Design that seamlessly marries masculine and feminine aesthetics makes for edgy, sophisticated interiors with a dynamic twist. The clever tension of opposites begets intelligent, unexpected mixology and subtle drama. We’re loving the genre-bending vibe conjured by dueling masculine and feminine silhouettes. From soulful curves to sharp architectural lines, we’ve rounded up our favorite abodes that feature raw androgynous appeal. Their irresistible vibes are full of artful, handsome detail and organic touches. These impeccably curated rooms are the best of both worlds.
Take a page from the Italians, anchoring masculine geometry with supple feminine counterpoints. This small bedroom makes the most of its tiny size by merging iconic lighting with a lust-worthy bookshelf and ample natural light. The combination of subtle geometry and unaffected cool is charismatic and bold.
Cool dove grays and pure whites feel sublimely sophisticated when highlighted by statement art in deep blue hues. Edited, sleek furniture in soft ethereal shades strikes the perfect balance of confident and relaxed.
This Memphis estate mixes classic and traditional forms with seamless pops of color. We especially love the soaring drama of the sky-high bed canopy and low platform bed pairing. Nothing reads stately drama like a spectrum of neutral hues and textural layering.
A master of restrained elegance, this stunning boudoir adeptly blends textural tweeds, contemporary art, and important vintage. The use of sculptural form and the odd flourish of metallic counterpoints provide an ideal foil for an understated neutral palette.
This bedroom proves navy can feel handsome and curated with the proper execution. Highlighting contemporary, clean lines with warm timber architecture adds a luxe dose of soul.
Natural accessories add a sense of movement and depth to this space. The palette of this chic and well-appointed bedroom is echoed from the decorative accents to the wall art. Get the look with vintage timber furnishings and bohemian-inspired accessories for that Cali-cool appeal.
What do you think of this masculine-feminine mix?
This post was originally published on June 6, 2016. Updated by Sacha Strebe.