Mila Avdotya Fireplace January 25th, 2018
Prefabricated travertine or limestone. For a very traditional look consider a prefabricated fireplace of travertine or limestone. This look requires a mason experienced with framing as well as installation. Heavier pieces may need to be reinforced. $7.000 to $10.000 for prefabricated pieces shipping (which can be high due to weight and crating) and installation.
Irmentrud Vreni Ottoman December 07th, 2017
For a twist on the pouf trend look no farther than this leather piece from Ballard Designs. Striking a balance between sturdy and sweet it will make the rounds throughout your home.
Fioralba Emma Fireplace December 05th, 2017
Complete cohesion. Place the television directly on top of the fireplace and bring both of these focal draws together by surrounding them with wood and molding details in the same style. Consider painting the backs of flanking bookcases the same color as the fireplace for further design cohesion.
Adara Noya Ottoman December 04th, 2017
I love this yellow quilted piece. It's got a Mies Barcelona vibe brightened by vibrant color that's a fantastic fit with the white room and gorgeous view. This is a great example of how one low piece of furniture can add a whole new aesthetic dimension to a space.
Mila Avdotya Media Storage November 30th, 2017
It's tempting to try to repurpose a piece of vintage furniture or use a shelving unit buffet or console table as a media cabinet but there is a big difference between a standard cabinet and a media console.
Mariette Josephe Fireplace November 29th, 2017
Separate. Separating the television and fireplace within the same space is difficult to get right but it’s done masterfully here. The wood paneling running up the wall and over the ceiling to surround the fireplace wall makes for a perfect integration — it almost feels as if they are on the same wall. Think carefully about your furniture plan when you have two focal points in a living room. What would you and your guests prefer to see — the fireplace or the television?
Fioralba Emma Ottoman November 28th, 2017
This sea grass ottoman from Pottery Barn would be a versatile addition to a living room or porch. The nod to nautical sensibilities is a bonus for coastal living.
Adara Noya Fireplace November 27th, 2017
The fireplace is often the most commanding element in any room it’s in. Size and abundance of material are often factors but as renovation specialist Ron Parko points out our eyes are naturally drawn to the darkest object in a room anyway. Oftentimes that’s the firebox when it’s unlit. Naturally you want this element and everything that surrounds it to complement the rest of your home. In many older homes where large brick fireplaces prevail this can pose a challenge.