Sometimes what really matters in a living room is the living part, and nothing aids that better than relaxed, casual furnishings and colors.
We recently pitted two professionals head to head in a debate-style conversation to figure out if it’s a good idea to hang a TV over a fireplace. Well, it’s safe to say the issue is far from resolved, but innovative solutions to pair a TV with a fire feature continue to arise.
For this new penthouse apartment in Chicago's River North neighborhood, design firm Cari Giannoulias Interiors created a masculine look in the master bedroom, perfect for the home’s bachelor owner, with graphic drapery fabric from Larsen Marlon. A boiled wool rug from Oscar Isberian and grasscloth wall covering from Phillip Jeffries add depth and comfort to the space.
Designer Ken Gemes created the living room of his 1920's Bronxville, New York, home around the fabric that he chose for the window treatments—a subtle hand-block printed linen from Tyler Graphics featuring shades of taupe and a smoky blue ground.