Get the Look: Neat "Literary Nouveau" Style

Get the Look: Neat "Literary Nouveau" Style

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Esteban Cortez
Jan 16, 2017
(Image credit: BG Captures)

Book designers and Kevin and Emma are fascinated by clean lines, bold colors and "organized clutter." Their Kansas City apartment showcases all of these things, from the DIY shelving that holds their impressive book collection, to the black and white stripes on their IKEA rug. Check out the links below to get this style they call "Literary Nouveau" in your own home.

  1. Green chair — Similar: Pier 1
  2. Side table — Similar: Kirkland's
  3. Red tea kettle — Similar: Wayfair
  4. Rug — IKEA
  5. Throw pillow — Similar: Pottery Barn
  6. Sofa — IKEA
  7. Coffee table — Similar: IKEA
  8. Pink chair — Similar: World Market
  9. Bookshelves — Similar: Kohl's

→ See the full house tour: Book Designers Share "Literary Nouveau Style" in Kansas City


  1. Bench — Similar: Hayneedle
  2. Bed frame — IKEA
  3. Abstract painting — Shae Alexander Meyer
  4. Nightstand — IKEA
  5. Lamps — IKEA

  1. Standing desk — IKEA
  2. Typewriter — Similar: Craft Direct
  3. Filing cabinet — Similar: Pottery Barn
  4. Pink sofa/daybed — Similar: Anthropologie
  5. Drafting table — Similar: World Market
  6. Bar stool — IKEA

→ See the full house tour: Book Designers Share "Literary Nouveau Style" in Kansas City


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