Natural light illuminates this modern white bathroom vanity with Mont Blanc marble countertops. Traditional lampshade sconces frame the beveled mirror that hangs above, while a vase of flowers on the countertop adds a finishing touch.
Soft green walls in this dining room create an ideal backdrop to showcase the gilt-framed art to best advantage. A traditional wood sideboard and white chair rail and wainscoting give added elegance to the space while black lampshades act as visual punctuation marks that give definition to the space.
This traditional bedroom features cozy blue and cream bed linens and lace accents, giving the space a cottage feel. A cream colored nightstand with ornate hardware displays a bronze bed lamp and coordinating blue lampshade, picture frame, along with other accessories. The lighter blues of the linens and accents contrast well with the sand colored walls. A blue and cream striped roman shade controls light and adds visual interest to the room.
Blurry gray and black walls move around a large, circular dining table. Red velvet, brown velvet and plaid chairs alternate around the table and the crystal chandelier hanging above. The bold red from the chairs is echoed in the window curtains and sconce lampshades. Black molding borders the room and creates a decorative look on the ceiling.
A stunning fireplace surround draws you into this elegant sitting room, where a gray velvet chaise invites you to linger. A traditional oil painting and a pair of dark red vases add subtle color to the room's cool color palette.
This living room pairs together traditional all-over wood paneling with contemporary touches, like black and white artwork. A black cabinet with a heather gray front features a bar tray and several stacked books, while a white lampshade sconce hangs above.
The tan wicker chairs and simple round dining table keep this breakfast nook feeling casual and comfortable. The room maintains an eclectic look, mixing elements like a contemporary drum pendant lampshade with a more traditional dark wood hutch.
This detailed powder room boasts a baroque-esque flair with rich red wallpaper and a gilded rectangular mirror. Two traditional sconces with mini lampshades are positioned on either side of the mirror, while a light gray vanity with a darker gray granite countertop finishes off the regal look of the space.
This loft-style dining room features an eclectic vibe, blending a rustic farmhouse table with traditional brown leather armchairs at either end. Wicker chairs are positioned on either side of the table, while a vibrant yellow art canvas adds a modern touch. A mini lampshade chandelier finishes the look of the space.
A large entertainment center frames the flatscreen TV with shallow shelving, perfect for showing off personal style. A set of neutral chairs features a sleek black trim and single throw pillows with a sheen fabric finish. The area rug and lampshade sconces add a touch of traditional style to the contemporary-influenced design.
One of the reasons that African prints and patterns make quite a statement in the home, is the graphic nature of the designs. Many of the textile designs from the African continent are based upon mathematic principles and there is a distinct sense of geometry in pieces such as the popular Bogolan fabrics of Mali, more commonly referred to as, “mud cloth.” This traditional Malian textile has been reimagined by Nasozi Kakembo of xnasozi (http://www.osxnasozi.com/), as a modern drum shade (http://www.osxnasozi.com/product/mudcloth-inspired-handpainted-drum-lampshades-domino). The hand-painted design stands out with dots and x shapes that can be found in traditional mud cloth.