Published at Friday, March 23rd 2018, 13:18:34 PM by Truda Dreyer. Living Room. 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.
Published at Thursday, March 15th 2018, 01:22:24 AM by Axelle Thys. Living Room. Then look inside the fireplace. The brick firebox is laid in a herringbone pattern. Subtle. The fauteuil facing the fireplace is a taupe velvet cut to create a 3D swirl pattern. And both the sofa and the club chair opposite it play the texture game with their small-weave diamonds. With the exception of the decorative pillows, the only non-textured pattern is at the windows. A tone-on-tone. Quiet. Elegant.
Published at Friday, January 12th 2018, 08:41:32 AM. Bookcases By Adaliz Moreau. Mixed proportions. The varying shelf heights in this custom piece allow for practical storage of fire pokers and firewood (lay felt down to protect the finish) on the lower shelf, and books and objects above.
Published at Tuesday, January 09th 2018, 07:39:13 AM. Living Room By Allegra Ossani. Built-in bookcases. Built-in bookcases are an ideal storage solution for traditional living rooms. To make sure the look doesn’t veer into contemporary territory, consider adding some decorative moulding around the perimeter, picture lights at the top, and be sure to use traditional hardware on cabinet doors. A simple design like this one courtesy of Nastasi Vail Design is ideal.
Published at Tuesday, January 02nd 2018, 06:52:49 AM. Living Room By Truda Dreyer. 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.
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 06:04:33 AM. Living Room By Gracia Castellano. 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.
Published at Saturday, December 16th 2017, 05:32:42 AM. Living Room By Delfina Stavros. Stone fireplace in a living room, A giant stone fireplace is the perfect starting point for a comfortable, traditionally decorated living room. Since traditional rooms rely on balance and symmetry, having such a distinct focal point to arrange furniture around is ideal. Designer Kim Regas used muted neutrals, soft textiles and inviting furniture to create a feeling of relaxed elegance.
Published at Sunday, December 10th 2017, 05:11:02 AM. Living Room By Laverne Lacroix. 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.
Published at Friday, December 08th 2017, 04:41:19 AM. Living Room By Hisolda Cox. Blue and white glamour in a living room. Although you occasionally see delicate arm chairs in traditional living rooms, the emphasis when it comes to seating is really on comfortable, sit-back-and-relax pieces. Traditional roll arm or William Birch sofas like the ones in this room from Villa Skovly are right at home, and more often than not they`re loaded with throw pillows to up the comfort level.