No Joke: Outrageous Rooms That Are High on Design

A style of your own is no laughing matter -- after all, it’s what makes a house your home. That’s why we’re taking a look at eight rooms that are full of personality, color and ingenuity. It’s no joke that these interiors are high on design, a little outrageous and wonderfully unique.

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The Mod Squad

When you hear of the town Shelter Island, New York, we’re guessing you think of sea-salt-washed shingle siding and cool oceanic hues, not in-your-face glammed-up retro. But, the bungalow of Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan shakes up what an East Coast beach retreat looks like, with low-profile seating, rich browns and yellows offset with metallics and stone sculptures for a look that is ’70s cool.

Photo: Photo by Richard Powers for TASCHEN Interiors Now 3