By Sing0. Living Room. At Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 08:59:56 AM.
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.
Panelled walls, Nothing says traditional like a room with mahogany or cherry panelled walls. Different from the cheap veneer paneling popular in the 1970’s, the solid wood, rich color and detailed millwork, like in this room from PFA Design Group, is a hallmark of traditional style.
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.