By Sing0. Living Room. At Tuesday, June 05th 2018, 06:12:14 AM.
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.
Sterling design, Dove gray and attention to detail create serene sophistication in the living room of this Connecticut home overlooking Long Island Sound. “I didn’t want a beachy home so we went with dark floors and classic details,” says the owner, architectural designer Louise Brooks.
But she’s an equally avid supporter of visual arts including those with a modern bent. The living room’s lavender pod chandelier adds an edgy layer of complexity to the room’s design, making it as interesting as it is elegant.
Motif partners, a ’fabulously‘ bold patterned carpet dresses‐up white walls also serves as the creativity for this room´s tone design. Although the carpet plus ‘surrounding‘ textiles contain dissimilar motifs, they feature the same tones also therefore accompaniment each other. Select furniture together with solid–fabrics within the tone design to append ´stability´ also separate the motifs, like this blue―chair plus leather‐top coffee‐table.
`Simplicity` is key. Balance brilliant tones together with powerful neutrals for a look that’s colorful but "livable". Accents of peppy pink and lime–green also yellow are sprayed over a foundation of confident neutrals: on the brown chair and gray sofa also dark‐wood‐floors with black lighting.