Kentucky Derby Interior Design Ideas

Posted by Brielle Pastore on May 3, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Houzz Kentucky Derby

Today is the big day! The Kentucky Derby! We are going to celebrate the Kentucky Derby through inspired interior design and accent pieces. For all of you horse lovers out there, this blog post is for you!

The Kentucky Derby has been run every consecutive year since 1875! That is certainly something for us to celebrate! So ladies and gentleman, get your big hats and mint julep drinks ready! Travel around our store with us celebrating all of the interior design pieces that represent and remind us of the Kentucky Derby!

Uttermost Horse Lamp

Horse Accent Lamp. Your room needs to be well lit so that guests and friends can mingle in anticipation before the races begin. This horse accent lamp will bring the Kentucky Derby mindset to your room and will definitely act as a conversation piece. It is both functional and decorative! The Rathin Horse Lamp from Uttermost is the perfect accompaniment to your seating area. Crafted of crackled ivory ceramic, this accent piece features a dark brown glaze that gives it an authentic, vintage quality.

Uttermost Horse Statue

Teak Horse Sculpture. Although this piece is a little bulky, it would be an awesome addition to your space featured up on a mantle or displayed on a larger accent table. Bring equestrian elegance to your home with this sculpture! Hard-carved from natural teak wood, this unfinished sculpture features exquisite details that accentuate the existing cracks and grain variations in the wood.

Uttermost Clock Table

Clock Accent Cocktail Table. Gates open at 8am and the first race starts at 10:30 am. The post time for the Kentucky Derby is approximately 6:24 pm! With all of these times to remember, a large clock in the room is completely necessary! Keep track of time with this Cassem Clock Table! Riveted, vintage aluminum clock frame is upturned onto a weathered, industrial metal base in rusted patina with gear details. Subtle dents and ripples reflect its hand-hammered construction.

horse accent piece

Horse Accent Piece. This horse accent piece would look great in any home, especially when it is time to celebrate the Kentucky Derby. Rekindle a practical, laid back approach to entertaining and home decor with French Market inspired pieces. Made of reclaimed barn wood in a distressed finish, the Barn wood Running Horse has metal stand for tabletop display. Rustic decor for any home.

Thornton Flexsteel Sectional

A super large and super comfortable sectional sofa! The Thornton Sectional by Flexsteel is the perfect sectional to watch the Kentucky Derby on. It is functional and stylish to create a comfortable seating arrangement for your room.

To create your Kentucky Derby interior design, include other items such as polished brass accessories, worn out leather chairs and rich colored fabrics. Make a big statement by including various horse accent pieces. There are endless creative and inspirational ways to bring Kentucky Derby interior design into any home!

If you are interested in learning more about how you can incorporate horse accents or Kentucky Derby inspired design into your home, contact a design consultant today! Here at Kensington, we are super excited for the Kentucky Derby to start!


If you have any tips or tricks on how you incorporate the Kentucky Derby into your home design, comment below! We would love to learn and hear more about it!

Topics: Furniture Design, Interior Design