Published at Friday, July 27th 2018, 20:42:20 PM by Allegra Ossani. Bookcases. Quick sophistication. Quirky collections—like the owl figurines here—are just the thing to break up a book lineup. But this eclectic shelf illustrates another key concept to a polished shelf: Pull books to the front of the shelf. Pop-up shelves, crates climbing up the wall add another dimension to this living room, plus the chance to mix hung art in with the boxes.
Published at Thursday, March 22nd 2018, 02:11:12 AM by Jana Kearney. Living Room. Sophisticated living room, traditional design can be tricky, because if you use the wrong finishes it can quickly look dated. The main finishes to avoid are polished brass (too 80's) and chrome (too contemporary). Instead look for more muted metals that have a nice patina like the ones used in this traditional living room from Dayna Kaitlin Interiors. Think oil rubbed bronze and ever so slightly tarnished silver.
Published at Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 06:09:12 AM. Coffee Tables By Arlene Ivers. It’s a very elegant and stylish coffee table and it would good in just about any home. Of course, it would be best to have some other similar pieces so that it doesn’t look so different from the rest of the furniture.
Published at Monday, May 14th 2018, 16:39:53 PM. Living Room By Truda Dreyer. Warm colors in a living room, one of the hallmarks of traditional style is symmetry. While rooms aren't always made up of perfect mirror images, they are usually very well-balanced, both in terms of furniture and architecture. Notice in this traditional living room by Cameron Mobley Interior Design that although the armchairs are completely different from one another, they consist of a similar visual weight, balancing each other out and maintaining the symmetry of the space.
Published at Saturday, May 12th 2018, 17:43:55 PM. Living Room By Savanna Espino. Dramatic window treatments. To really bring home the traditional style, make sure to include dramatic floor-to-ceiling window treatments like the ones in this room decorated by Salvesen Graham. They can be pleated or not, have valances or not, and use tiebacks or not - but make sure they go all the way from the floor to the ceiling in order to get the full effect.
Published at Thursday, May 10th 2018, 20:02:37 PM. 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 Wednesday, May 09th 2018, 07:02:25 AM. Living Room By Gracia Castellano. 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.
Published at Tuesday, May 08th 2018, 20:51:54 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. Whether it´s the arms of a sofa or chair, a demi lune table, or a carved console, there´s a softness to furniture that gives traditional rooms an aura of relaxation. In this room from Stratus Group, you can see it in the seating, the light fixtures and the clock.
Published at Monday, May 07th 2018, 19:49:30 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. Elegance with an edge. So can a living room be elegant and edgy all at once? The Honolulu home of designer Marion Philpotts Miller suggests the answer is yes. Certain stately furnishings like a grand piano are fixtures of finery, and music-loving Miller is a fan.