Published at Sunday, April 29th 2018, 11:07:52 AM by Delfina Stavros. Living Room. Antique living room, while some say that the majority of floral fabrics went out with the 80s, fans of this old-world style know that they’ll always have a place in traditional rooms. When combined with other traditional items like Chinoiserie antiques and large scale gilt mirrors, floral fabrics can truly shine, as evidenced in this classic living room by J. Stephens Interiors.
Published at Monday, April 30th 2018, 05:51:32 AM by Carmelina Landi. Living Room. Whether it´s the arms of a sofa or chair, a demi lune table, or a carved console, there´s a softness to furniture that gives traditional rooms an aura of relaxation. In this room from Stratus Group, you can see it in the seating, the light fixtures and the clock.
Published at Friday, April 27th 2018, 10:52:57 AM by Carmelina Landi. Living Room. Sophisticated living room, traditional design can be tricky, because if you use the wrong finishes it can quickly look dated. The main finishes to avoid are polished brass (too 80's) and chrome (too contemporary). Instead look for more muted metals that have a nice patina like the ones used in this traditional living room from Dayna Kaitlin Interiors. Think oil rubbed bronze and ever so slightly tarnished silver.
Published at Thursday, May 10th 2018, 20:02:37 PM. Living Room By Laverne Lacroix. A room with warmth. In New York’s renowned Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse, designer Noel Jeffrey went against trend by allowing the living room’s original dark-stained woodwork to have its say. And it is the language of elegance.
Published at Wednesday, May 09th 2018, 07:02:25 AM. Living Room By Gracia Castellano. Elegance with an edge. So can a living room be elegant and edgy all at once? The Honolulu home of designer Marion Philpotts Miller suggests the answer is yes. Certain stately furnishings like a grand piano are fixtures of finery, and music-loving Miller is a fan.
Published at Tuesday, May 08th 2018, 20:51:54 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. A large table in front of the fireplace divides the space into two conversation areas, and its yellow-and-white cotton striped skirt introduces a sunny spirit that’s essential for a room so large to feel livable. Matching sisal rugs define both sides of the room, and their Greek-key edges are banded in yellow to plant the palette underfoot.
Published at Monday, May 07th 2018, 19:49:30 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. Light blue living room. Traditional style is often associated with grand spaces, but there‘s no reason why a smaller space can‘t be decorated in an elegant, traditional way. This room has very high ceilings but not a lot of floor space, so designer Amanda Carol substituted a coffee table for two stools, used large scale art to balance out the window, and incorporated tall millwork over the mantel to draw the eye upwards. The result is a somewhat small space that appears much grander than it really is.
Published at Friday, May 04th 2018, 22:28:29 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. Shades of blue in the living room. Just because a room is traditional it doesn´t mean it can´t still have one or two modern pieces. A mid century modern sputnik chandelier is the perfect addition to this traditional living room from VV Design. It creates contrast and adds an element of urban cool to this elegant space.
Published at Thursday, May 03rd 2018, 11:24:24 AM. Living Room By Hisolda Cox. Bold pattern in a living room. While traditional rooms have a reputation for being calm and relaxing, they do like to have a little fun by way of patterns. Plaids, toiles, stripes, and florals are all perfectly at home - especially large scale versions of these patterns, as featured in this room from So Cal Contractors. Geometrics and animal prints can also be incorporated, but use them sparingly as they can throw off the vibe and take the style in a different direction.
Published at Tuesday, May 01st 2018, 18:27:43 PM. Living Room By Delfina Stavros. High ceiling living room. Traditional rooms don't speak to any specific age group. A room like this one by Mosaic Architects could belong to a family or couple, young or old. There's a familiarity to it which is inherently comfortable, but it is definitely not old or dated.