In addition to being the origin of an entire industry and a catalyst city to some of the most inspiring personalities and stories, Hollywood is also a founding city to a decorating style that set precedence in the global design community. Hollywood Regency was born when Hollywood’s Golden Age revolutionary designers, like William Haines and Dorothy Draper, utilized it in their legendary projects. The style was quickly embraced by Hollywood as well as by the country’s most prominent and wealthy society figures.
A style defined by glitz and glamour, opulence and exaggeration, Hollywood Regency is making a full-throttled comeback propagated by today’s leading designers like Tord Boontje, Marcel Wanders and Jamie Hayon. Hollywood Regency is a style that is rooted in contradictions, and treats the home as the ultimate showcase, a place where cocktail parties originally took place. Minimal yet embellished, detailed yet simple, Hollywood Regency key hallmarks are: