Elements of style: 15 butterfly decorations that take flight

Owls are too kitschy, deer too wintry. Our favorite spring fauna takes wing.
Retouching by Zach Vitale
Retouching by Zach Vitale

We’re in love with German designer Susanne Philippson’s clock (about $204, redcandy.co.uk). Rinekwall “Mariposas Amarillas” wallpaper from ADAC’s Martin Nash is the background ($250/yard, martinnash.com).

0315_butterfly014_oneuseonlyLepidoptera Maximus platter, $235, Switch Modern, 670 14th Street, switchmodern.com

0315_butterfly03_oneuseonly1938 black leather butterfly chair, $399, CB2, 1080 Peachtree Street, cb2.com

Picture 607Osborne & Little “Butterfly Garden” wallpaper, trade only, Ainsworth-Noah, ADAC, ainsworth-noah.com

0315_butterfly010_oneuseonlyPaper Dress, Butterflies, Dawn Wolfe Design, $440, One Kings Lane, onekingslane.com

0315_butterfly07_oneuseonlyMichael Aram Butterfly Ginkgo lamp, $950, Bloomingdale’s, Lenox Square, bloomingdales.com

0315_butterfly013_oneuseonlyPapillon sideboard, $11,195, Roche Bobois, 333 Buckhead Avenue, roche-bobois.com

0315_butterfly04_oneuseonlyYanagi butterfly stool, $760, Design Within Reach, 2451 Peachtree Road, dwr.com

0315_butterfly09_oneuseonly“Arum Lily” table lamp with paper butterflies, $89, AtLastCraftsbyMatchD, etsy.com

0315_butterfly05_oneuseonlyApostrophe chair in Christian Lacroix fabric, $3,300, Roche Bobois

Image 009Papillon Lucky Butterfly in Red mirror, $150, Neiman Marcus, Lenox Square, neimanmarcus.com

0315_butterfly011_oneuseonlyLime Gloss Swallowtail, Christopher Marley, $265, Stanton Home Furnishings, 1190 Huff Road, stantonhomefurnishings.com

0315_butterfly06_oneuseonlyLady B chair, $2,070, Roche Bobois

0315_butterfly08_oneuseonlyEntomo Black cake plate, $88, Switch Modern

Blue Skies and Butterflies Blue Skies and Butterflies print, $75, Charley Harper Art Studio, charleyharperartstudio.com

Retouching by Zach Vitale

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.