Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 06:04:33 AM by Gracia Castellano. Living Room. 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 Monday, April 16th 2018, 20:21:47 PM. Living Room By Jana Kearney. 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 Friday, April 13th 2018, 19:23:30 PM. Sofa By Alisanne Rousseau. Not all sofas have the same shape. The sofa in the example above has a slight curve to it. This is perfect if you have a focal point in your room that the sofa faces. Whether it may be a television or fireplace, everyone on the sofa can face it with ease due to the slight curvature.
Published at Thursday, April 12th 2018, 10:05:37 AM. Coffee Tables By Arlene Ivers. There a lot of different designs. And like this one, some of them also have storage spaces incorporated. That is so that you don’t get the feeling that the table is useless and maybe throw it away in order to get something more useful and functional.
Published at Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 11:00:19 AM. Coffee Tables By Arlene Ivers. Nowadays there are so many designs when it comes to coffee tables that it’s hard to decide on a single one. However, if you like simple and elegant pieces, the Kyoto coffe table might be the ones for you. As you might have already guessed, there’s a visible Japaneese influence in this table’s design.
Published at Monday, April 09th 2018, 10:06:52 AM. Living Room By Gracia Castellano. 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.
Published at Sunday, April 08th 2018, 09:59:27 AM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. 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 Saturday, April 07th 2018, 22:07:14 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. 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.