Actor/Designer Bryan Batt on Bedroom Decor

Actor/Designer Bryan Batt on Bedroom Decor

Janel Laban
Oct 23, 2009

The Mad Men lovers in the Apartment Therapy readership will definitely recognize the man above - actor Bryan Batt plays Salavatore Romano on the ever-popular show. On screen, his character Sal has a red bedroom - in real life, Bryan's room is mellow and quietly glam....

...with a Crate and Barrel bed and Sferra coverlet. Off screen, Bryan is also a designer and home goods shop owner, so in the November issue of House Beautiful, he shares some of his decorating tips, gives sources on how to recreate this look on a budget and some quick quotes on his bedroom, decorating style and bedside beverage of choice:

"Your bedroom either has to be bright and full of life or dark like a cocoon, and I always go for dark. For years, having been in theater, I would go to sleep so late that I had to block out any light coming in so I could sleep in."

"I believe in mixing things. It doesn't always have to be the highest end. If it looks good, it's good."

"I'm a slob! I'm a little bit Oscar Madison, and my partner, Tom Cianfichi, is Felix Ungar. I'm the one who would come to bed with a cigar and a beer. Sometimes I do bring a martini, but there's no smoking allowed in bed."

Check out the full article in the November issue of House Beautiful and get the scoop on Bryan's New Orleans store Hazelnut right here.

(Image: Kerri McCaffety)

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