By Sing0. Living Room. At Wednesday, June 06th 2018, 09:07:16 AM.
While an offbeat piece can certainly be incorporated as a contrast or statement piece, don`t stray too far from the traditional baseline. While it`s fun to experiment, if you're into really unexpected combinations, this probably isn't the style for you.
His eye for quality is revealed in his treasured old Lucite chair, Eames-style white leather armchair, and Frank Gehry cardboard chair, all of which mingle with his own clean-lined designs. Traditional toile draperies from Duralee and ice-blue walls set off the elegant mix.
Farrow & Ball’s “Skimming Stone” is painted on the walls, while the wood comes clean in the venerable paint company’s “All White.” Silver-gray cocktail and side tables pick up the thread of color from the room’s gray-and-white striped Elizabeth Eakins rug, while the furniture remains calm in white upholstery fabrics. Even the accessories on the fireplace wall’s shelves are pared down for importance. Most notable is the pair of antique lanterns on the middle shelves.
Coffee with "cream" on a wet day. Curl up with a steaming―cup of coffee or tea also a novel in this pacifying modern family–room. The palette is `composed´ of cool neutrals´monochromatic browns and cream plus gray. The rich brown sectional‐sofa is accented with cream plus gray`patterned cushions. A plush tan rug‐warms up the floor. Light–gray wall–paint pulls the coordinating gray components from the patterned―pillows plus lends a calming―influence.