(The Washington Post)

Incorporating global design into your home used to be tricky if you didn’t have the budget or time to travel overseas. But now, thanks to the Internet, faraway furnishings are more attainable. You can now achieve a well-traveled look with just a few clicks — no passport required.

Kensington-based interior designer Regan Billingsley, who plans to launch a line of artisan-designed, ethically sourced bedding next year, offered some suggestions on trendy yet timeless items that will help you achieve a global-inspired aesthetic.


(Restoration Hardware; West Elm)

SPLURGE: 31-inch Fulham leather ottoman in Italian Berkshire leather, chestnut(restorationhardware.com), left. SAVE: 32-inch West Elm leather ottoman (westelm.com).


(Sundance Catalog; World Market)

SPLURGE: Sunfarer stripe rectangle pillow (sundancecatalog.com), left. SAVE: Embroidered stripe lumbar pillow with pompoms ( worldmarket.com ).


(Anthropologie; Urban Outfitters)

SPLURGE: Shibori-printed Tillie armchair in indigo (anthropologie.com), left. SAVE: Bobo patterned lounge chair in blue (urbanoutfitters.com).


(Bliss Home and Design; Pottery Barn)

SPLURGE: Small bronze rain drum (blisshomeanddesign.com), left. SAVE: Frog drum mini accent table (potterybarn.com).


(Shop Candelabra; World Market)

SPLURGE: Corniche chandelier ( shopcandelabra.com ), left. SAVE: Large wood bead chandelier (worldmarket.com).

megan.mcdonough@washpost.com