The upgraded fireplace is the star of this living room makeover. Cle tiles in a chic graphic pattern are the new surround; in gray and white, it's a handsome complement to the rest of the room's earth tones.
A sophisticated luxury salon designed by Drake/Anderson for the 2018 Kips Bay Decorator Show House brings together classicism and modernism wrapped in saffron, umber and ocher hues. The contemporary room has a crystal beaded and sequined chandelier, an upholstered velvet sofa in ocher and 19th century chairs covered with geometric fabric. The coffee tables are asymmetrical with brass and tiger’s eye gemstone. Statement pieces include abstract art and a bronze sculpture. The room opens to a mirrored bar.
Scour thrift stores and antique shops for brass coffee tables and other fixtures and you might find yourself transforming your living room from ho-hum to va-va-voom. Designer Rivers Spencer brings the glamour with choice gold features in this stunning living room.
The eye is drawn to an indented panel in the wall covered with black-and-white seashell-patterned wallpaper. A circular mirror adds a brightening effect over the wallpaper that matches the sunny, bright look of the white room. Patterned pink and blue throw pillows decorate the light blue sectional curved around a brass coffee table.
A charcoal gray ottoman acts as an elegant coffee table in this chic, contemporary living room. A brass tray holds ceramic white accessories and brings out the polished brass frame hanging on the wall.
Thin-frame brass chairs with purple upholstery and animal print swivel chair surround an ivory faux shagreen coffee table. Black details are placed throughout the room to balance the weight of the piano.
The designers wanted the living room to be approachable and sophisticated; furniture with lower seating was part of the plan. For warmth, they incorporated brass accents and more organic notes like the succulent and wood coffee table.
Mark your calendar for warehouses sales in your town. This brass and black glass coffee table was found at a warehouse sale and then used in a condo designed by Michael Habachy in The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.
Two bright orange wingback chairs along with two brass ring table lamps flank a simple mirrored coffee table in this contemporary living room. The orange hues are carried over into the artwork and area rug while the shape of the table lamps is reflected in the electric blue cushions of the front chairs.
Polygonal pieces help break up the typical rectangles and squares found in most rooms, says interior designer Kelley Lentini of House of Nomad, a Charlotte, N.C.-based firm. In a living room, a geometric brass and glass coffee table from Four Hands creates multidimensional interest.
A mix of luxurious textures combine to create this luxurious, contemporary living room. Soft shag chairs in white are framed in polished brass, a gray velvet ottoman coffee table, is topped with a metal tray, and hardwood floors peek out from underneath a plush gray rug.
The design wish behind this living room: Create a peaceful space that feels contemporary and yet honors the apartment's original details, like the exposed brick wall and the marble fireplace. Muted colors help those elements shine. The coffee table is made of a vintage Moroccan brass tea tray.