Can These Two Clashing Living-Room Pieces Live Together?
August 30, 2016 - table lamp
Marry a marble of a list with a upholstery’s intricacy. Brandon Quattrone, a partner in Los Angeles organisation Consort Design, said: “The rope of a white in a sofa’s genealogical weave looks like something you’d find forged in an ancient wall.” Hence his preference to move this exemplary late-19th-century Italian bust into a stylistic mix: The call in a enchantress Diana’s hair echoes a lounge pattern’s linework, he added, as does a furnish of her robe. And a bust’s material, white marble, syncs with a coffee table’s top. “The room would come opposite as being of someone who’s really traveled.” Marble Bust sole during Christie’s New York auction in 2011. Similar busts accessible during 1stdibs.com
Add a chair that’s classically curvy nonetheless nods to a table’s complicated simplicity. “The chair in a room indispensable to have seductiveness though not by tone or pattern,” pronounced Nashville interior engineer Chad James. So he chose what he sees as an updated chronicle of a 19th-century Germanic, or Biedermeier, wingback armchair. While a movable curves pronounce to a settlement and contours of a sofa, a plain black hair-on-cow-hide upholstery modernizes a design. Vidar Leather Chair, $2,900, revivalhome.com
Go for a seemly though machine-made lamp. Chris Weir, of Sausalito organisation Studio Collins Weir, pronounced he and his pattern partner wanted to “tie a organic, domestic peculiarity of a lounge to a quadratic machine-like form of a table.” This Bestlite black-metal building flare with chrome arms—a classical Bauhaus-inspired square in prolongation for 80 years—is clearly bureau made, “but a crawl of a crow neck and a unprotected cord have a soft, easy lines of a sofa,” pronounced Mr. Weir. Bestlite BL4 Matte Black Floor Lamp, $999, shophorne.com