matthew patrick smyth Dining Room

In this New York City apartment, a smallish windowless space is transformed into a dining room with Moroccan flair. Every meal now feels like a getaway.

The room’s large scale, multi-hued, hand-printed wallpaper features a traditional North African star pattern, derived from a mosaic tiled wall.  The paper, when paired with a capiz shell chandelier, weighty stone table, vintage dining chairs, and a white resin mirror over a 1970s console, contributes to the dining room’s overall modern Moorish drama.

Image / Interior Design by Matthew Patrick Smyth, via Elle Decor /

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Author: Sarah Sarna

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