Featured in The 2016 AD 100 list, Mario Buatta is an American interior decorator with over 50 years of expertise. He is known for his timeless interiors and as the Prince of Chintz, a printed cotton fabric with a flowery pattern printed on it. Buatta, one the most famous interior designers is also known for having VIP clients like Mariah Carey, Barbara Walters, socialite Patricia Altschul, Condé Nast’s Newhouse clan and his signature touches include richly glazed walls, plump upholstered furnishings, pattern combinations with élan. “No house is ever completed—you’re constantly changing, adding, collecting” is Mario Buatta’s design philosophy. Here are some of the best timeless interiors designed by Mario Buatta and some decorating ideas.
A lovely living room in a South Carolina mansion designed by Mario Buatta incorporating the chintz