By Sing0. Living Room. At Friday, July 27th 2018, 08:00:31 AM.
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.
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.
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.