Touches of whimsy keep this dark, traditional study from taking itself seriously. A modern, ethereal photograph is juxtaposed with collected antiquities displayed on rough-hewn shelves. A contemporary take on a Greek key pattern is playful when paired with a Louis XIV fauteuil chair.
Black and white mosaic tile makes a big impact on the fireplace surround in this light and bright living room. Traditional moldings and built-in bookshelves give the fireplace wall even more distinction. A red chair pops in the mostly neutral space.