people with serious design moxie. From a confident use of color to witty accessories and expressive artwork, these spaces, belonging to some of the world’s top comedians, are packed to the hilt with personality. Check out their inspired homes below that promise to put you in a good mood.
A happy hued oversized work of art is the focal point of Handler’s stylish, well-appointed office. Designed by Shannon Wollack, the upbeat palette makes for perfect, lighthearted and cheerful companion to sleek, modern furnishings.
Turns out Nick Offerman is the ultimate man’s man in real life. His own Offerman Woodshop produced all the teak furniture in his shared California abode with his hilarious wife Megan Mullally. We love the way their space peppers in ultra-masculine woods amongst sophisticated, feminine elements. They clearly have the couple style mesh game down pat.
Megan Mullally's cozy, charming and understated Broadway dressing room is flush with crisp whites, iconic black prints and fresh florals. A serene, retreat to indulge between stage engagements, the affordable design elements include finds from Urban Outfitters to West Elm. Impressively non-prima donna material.
Ellen and Portia are serious design buffs with a portfolio to prove it. Their immaculately decorated homes range from a sophisticated take on a modern farmhouse to total Hollywood glam. Even with important vintage and a formidable art collection, the spaces remain inviting, warm and unintimidating—much like the comedian herself.
Teen Wolf and all-around, lovable funny man, Jason Bateman’s L.A. home is full of hunky, laid-back cool. Richly textured fabrics add depth and dimension while feeling effortlessly stylish. The look is a grown-up, smartly casual take on California bungalow style.
A masterclass in how to pull off a predominantly white color palette that remains kid-friendly, the home of Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld is good clean fun. An aesthetic of metropolitan chic blends soothing tones of whites and creams alongside. Blonde-on-blonde ambition.
The eclectic modernism of Steve Martin’s Santa Barbara pad is industrial with a distinctive, twist. The author, comedian, and accomplished banjo player shows an erudite disposition for cultured, unexpected design, concrete walls and all. Sherbert-tones hues amidst quiet grays lend an air of wild and crazy sophistication.
Designed by Roman and Williams, Ben Stiller’s home is the ultimate in traditional with a twist. Luscious dark hues, books for days and plenty of rich woods keeps the mood manly and intelligent.
The actor's former New York home juxtaposes clean modern lines with lush hunter greens, wood and teal accents.
Will Ferrell’s NYC digs combine effervescent, lively color with East Coast modernism. The loft space makes use of a range of bright primary tones and subdued, artful blacks and grays.
Australian comedian Tim Ross’s home gives key midcentury pieces a fresh voice with vibrant art selections and modern accouterments. Allowing an oversized print to be the focal point of a pared-down space grants fantastic movement without seeming at all fussed-over.
Twitter maven and author Kelly Oxford expertly weaves in colorful accents with cool, it-girl vintage in her L.A. office. Her style is improvisational and laid-back, full of dreamy California references and cheeky art.
Oxford's Palm Springs home is all unexpected pops of vibrant hues and raw, organic neutrals. We love the way whites and tans balance out the jelly-bean-bright shades of blues and greens. The look is sublimely fresh and fun, with a youthful yet intelligent soul.
Australian comedian Lehmo has the accessories game on lock. His home is embellished with a slew of thoughtfully curated conversation pieces. The vibe feels found, well-traveled and full of great stories.
Feeling inspired yet? What are your favorite features of these celeb homes? Tell us in the comments below.