An Eames lounge chair paired with a contemporary floor lamp creates a reading nook with vintage flair in this family room. Concrete floors and floor-to-ceiling windows gain warmth when teamed with a wood-paneled accent wall. The petite gold side table adds a touch of glamor to the space.
A diamond-patterned area rug defines an eclectic living room, complete with contemporary leather sofa and Eames lounge chair. A large wall unit features classic Shaker cabinets and tongue-and-groove planks behind the television for added style.
For this lovely living room, designers found a pair of vintage Ib Kofod-Larsen 'Seal' lounge chairs that needed to be reupholstered. A trip to the wholesale tannery and a little custom work gave them a handsome new look at a much more budget-friendly cost.
“The update of a Midcentury home in Carmel, California had multiple goals, bringing 21st century comfort and LEED-certified energy efficiency to an older home, without increasing the footprint or sacrificing its vintage appeal,” says architect Mary Ann Schicketanz of Studio Schicketanz. Choosing Midcentury furnishings like the classic Bertoia Diamond Lounge Chairs, designed by sculptor Harry Bertoia for Knoll in 1952, helped create a look in keeping with the home’s architecture