By Chauvette Amely. Living Rooms. Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 21:57:16 PM.
Many successful artists and designers draw on the past for their innovative breakthroughs, and this principal certainly extends to interior decor too. It‘s hard to browse through design magazines without coming across a modern room that incorporates a standout Mid-Century chair, or an industrial kitchen that relies on the exciting colors of vintage appliances. This post examines 30 fabulous living rooms that infuse their contemporary sensibilities with classical design inspiration - these throwbacks range from architectural features to upholstery patterns and, most often, vintage-inspired furniture.
Besides the backlit “stay positive” panel, other creative sources of lighting include cove lighting above the window to the left and a row of rectangular frame lights above. This living room concept centers on a unique backlit wall system, as visualized by Who Cares?! Design. Dark panels embrace the full range of grayscale tones as they flow across the wall in continuous lines. The leftmost portion is more jagged and mountainous, with plenty of room for books and decoration. Several of the panels contain hidden drawers. A large sectional sofa set also addresses the library and television portions separately.
White wainscoting and paneled cabinetry bring back a homey aesthetic filled with memories of trends past. But check out that tropical backsplash designs! An acrylic panel over patterned wallpaper is all you need to get the look. Herringbone floors never go out of style. This interior contrasts streamlined minimalistic furniture against a luxurious atrium backdrop. Arched multi-lite windows were a common staple of early 20th century design. Traditional Asian influence embraces a layout that feels almost futuristic. Although “conversation pits” are still rare, they were sometimes included in high-end homes in the 50s, like the famed Miller House by Eero Saarinen.