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Melanie Molesworth {Interior Stylist}

Melanie Molesworth is a freelance Interior Stylist who recently contacted me to share her portfolio. I thought you may find it inspiring since she’s worked on a few of the beautiful rooms we’ve seen in Livingetc magazine.

Notice the legs on the pink chair. :)
Photographer: Lisa Cohen, Key Magazine.

Photographer: Lisa Cohen, Livingetc.

I’m always excited when stylists reach out to me because I think that working for a magazine in that role must be challenging and a great push for a stylist to stay on top of trends and to constantly look for new creative ways to display things. Sometimes I see decorators and interior designers get stuck in ruts and continue to produce the same look over and over again, nothing that new or original. The same sofa flanked by end tables, a coffee table, zebra rug, and a stack of books somewhere topped with a shell. Then they move onto the next client and they pretty much get the same sofa-table-zebra-shell treatment. Although it’s important to have a signature look that defines your style as a professional in any field of design, it’s equally important to challenge yourself and learn new things to avoid creative stagnation.

Both images above photographed by Lina Ikse Bergman for Key magazine.

Melanie shows a great range and creativity and I really like her work. I’ll have to follow her blog regularly to check in on her projects. Thank you Melanie for writing in!

(images credited above)

Posted by decor8 in inspiration on March 12, 2008

Your comments...

  1. Carolina Eclectic commented
    March 12th, 2008 at 4:38pm

    I’m in love w/these photos. Great work.

  2. Diana commented
    March 12th, 2008 at 5:39pm

    Great post. I have a question for Melanie – how do you obtain a interior stylist career? I really want to get involved in this area, but I’m not sure where to start. Thanks!

  3. karina commented
    March 12th, 2008 at 7:17pm

    I love the first and second picture1!!!

  4. Whatever Dee-Dee wants commented
    March 12th, 2008 at 9:36pm

    Great pictures! I love the pink door in the first picture.

  5. SimplyGrove commented
    March 12th, 2008 at 10:09pm

    I think interior stylists are brilliant! How fun and exciting of a job. Melanie is so talented! All of those pics in Living Etc I have had bookmarked and look at all the time!

  6. windhula commented
    March 13th, 2008 at 1:32am

    I was watching House and Home on HGTV and saw the above lamp (next to the white radiator with the white shade) in two separate homes. I thought, “Wow, I love that lamp!” Then I see it again today in your blog. Must be law of attraction! Any idea where I can get it?

  7. Caitlin commented
    March 13th, 2008 at 1:51am

    beautiful inspiration! thank you for sharing this.

  8. Mrs.French commented
    March 13th, 2008 at 3:30am

    So beautiful! It makes me want to paint all my walls yellow and white…

  9. Husmusen commented
    April 20th, 2008 at 6:44am

    I really enjoyed thos post!

  10. Chloe commented
    October 2nd, 2008 at 5:05am

    I really want to speak to Melanie about her doing some work for us! Does anyone know how I can contact her?

  11. decor8 commented
    October 2nd, 2008 at 6:00am

    Hello Chloe,

    Try leaving a comment on her blog and perhaps she’ll reply to you there. Here’s the link.


  12. S.Capstone commented
    February 5th, 2013 at 3:47pm

    Melainie clearley has a natural sense of what really works in the interior decor world, and i think her works are quite brilliant, she knows a good decorator when she meets one !

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