French-American Family Room Strong reds and blues visually anchor this family room, a busy crossroads between kitchen, dining room, veranda, and stairs to the boys' wing upstairs. "The genesis of the family room was the fabric," says designer Tom Scheerer. "It's a French print with a kind of American aspect." Featured in April 2009. Toms Scheerer, Decor Ideas, Living Rooms, Fake Wood, Beaches Families, Interiors Design, Family Rooms, Fabrics, Families Rooms Design
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Markham Roberts - the walls alternate between white -painted stable boards and Stark Asia Kitchen Raffia
A Beautifully Painted Chest A chest in the master bedroom was painted to mimic the Clarence House Persian glazed cotton curtains and upholstery. Walls are Benjamin Moore Linen White.
This layout is easiest -- could be enough seating if the couch is long and there are 2 ottomans/poufs under TV. Or 2 chairs on each side? Or a loveseat on one or both sides? Plus, I like the built-ins to give our wall some balance.
Florida Family Room A stout wooden coffee table and a pair of Chesterfield sofas in leather and raw silk anchor the family room seating area. The Indonesian bowl echoes the patina of the shelves Abby Rizor made from scaffolding boards to display some of her favorite art and objects. Designed by Hattie Wolfe and Abby Rizor. Featured in September 2008.
A bit ot Paris - love the 1930's Eiffel Tower model from Indigo Seas, the silky drapes, a large original painting (just not this one!) the classic, timeless neutral fireplace, the facing white sofas, having floor seating and the log slice stool. Ditch the chandelier, mirrored table and pillow fabric choices. House Beautiful
Dark and Moody Living Room In a Manhattan apartment designed for a couple in the fashion world, Miles Redd lacquered walls in Farrow & Ball's Hague Blue, "a great way to do a moody color because of the way it reflects light. It doesn't look dark so much as rich." Featured in July 2009 issue.
Antique meets modern in the living room of a San Francisco Victorian. The palette is black and white, softened with neutrals and natural textures. Design: Ken Fulk