By Sing0. Living Room. At Thursday, June 07th 2018, 04:22:47 AM.
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.
Modern mix, who better than furniture designer Bob Williams to master the modern mix? In the living room of his home in Hickory, North Carolina, the cofounder of furniture manufacturer Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams pairs his new designs with vintage favorites from the mid-century.
Minimize technology, A common design dilemma in traditional rooms is how to incorporate modern technology like televisions. In this case the TV was placed above the fireplace in order to create a column effect and streamline the focal point, thus minimizing the impact of the television. In traditional spaces the more you can hide technology the better.
Enlightened comfort "Old Hollywood" style. Pastel shades of blue and linen also white grace this living–room in a stylish commendation to "Old Hollywood". The secret to 'Old Hollywood' manner is in the opulent details: tufted furniture with nail head trim and ´velvet pillows´ plus mirrored end‐tables with a white shag rug also metallic‐accents. But how to keep a pastel living–room from ´feeling’ too chilly also formal? Warm it up together with a prosperous espresso floor plus `fawn walls´.