Published at Sunday, July 01st 2018, 20:30:16 PM by Adaliz Moreau. Bookcases. Solo style. Floating shelves provide display space in previously forgotten spaces, like this seating nook. Since these command a lot of attention, be artful with your choices: photo books, unique souvenirs, and anything that could start a conversation belong here.
Published at Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 06:55:59 AM. Living Room By Delfina Stavros. Bold pattern in a living room. While traditional rooms have a reputation for being calm and relaxing, they do like to have a little fun by way of patterns. Plaids, toiles, stripes, and florals are all perfectly at home - especially large scale versions of these patterns, as featured in this room from So Cal Contractors. Geometrics and animal prints can also be incorporated, but use them sparingly as they can throw off the vibe and take the style in a different direction.
Published at Saturday, July 21st 2018, 08:48:39 AM. Living Room By Carmelina Landi. 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, July 21st 2018, 07:28:06 AM. Living Room By Arlene Ivers. Lovely and light living room. Making the right decorating decision sometimes means doing nothing at all. When a living room like the one in this East Hampton house is blessed with beautiful French doors and an abundance of light, a smart designer knows to leave well enough alone: Keep the windows undressed. Designer Larry Laslo did just that. He also enhanced the architecture’s airiness with a monochromatic palette of soft pearl and sand with dark wood accents.
Published at Saturday, July 21st 2018, 03:13:59 AM. Bookcases By Laverne Lacroix. Kitchen command center. Open shelves put dishware and utensils you use every day within easy reach. Farmhouse kitchen sink is from Waterworks. The troughlike porcelain sink is wide and deep. Brighten up a nook, create a colorful focal point in a small space by painting your shelves (including the back) a bright color. Here, pumpkin-colored shelves act as a backdrop to deep brown and burnt orange accessories.
Published at Friday, July 20th 2018, 20:47:35 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. Exposed beams in a living room. While it‘s normal to see a fair bit of color in traditional living rooms, an all neutral space like this one is more than acceptable. And while a lot of frills and details are also often found in traditional rooms, they are not mandatory. This room, designed by Markalunas Architecture Group, is more demure than most traditional spaces, but still fits in thanks to the architecture, materials, and symmetrical furniture arrangements.
Published at Friday, July 20th 2018, 07:55:29 AM. Living Room By Axelle Thys. 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 Friday, July 20th 2018, 07:54:50 AM. Living Room By Truda Dreyer. Long lasting style. Traditional style has stood the test of time for one simple reason - comfort. Elegant shapes, refined textiles, and a charmingly predictable sense of order make traditional style one that is always warm and welcoming. While decorating trends may change, traditional living rooms will always be in style.