Chloe Warner
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Living room / Library modern living room

Living room / Library

Living room with built in wraparound library shelves

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suchala wrote:
Would love details on the rug.
     Comment   June 21, 2013
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I would love the details on the rug too!
August 13, 2013 at 9:22am   
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lulud wrote:
Chairs - Is there any way to find out who makes these chairs? The wood framing is beautiful!
   Comment   October 24, 2012
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These chairs are mid-century Scoop chairs made by Carter Brothers.
March 17, 2013 at 8:40pm     
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Laura Borkenhagen
where did you purchase the scoop chairs? new or antique?
March 10, 2014 at 9:36am   
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janet55 wrote:
How deep are the shelves? I think they are the solution to my space problem.
   Comment   August 14, 2012
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Custom Home Planning Center
most commonly available are 11.5", but if your building them it is what ever you want given what your going to put on them.
September 27, 2012 at 11:58am   
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Thanks. I think 11.5" will be perfect.
September 27, 2012 at 2:31pm   
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nancywilliams14 wrote:
Shelves and Ladder - I love these slim shelves and the library ladder. Are they custom built, or can I find them for sale somewhere? Also, where did you find the ladder? Thank you!
   Comment   April 17, 2012
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Where can I get the shelving? I need one 24width
October 25, 2012 at 8:41pm   
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dmerrick13 wrote:
Library Ladder - I am very interested in the library ladder - is it custom made or available for order in a store/website?
     Comment   March 4, 2012
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Loo Poletti
I have the same question. I love this sleek ladder and shelving.
January 30, 2013 at 10:35am   
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creese21 wrote:
I'm interested in the coffee table - is it custom or available in a store/website?
   Comment   February 8, 2012
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Love the shelves and also the coffee table. The yellow couch and slightly brighter pillows are wonderful.
Where to purchase the coffee table?
October 24, 2012 at 9:41am   
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coffee table purchased from..?
April 3, 2013 at 10:57pm   
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bigrat121 wrote:
who makes the chairs?
   Comment   December 26, 2011
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Barbara Schaver @ Furnitureland South
These are similar from Thayer Coggin --- but no wood on the back. I have access to them if you are intersted... e-mail a request to me. My e-mail is
October 24, 2012 at 5:13pm   
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did anyone ever figure out where to get the chairs in that pic? i love the wood!
January 25, 2013 at 9:00am   
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Tammara Stroud Design wrote:
please supply the manufacturer of the chairs. thank you
   Comment   December 7, 2011
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Tammara Stroud Design
Love the chairs too, placed in my idea book but don't know the vendor. They look custom
October 27, 2012 at 4:41pm   
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Did anyone find out if the shelves and ladder are custom built or available for purchase?
October 13, 2013 at 9:53pm   
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melnorest wrote:
I think the wall paint is lovely. What is it?
   Comment   August 5, 2013
acbond wrote:
Sofa - I really like this sofa! Does anyone have any info on it???
   Comment   July 11, 2013
alexandria27 wrote:
Looking for new sofa - Did anyone find out who made the sofa?
   Comment   June 22, 2013
gosia502 wrote:
where are the shelves and ladder from - is there an option to have it in white?
   Comment   April 9, 2013 - Metal Shelving Racks For Storage wrote:
Where you the one that put this living room together? The Eames stool between the chairs looks great. - Where you the one that put this living room together? The Eames stool between the chairs looks great. This angle better showcase the wall book shelving and racks unit systems…
   Comment   January 3, 2013
sharonrosen wrote:
where did you get the gold light next to the sofa
   Comment   October 25, 2012
Sandra Alger, CID, Fresh Ideas by Sandy wrote:
Color on the Ceilings, Please - I am a designer as well, and would love to know the exact color on the ceiling. Thank you so much.
   Comment   October 10, 2012
Chrystie Scott wrote:
Who makes the window shade? Is that a sheer roman?
   Comment   June 17, 2012
gbarker358 wrote:
who makes the sofa? thank you
   Comment   May 21, 2012
mercra wrote:
where can i buy the mustard gold cushions? - so many golds are wrong shade!
   Comment   April 16, 2012

What Houzz contributors are saying:

The built-in bookshelves and rolling library ladder are both custom creations forged out of steel. The coffee table is made out of steel as well, and is another custom design from Redmond Aldrich. Vintage chairs with polished wood backs add a natural element to the space, and a canary yellow couch provides soft, warm color.Couch: Christian Liaigre
Lining a living room in bookshelves adds a cozy library feel. Start looking at typical office furniture with new eyes and continue that mindframe from room to room. It will help you switch things up around your house up and keep things fresh. Best of all, it will save you money. More:11 Ways to Create a Multipurpose Office SpaceCreate a Place for BooksGet Ideas for a Cozy Library Space
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3. Upholstery Purchasing a quality sofa or other piece of upholstered furniture that stands up to the demands of your lifestyle is always a good idea. Cotton blends that have a high percentage of polyester provide optimal stain resistance and long-term wear. An alternative: Shop local secondhand stores for pieces with solid wood construction and have them reupholstered in an upholstery-grade fabric of your choice. This can give you a high-quality item for the cost of a lower-quality new piece.

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