Radial balance is a type of balance which all elements radiate out from a center point in a circular fashion. All elements lead your eye towards the center. In this room the ceiling is an obvious form of radial balance. the beams all lead up to a center point on the ceiling. Bookshelves, Home Libraries, Book Storage, Living Room, Bookcas, Book Shelves, High Ceilings, Vaulted Ceilings, Reading Room
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NY home of literary agent Lynn Nesbit from Elle Decor, written by Julia Reed, photographed by William Waldron. The shelving, ladder, and lamps in the library are custom made, the mahogany table is by Rose Tarlow Melrose House, and the chairs are English Regency. There are actually two tables that can be pushed together lengthwise for dinner parties. Design by Courtney Coleman and Bill Brockschmidt (Coleman had done freelance work for Rose Tarlow).
Two Story Library This was another "what if" moment... When this sunken library was in construction, I looked up and said "What if we did a catwalk around the room?"... This is the result- a rich wood-paneled two story library with a reading niche on the second level. The stained and scored concrete features a sharp navigational star design in the middle... -Design by Champagne Chic Interiors