Cynthia Taylor-Luce
Interior Designers & Decorators
Sitting Room contemporary-family-room

Sitting Room

By the way, I see that a couple of people have interpreted this bookcase to have an open back, but it's actually pieces of mirror glued to the backing between the shelves. It's on the wall opposite the only window in the room and helps to reflect the light. I had the unit tapered so it's deeper at the bottom and shallower at the top. It is mounted on the wall with two decorative legs at the front to make it appear to be a free-standing unit.

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connollycourtney wrote:
Wall color - Whats the exact wall color?
   Comment   April 29, 2013
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
This colour was based on C2 Paint (C2-337) HUMMUS but it was mixed 175% strength (into Eggshell Latex). I'm glad you like it in the picture, but the picture doesn't quite show the exact colour. You're best to get some paint swatches in the brand you like which appear to be like what you see in the monitor. Otherwise you may end up with purchasing something unexpected, that won't go with your room's finishes and furnishings. Best of luck to you.
April 30, 2013 at 3:36AM   
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lynn8888 wrote:
Love the simple line of this fireplace. Where can I buy it or was it custom?
   Comment   April 21, 2013
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
There was an existing fireplace when the client purchased this property. We built the accent wall, and I designed the cantilevered mirror-backed display/bookcase on the right. I had my carpenter team built the fireplace surround to tie everything together and everything goes with the new hardwood floors. I'm glad you like it! :)
April 22, 2013 at 8:14PM   
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