The writing desk in this transitional California bedroom features a polished chrome base topped by crimson shagreen leather. A scallop edge mirror and Klismos chair are simple yet sophisticated additions to the writing nook.
Gray and white patterned wallpaper pairs with a patchwork cowhide rug to create a dynamic backdrop for this Upper West Side dining room. A steel drum chandelier with a nickel finish counterbalances the more casual leather klismos chairs.
A zinc-topped round table is surrounded by wood and rattan klismos chairs, adding a contemporary touch to this transitional eat-in kitchen. A polished nickel chandelier illuminates the dining area and complements the pendant lighting over the island as well as the neutral walls and crisp white cabinetry.
A subtle-patterned wallpaper in lilac and white surrounds this kitchen with soft neutral color. Polished nickel light fixtures and fresh white cabinetry keep the space feeling bright and crisp. An informal dining area features a zinc tabletop and rattan klismos chairs, adding a contemporary touch to this transitional space.
This pingpong table is fit for adult play in a modern game room by Ginger Brewton, a Charleston, S.C., designer. No beanbags here. Instead, the seating includes mod Klismos chairs with curved backs. The room was in a Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta. The walls and ceiling are painted blue.
Bold draperies and a peacock blue sofa create an eye-catching vignette in this modern breakfast nook. A tufted velvet settee has a curved design that hugs the oval dining table, and three klismos chairs on the opposite side continue that custom fit without blocking the view. A collection of similarly framed prints adds interest on the walls.
Designer Alexa Hampton’s living room, called “Olympia Folly,” exudes neoclassicist style with fabric-draped walls and a ceiling painted by Chuck Fischer to look as if it was tented. She merged rich fabrics and patterns, including animal skin, along with temple artwork, a Klismos chair and even a Roman helmet. The room was in the 2018 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York City.
A custom 12-foot dining wood and aged iron dining table is surrounded by an elegant mix of upholstered seating, including an oversized pair of klismos-inspired chairs that bookend the table and give it visual weight. The cluster chandeliers and convex mirror emphasize the room's curves and connect with a crescent-shaped structural column that delineates the space.