Published at Friday, July 20th 2018, 07:55:29 AM by Axelle Thys. 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 Monday, July 16th 2018, 17:32:13 PM. Living Room By Hisolda Cox. 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 Monday, July 16th 2018, 07:50:55 AM. Living Room By Gracia Castellano. 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, July 16th 2018, 07:44:46 AM. Living Room By Johanna Boesch. 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 Monday, July 16th 2018, 07:38:48 AM. Living Room By Elenora Tessaro. A large table in front of the fireplace divides the space into two conversation areas, and its yellow-and-white cotton striped skirt introduces a sunny spirit that’s essential for a room so large to feel livable. Matching sisal rugs define both sides of the room, and their Greek-key edges are banded in yellow to plant the palette underfoot.
Published at Sunday, July 15th 2018, 20:47:55 PM. Living Room By Delfina Stavros. Blue and white living room, If there`s one thing you can count on in traditional rooms it`s furniture with curved edges. While you may see a square or rectangular side or coffee table, the majority of pieces (particularly seating) will have soft edges and curved details.
Published at Sunday, July 15th 2018, 20:39:29 PM. Interior By Laverne Lacroix. All grown up. Jewel tones, like jade green, sapphire blue, ruby red, and orangey coral, fashionably fuse to form exceptional and slightly exotic environs. Draw your palette from a lively patterned fabric or oversize artwork featuring at least three jewel tones. Introduce the vibrant tones as solid-color lamps, vases, trims, and furnishings so they contribute a sense of vibrancy without overwhelming your design.
Published at Sunday, July 15th 2018, 08:51:07 AM. Living Room By Jana Kearney. 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.