Jennifer Aniston's Designer Breaks Down Jen's New Home | Celebrity Homes | Architectural Digest

Jennifer Aniston's Designer Breaks Down Jen's New Home | Celebrity Homes | Architectural Digest

Jennifer Aniston’s interior designer Stephen Shadley talks with Architectural Digest Editor-in-Chief Amy Astley about the ‘zen’ style and designs of the new home Aniston shares with husband Justin Theroux.

Jennifer Aniston takes AD inside her dreamy California home high above Los Angeles, Jennifer Aniston crafts a scene of pure domestic bliss with husband Justin Theroux, a spectacular midcentury house, and a trio of very happy dogs.

Aniston’s latest residential project is the reimagining of a Bel Air house that was designed by architect A. Quincy Jones and completed in 1965.

The actress acquired the property in 2011, after selling her beloved Hal Levitt–designed home in L.A.’s Trousdale Estates enclave (AD, March 2010) and attempting to relocate to Manhattan—a move ultimately thwarted by the rabid paparazzi that swarmed outside her Greenwich Village apartment building. When she bought the Bel Air property, it had recently emerged from a renovation by architect Frederick Fisher, which, despite its sympathetic embrace of Jones’s vision, skewed a bit too cool and minimal for Aniston’s taste.

Aniston enlisted the aid of AD100 interior designer Stephen Shadley, with whom she had collaborated on her previous L.A. home, to perform a similar alchemy in Bel Air—namely, to preserve the modernist ethos of the original scheme while softening some of its sharp lines and outfitting the interior with tactile, organic finishes and furnishings.

Aniston seconds the notion, pointing to the vintage Jean Royère Polar Bear sofa, Jacques Adnet armchairs, and Mies van der Rohe daybed arranged in the living room. Aniston credits the home’s deftly layered interiors to a team effort, with important contributions by Shadley and L.A. designers Kathleen and Tommy Clements and Jane Hallworth. Theroux weighed in as well.

Aniston describes the centuries-spanning decor as “Old World meets New World,” a polyglot mix of hand-painted wallpaper and midcentury furniture, silk rugs and polished concrete, antique Japanese screens and Abstract Expressionist paintings. Yet for all the pedigreed pieces on display—artworks by Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, and Glenn Ligon; furnishings by Vladimir Kagan, Edward Wormley, and Arturo Pani—the real triumph rests in the harmony of the various decorative compositions within Shadley’s reconceived interior architecture.

Garden designer Marcello Villano and landscape architect Anne Attinger reorganized the alfresco spaces as a series of interconnected outdoor rooms, terraces, and Asian-inspired pocket gardens.

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  1. Priscilla Wagner on September 5, 2022 at 4:36 am

    I love her style! 🌼❤️

  2. Dina Mihelios on September 5, 2022 at 4:38 am

    Lovely house the Tiffany lamps leather brown armchairs in your office and beautiful round italian coffee table make the style elegant sophisticated

  3. Fire_Punch on September 5, 2022 at 4:39 am

    Throughout the whole thing, Amy just mimicked what Stephen was saying and/or complimented Jennifer. They could’ve taken anyone off the street and had the same ‘insights’.
    Kinda wish they could’ve just phased her out like Sally in the $26M "Onin" video once they realized only the lead designer knew what he was talking about. I understand these people are in positions to put themselves in the frame but they really inhibit the content from shining. This is like if WIRED had the Editor-in-Chief sit next to the experts and just blab next to them.
    LOVE Stephen, loved Jae Omar, but please cut the BS and make it just them.

  4. Doug Turn on September 5, 2022 at 4:39 am

    Who cares. Not me.

  5. Ambreen Iram on September 5, 2022 at 4:43 am

    He’s a great designer. Lovely home for beautiful Jennifer Aniston.

  6. Catherine Malian on September 5, 2022 at 4:43 am


  7. Nan Dasthakur on September 5, 2022 at 4:45 am


  8. Spooky Tyster on September 5, 2022 at 4:46 am

    Drabbb and boring

  9. Chairman Maf on September 5, 2022 at 4:46 am

    what a bunch of spoilt c@nts

  10. Maria Mermolia on September 5, 2022 at 4:47 am

    I love her style amazing

  11. Elia Gorayeb on September 5, 2022 at 4:47 am

    What’s with all the fluffyness? Fluffy pillows, fluffy carpets!
    Makes it look k-martish!

  12. Charles Taylor on September 5, 2022 at 4:49 am

    No Jah is not the best player, but he’s happy and he hot right now Kevin Durant is the best player.

  13. dirt bag on September 5, 2022 at 4:50 am

    Are you kidding. I’m soooo grateful to have a life of my very own unlike some who behave like flies buzzing around a back yard steamer. I stopped feeling sorry for myself about three minutes into this. Thank ya’ll so much. Go back to sleep, it was just a bad, bad dream and it might not ever be over.

  14. Isabel Brasil dos santos on September 5, 2022 at 4:51 am


  15. Dominique Calle on September 5, 2022 at 4:53 am

    Que estén habilitado los subtítulos en español por favor

  16. Shannon Phillips on September 5, 2022 at 4:53 am

    You can tell an older individual designed this place because that level of sophistication really doesn’t happen without a few years under your belt.

  17. Tosha Webster on September 5, 2022 at 4:54 am

    So beautiful 😍 I have a magazine of Jennifer Aniston older house I kept that book 📚 until this day I love the art pieces me too I have a kind of a little old soul which I have a few pieces that means so much to me if I’m to leave for somewhere else I would surely take them with me love it ❤️👍😇🙏

  18. Adeviya Teke on September 5, 2022 at 4:54 am

    Love everything about it..could you call the style wabi sabi ?

  19. Catherine Malian on September 5, 2022 at 4:54 am


  20. Umerbekova on September 5, 2022 at 4:55 am


  21. RDSE on September 5, 2022 at 4:57 am

    Picture discussion, live shooting house video may be interesting.asian touch to interior design.

  22. Arquitectura Casas Americanas on September 5, 2022 at 4:59 am

    Love the actress, love the house!

  23. Let It Roll on September 5, 2022 at 5:02 am

    Such expensive, overall uncomfortable furniture and unattractive art. But hey, it’s name brand and overpriced so it’s great, right?

  24. Johnny Pavkovich on September 5, 2022 at 5:04 am

    Jen should lik mud wresling with Carey from the TV show the king.of weens

  25. Andy on September 5, 2022 at 5:04 am

    Jen, I see your knees are uncovered in the fashion of …
    Do you need to cover them by a new fashion style?

  26. Maria Teresinha Giotolle Mendes on September 5, 2022 at 5:04 am

    Casa linda, adoro esse estilo

  27. sonalika ganguly on September 5, 2022 at 5:04 am

    OMG amazing design

  28. Kiran Holt on September 5, 2022 at 5:05 am

    Black is a very New York thing, very cool, elegant and chic!

  29. Carolyn Knaack on September 5, 2022 at 5:05 am

    And their marriage lasted?????

  30. Catherine Malian on September 5, 2022 at 5:11 am


  31. Paul Altman on September 5, 2022 at 5:11 am

    It sure was not a forever marriage!

  32. Cornerstone Thoughts on September 5, 2022 at 5:15 am

    I wonder if Jen thinks a man in her world is too much work for her and if she dates random people on the internet, lol. Yes I am asking. Shiny things are nice but they are not everything.

  33. Thesy Surface on September 5, 2022 at 5:16 am

    Good for her. After mass rape abuse and smearing for 10 years, I’ll act again…and expose those who contributed to evil 🙂

  34. Sheila C 🪴 on September 5, 2022 at 5:17 am

    How many times can they say "She" 🙄 and the simple fact "She" would go to such extreme, ummmmmmm 😕 that tells me all I need to know about Jen who couldn’t find Zen if you shown a spot light on it
    Not a fan sorry it’s alright everybody doesn’t have to be jenzaded

  35. Natalie on September 5, 2022 at 5:18 am

    The interviewer keeps interrruptiong the designer in the middle of his sentence to repeat what he is saying or to finish his sentences and it is really annoying to listen to lol

  36. e f on September 5, 2022 at 5:19 am

    Is she too “busy”?

  37. Karto Leksono Somad on September 5, 2022 at 5:19 am

    Asslm wbr salam sehat selalu bapal mbk salam dari INDONESIA

  38. Natalie Dimanche on September 5, 2022 at 5:21 am

    Beautiful design, bravo! And what a perfect match of that old Tiffany lamp plus Japanese tapestry in Jen’s office – can’t help admiring it!
    Still, it’s pretty weird to me how childless people "invest" tons of money into paintings by famous artists (Chagall, etc.)… in 20-30 or maximum 50 years from now she (Jen) will be gone with the wind, so who’s gonna enjoy the increased value of these paintings?
    Isn’t it better to support a few kids from poor families and pay for their education, to give them a better chance in this life?
    what a waste….

  39. Emanuela Comerio on September 5, 2022 at 5:22 am

    J hate that designe. it is too much and every bit of forniture is a master piece, but it is, for exemple, a shoe and a slipper; a tiffany and a Chagal (???????). why do you put a Tota Bar Shop in the room? J love Brownee House’s style in Bronx or in Broklyn, you know. No muss, no fuss, no confusion. Elegant and Minimal all together.

  40. Darlean Ashby on September 5, 2022 at 5:22 am

    Love this 😍

  41. Caoimhe Goggins on September 5, 2022 at 5:23 am

    He actually is the male version of Diane Keaton

  42. Danka Design on September 5, 2022 at 5:24 am

    I like that she appointed architect to talk about designing house and her influence during a process-many famous ppl forgetting to mantion designers name.He is humble nice man.

  43. Isabel Brasil dos santos on September 5, 2022 at 5:28 am

    Jennifer eres linda Natural Maravilhosa linda linda Natural.

  44. Melissa Hall on September 5, 2022 at 5:29 am

    Enjoyed this. Thanks for sharing. 🤍

  45. Karto Leksono Somad on September 5, 2022 at 5:29 am

    Asslm wbr salam bapak mbk semoga selalu sukses salam dari INDONESIA

  46. Dane Staber on September 5, 2022 at 5:31 am

    Amazing taste ! Love it .

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  48. where-there-is-love on September 5, 2022 at 5:35 am

    Would never have imagined that Jen would live in such a masculine house.
    It IS beautiful, stunning, perfect in many ways and Stephen is so lovely – the interior is SSSSSO butch imo.
    The garden and pool area are perfection, aren’t they.

    Much love to all xx

  49. MK Author on September 5, 2022 at 5:35 am

    I didn’t even bother watching this. Most celebrities care enough about fans to walk through their house. Jennifer clearly couldn’t be bothered.

  50. Hifibloke on September 5, 2022 at 5:35 am

    BS house….

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