Published at Thursday, March 22nd 2018, 02:11:12 AM by Jana Kearney. Living Room. Light blue living room. Traditional style is often associated with grand spaces, but there‘s no reason why a smaller space can‘t be decorated in an elegant, traditional way. This room has very high ceilings but not a lot of floor space, so designer Amanda Carol substituted a coffee table for two stools, used large scale art to balance out the window, and incorporated tall millwork over the mantel to draw the eye upwards. The result is a somewhat small space that appears much grander than it really is.
Published at Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 10:19:10 AM. Living Room By Berta Nucci. 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 Sunday, April 22nd 2018, 06:45:10 AM. Living Room By Alisanne Rousseau. This means no jewel tones, and certainly nothing overly bright or neon. Reds, blues, greens and yellows are right at home, as are every possible shade of white, taupe, beige and gray.
Published at Saturday, April 21st 2018, 13:19:53 PM. Living Room By Elenora Tessaro. By not painting the lovely paneled walls and fireplace, Jeffrey allowed the space to bask in the warmth of the wood’s rich grain. He underscored that warmth with creamy furniture upholsteries, a white rug, and billowy beige silk draperies that ensure a dramatic contrast between dark and light.
Published at Thursday, April 19th 2018, 08:25:51 AM. Living Room By Arlene Ivers. 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 Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 03:47:07 AM. Living Room By Truda Dreyer. Sterling design, Dove gray and attention to detail create serene sophistication in the living room of this Connecticut home overlooking Long Island Sound. “I didn’t want a beachy home so we went with dark floors and classic details,” says the owner, architectural designer Louise Brooks.
Published at Monday, April 16th 2018, 20:21:47 PM. Living Room By Robinette Leblanc. Seafoam green living room. Color is not uncommon in traditional living rooms, but as a general rule the colors are somewhat muted and don´t make a show of themselves, as demonstrated in this room by Walish & Stambaugh.
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.