Kristen Rivoli Interior Design
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A mix of old and new to create a comfortable living area midcentury-living-room

A mix of old and new to create a comfortable living area

Renovation of a condo in the renowned Museum Tower bldg for a second generation owner looking to update the space for their young family. They desired a look that was comfortable, creating multi functioning spaces for all family members to enjoy, combining the iconic style of mid century modern designs and family heirlooms.


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December 12, 2012
Brittany Compton wrote:
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Of course!
    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 7:52PM
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Special area specifically designed for the function of reading. Form follows function.I'm putting that in my sitting area of our master suite.Now to find the right choice to store my books.
    Bookmark   November 25, 2013 at 11:36AM
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January 23, 2011
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Thanks a lot, annie. I admired its sleek design yet it's unobtrusive enough to be able to use it in a room that has a Colombo lamp - the big arc lamp - as well.
Thanks for your help!
    Bookmark   January 24, 2011 at 4:55PM
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Annie Thornton
It's a very versatile fixture. Good luck!
    Bookmark   January 24, 2011 at 6:29PM
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January 20, 2011
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Olena Newell
Thank you for the info.
    Bookmark   March 3, 2011 at 8:38PM
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Hi there. I also have several of these Eames chairs available — they are vintage. until the 1980s, these chairs were made with brazilian rosewood, which is no longer available due to environmental reasons. If you want a real design classic, you should get this chair with brazilian rosewood, as it was intended.
    Bookmark   February 20, 2014 at 6:29PM
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March 9, 2015
Sandra Harter wrote:
where can i purchase the recliner - where can i get the recliner
December 27, 2013
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June 29, 2013
jean20000 wrote:
I can see Don Draper sitting there luv the chair - Chair is great

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The Eames lounger with the view is a very popular spot for reading in this home.
Erika Ward - Erika Ward Interiors added this to Inspiring Materials: Metal Wire
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1. Comfort. When choosing a chair, a man's number-one concern is comfort. One of the things most men love is a high back so they can lean their head back to relax. The iconic Eames recliner is softly padded and has a nice high back and angled head rest. Frasier's dad liked it ... maybe your man will too.
Becky Harris added this to Modern Icons: The Eames Wire Base Table
At only 10" high, the table can sidle right up to an Eames Lounge Chair in an unobtrusive way.
The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is as fresh and beautiful today as it was when it debuted, almost six decades ago. In continuous production since the mid-1950s, this lounge chair has to be one of the most enduring examples of midcentury modernism at its finest.
Here's a closer look at the Scandinavian-American decor twosome, made all the more delectable in this scene with a cup of tea.

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I have this same chair but much older design, i would like to recover it!
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Eames. Top shelf.
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I want this chair. Love Eames.
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The openness and warmth of this design is beautiful. I have this chair but not the view...
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Similar to chair you liked at Novotel
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Why do people love this chair?
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Eames lounge chair
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gorgeous chair that begs to be lounged in
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Endtable - how does if stack?
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Designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1956, this is the gold standard for modern lounge chairs. Produced and licensed by Herman Miller – don't settle for a knock off.
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Nice chair!
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very comfortable
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Like basic style/ dimension , not finish
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Love the Eames chair
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Cool idea!!
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reading idea
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Oh, the beautiful Eames chair.
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Scandinavian Chair & Footstool Wood backed. Love it.
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Exactly setting I like in this area
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Große Liebe
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for the Hubby!!!
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library side table
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Eams Lounge Chair ~ my grandparents had one of these.
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Chair, setup
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i see our chair (restored) like this in the front corner
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Eamesing the city view!
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CH armchair....
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chair, lamp and table
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I've seen this setup in lots of model homes, type of chair, lighting and accent table. oldie but goodie.
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ALWAYS in style
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Side table
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The perfect blend of professional and comfortable
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Master bedroom
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I was thinking of this on the corner of the bedroom or living room but am looking for a cheaper Seat !!
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Eames lounge chair & ottoman
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Eames chair
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Eams. Duh!
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when can I have this?
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Great place to relax
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Great place to relax
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Vitra Style Lounge Chair & Ottoman Reproduction with a great view of the city.
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I have this chair
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Beautiful office chair - the wood is gorgeous
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This looks way too relaxing.
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Classics never die
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Awesome office chair
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Eames Chair
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My favorite
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how much?
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the sit idea
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This is where I will drink my coffee in 10 years
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50's Eames chair
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Eames lounge chair
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Criss chair.
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Tim's tv chair
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