The light wood of the circular dining table shines beautifully against the darker hardwood floor and distressed finish on the buffet. The coffered ceiling and open doorways keep the room feeling spacious. Silver chairs are a modern contrast to the traditional details, and the blue cushions add a touch of color to the neutral palette.
Curved chairs give this breakfast room a French influence around a traditional wood dining table with textured edges. A gorgeous chandelier with crystal charms adds a beautiful, feminine element to the room. Plants, fruit art and a fruit centerpiece bring a homey feel to finish the design.
A bay window with white roman shades lets sunshine splash over a large window bench with blue patterned seat cushion and neutral and blue throw pillows. A vibrant blue tufted chair pops against the bright setting of the room. A simple and stylish desk creates the perfect contemporary workspace.
Blue and gray patterned chair cushions add a touch of color against the neutral tones in this balcony design and the green from the surrounding palms. Natural wood creates a beautiful ceiling decoration over this sitting space and the circular fire pit area. A short wrought iron railing keeps the space feeling open and leaves an unobstructed view of the beautiful bay.
Coastal wood chairs with bright blue seat cushions are the perfect brightening element to surround the dark dining table. A centerpiece of white flowers adds natural texture to soften the look and add a personal touch. The open connection to the kitchen gives a spacious look to the room.
Wood fixtures and red walls create a warm and rich atmosphere perfect for formal dining. An oval wood dining table is surrounded with wood dining chairs with seat cushions upholstered with a red and gold diamond pattern. A large bay window brings in natural light to even out the heavy, rich design.
A built in shelving unit frames one side of the dining table and is complete with bench seating. The remaining sides are filled with white chairs with bright blue seat cushions. Decorative throw pillows tie in the bench with the chairs and add color tot he space. A crystal chandelier hangs over the dark dining table.
“To create this peaceful retreat above bustling Center City Philadelphia, we selected natural materials and finishes to bring softness and comfort to what had been a barren rooftop,” says designer Barbara Eberlein. “Teak furniture does not need to be stored indoors during the winter,” she notes, and “direct sunlight is mitigated with enormous cantilever umbrellas.” Get the same effect in your own city sanctuary with a single umbrella and a cushy all-weather armchair.
Blue cabinetry frames this inviting window seat and creates a monochromatic look over the space. A white roman shade compliments the bright, natural light of the window as it streams over the striped seat cushion and plush patterned pillows. A contemporary art fixture and bright floor rug add a peak of intrigue to the otherwise sweetly simple design.
My textile collection, Studio NYC, evokes a naturally-inspired yet urban vibe that allows me to mix and match patterns like Current and Riverbed, shown here on the napkins and seat cushions that are as at home in the country as they are in this home in the city.
Natural wood beams frame the entrance to this large window nook. A tufted olive green cushion gives height to the space, finished with a decorative mix of patterned throw pillows complimenting the neutral tones of the room. A star pendant light adds a fun, contemporary element to the space.
The vibrant patterns on these custom pillows relate well to the pattern of the Swiss cross wall decals and the bold, yellow sconce lighting. The wall of cushions provides a place to cozy up and read or nap.