Published at Friday, July 27th 2018, 20:42:20 PM by Allegra Ossani. Bookcases. Stair savvy. Staircase walls are notoriously difficult to deal with: If you hang photos, how do you line them up? If you paint the wall, does the color look equally good on both levels? Shelves make it easier—and create extra storage space. Special treatment, a cherry red bookshelf is like a shot of energy in this traditional home. The strong color acts like a frame for its contents, so give them some extra love with interesting bookends and small houseplants.
Published at Friday, July 27th 2018, 08:04:08 AM by Seana MacAleese. Living Room. Minimize technology, A common design dilemma in traditional rooms is how to incorporate modern technology like televisions. In this case the TV was placed above the fireplace in order to create a column effect and streamline the focal point, thus minimizing the impact of the television. In traditional spaces the more you can hide technology the better.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 17:18:44 PM by Gracia Castellano. Living Room. In fact, there´s a freshness to this space thanks to the tightly upholstered furniture, iron lantern and architectural details which make it look very current.
Published at Friday, July 27th 2018, 08:04:08 AM. Living Room By Seana MacAleese. Classic living room with modern touches. Just because a room is traditional it doesn't mean there isn't room for a great modern piece. This classic living room designed by Robinson Home is traditional in almost every way, but the lucite coffee table adds a modern uplift which pulls it into the present.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 17:18:44 PM. Living Room By Gracia Castellano. A room with warmth. In New York’s renowned Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse, designer Noel Jeffrey went against trend by allowing the living room’s original dark-stained woodwork to have its say. And it is the language of elegance.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 08:37:55 AM. Living Room By Alisanne Rousseau. 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, July 26th 2018, 07:51:47 AM. Living Room By Johanna Boesch. 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 Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 19:36:41 PM. Sofa By Chalina Fuentes. While it does provide plenty of seating opportunities, it still feels slight. When compared to other pieces in the room, it appears that the impact of the sofa on the space of the room is even smaller. This curved sofa sits around a round table in the center of the room. With a round table like this, a curved sofa allows all occupants to use the table space equally. This design is great for space economy.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 09:02:32 AM. Interior By Laverne Lacroix. Add seating with a window seat. Turn a window niche into a mini living area with a window seat. Choose slender, leggy furniture for small spaces because they take up less visual space. The eye is fooled into thinking the space is larger because you can see under and through these pieces of furniture. Add storage without eating up floor space by building shelves into the space between wall studs.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 05:38:37 AM. Coffee Tables By Berta Nucci. This work includes a contemporary coffee table in lacquered gloss white finish with open sides, curved lines, and made of transparent glass. It’s not an easy decision to choose a coffee table for your home. Coffee tables are usually a decorative piece. So there are a lot of different designs when it comes to this furniture piece.