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Living Room traditional living room

Living Room

Column-flanked bookcases create a visual definition of the living room and new front entry. The new open staircase adds a sculptural element to the space.

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gjhenders wrote:
proportions? - I love the entire design of this "pass-through" between rooms. Might you share the measurements of the book shelves (height, width and depth), the column's width, the opening, and the overall cased area? Approximations would be a-ok too! Thank you!
   Comment   November 9, 2012
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I'd love the dimensions also
July 25, 2013 at 10:42pm   
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bubbyofbb wrote:
Love your work love the floors with the off white architectural touches - can you tell me where this flooring came from ie: brand & type & color?
   Comment   August 20, 2012
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Thank you for taking the time to answer you are a good samaritan
August 22, 2012 at 12:57pm   
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do you know the dimensions of the columns and built-in bookcase?
May 5, 2013 at 11:54pm     
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tkincaid wrote:
wall color
   Comment   August 20, 2012
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Is that the color of the hallway or living room ?
March 23, 2013 at 10:50am   
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The hallway.
March 25, 2013 at 10:23am   
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Standard trims with simple profiles and square columns create this built-in room divider.

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hmridout added this to Living Room Ideas
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Built ins
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April 13, 2014
Half wall in dining room
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April 12, 2014
low built in bookcases with columns as room dividers.
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April 11, 2014
room divider
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April 9, 2014
Rbookcase room divider
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April 7, 2014
room divider
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April 7, 2014
bookshelf to attach wall to post
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April 5, 2014
wall color is Benjamin Moore Dunmore Cream HC-29 (hallway)
Pam Rajtik added this to pam_rajtik's ideas
April 4, 2014
Lindsay Ku added this to Family room
April 4, 2014
Love the columns and book cases!
Hannah Sanford added this to Ideas for Reno Phase 1
April 3, 2014
Entry way ideas with built-in storage options
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March 30, 2014
615 broadway
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March 30, 2014
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March 30, 2014
room divider for large room
Yvonne Lynch added this to living room
March 29, 2014
Column with bookshelf
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March 28, 2014
columns can be bigger than trim around the opening
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March 23, 2014
room dividers, staircase
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March 20, 2014
pillar and bookcase
Julie Deahl added this to julie_deahl's ideas
March 19, 2014
Between family room and kitchen ?
katherinetm added this to storage and details
March 17, 2014
built ins!
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March 17, 2014
simplicity of columns, width is same as cabinet
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Built in bookshelves!
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room divider
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March 12, 2014
room divider - could frame the living room from the entry rather than do a taller divider in the center like in the drawing.
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March 12, 2014
Like the framing and detail
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March 11, 2014
like the columns
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March 9, 2014
bookcase near door
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March 8, 2014
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March 8, 2014
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March 6, 2014
Partition: the columns to make it flow.
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March 2, 2014
Column dividers
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Room Divider idea1
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wall divider
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Built-in room divider
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Built-in bookshelf with column
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bookcase under columns
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Living room dining room
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room division
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February 2, 2014
Love look
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February 2, 2014
Great way to divide the house
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January 29, 2014
pillars and pony walls
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January 28, 2014
Nice divider
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January 25, 2014
Front hall
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January 24, 2014
built-ins under columns
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January 24, 2014
pillar and shelves
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Built in room dividers
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Room divider
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Room divided
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Room Divider
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January 20, 2014
built-ins and columns
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January 18, 2014
Room divider with bookcase
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January 16, 2014
Columns with built in shelving to divide dining from foyer.
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January 16, 2014
Trim around and at ceiling. Could we have ours cab open on both sides. Could then not build floor, just finish in step down. On LR side How deep. What goes on these shelves. Books or pretty stuff. Colectables?
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Space divider to separate entry from front living room.
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Room dividing columns & bookcases
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columns and shelving
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January 11, 2014
adjust our pony wall to something like this?
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January 11, 2014
divider with columns
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January 10, 2014
room dividers
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January 9, 2014
higher room divider and long. cubbies instead
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January 8, 2014
Like the shelving and columns.
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January 7, 2014
dividing living room from dining
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January 5, 2014
Living room divider
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January 4, 2014
Room divider
Deborah Vieira Design added this to Wright: Home Ideas
January 4, 2014
Could use a similar column/pony wall design with built-in shelves (facing the family room) for the back of the banquette
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January 4, 2014
Division of space is simple, useful and understated.
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January 3, 2014
built in with columns
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January 2, 2014
Pass through
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half walls with bookcases
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December 31, 2013
built-ins with columns
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December 31, 2013
This would look great between my liv. Rm. and din. Rm.
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December 30, 2013
room dividers
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December 29, 2013
room divide-into office space-no columns
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December 27, 2013
Colour scheme of the wall and wooden floors
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December 26, 2013
room divider
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December 22, 2013
Add glass doors to shelves. Like the supports.
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December 22, 2013
column after all?
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December 21, 2013
Bookcases as part of divders
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Entry setup
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Built in
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garrison entryway
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December 11, 2013
Do not like disjointed look of column over open shelves below, but is a spacesaver
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December 7, 2013
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December 5, 2013
built in room divider
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balance, cleanliness and possibility
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Newel post
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Room divider
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room divider
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Dunmore Cream
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Built ins
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November 21, 2013
The columns with the bookcases!!! Perfect! I'm doing this in my new home!!!
Amy Sklar Design Inc added this to Hill
November 20, 2013
built ins- definitely prefer straight VS tapered column
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November 19, 2013
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November 19, 2013
entry way, open up, add built ins...LOVE!
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Craftsman posts
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November 17, 2013
columns and storage
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November 17, 2013
Room divider instead of solid wall
Lynne added this to Room Dividers
November 17, 2013
to divide the living room from the courtyard entrance area, but it would still keep an opening to the living area from the sun porch. like how the bookcases are incorporated.
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November 15, 2013
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Room divider
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November 12, 2013
like a double pillar
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November 12, 2013
Room divider, could add coloured glass
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November 11, 2013
room divider
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November 11, 2013
Christine MacDonald added this to christine_macdonald1609504's ideas
November 11, 2013
Just what I'm looking for to divide dining area from new room!
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November 10, 2013
Christina Meibers added this to House Specifics
November 10, 2013
half wall book shelf
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November 10, 2013
divider from living to dining room?
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November 9, 2013
half walls with bookshelves
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November 9, 2013
divide two rooms
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November 9, 2013
side staircase
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November 7, 2013
Room divider. Tapered?
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November 5, 2013
Entrance patrician
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November 5, 2013
divider shelves with column
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Room separation
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entry divider
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October 31, 2013
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Room divider
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Room divider
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Book shelf pillars
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October 24, 2013
room divider
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October 23, 2013
Low book shelves
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October 23, 2013
dividing wall
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October 21, 2013
built in bookshelves
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trim piece around base of bookshelf
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October 20, 2013
Clean, simple, bookcase is right idea,
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October 18, 2013
similar to new entrance
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room divider
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Built in room divider
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October 14, 2013
hallway colour The wall color is Benjamin Moore Dunmore Cream HC-29
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October 12, 2013
simple column
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October 9, 2013
the design of the divider
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October 6, 2013
this could work for a long narrow basement
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Built in
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Bookcase& divider
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October 2, 2013
Concept for built ins to divide master bedroom from office
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September 30, 2013
Room separator 7
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September 28, 2013
Breaking up rooms?
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September 27, 2013
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September 27, 2013
knee walls for defining the space might make it too small
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Columns room dividers
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September 24, 2013
living room frame/columns
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room dividers
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September 24, 2013
Built in book shelves on one side would be nice too.
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Room Divider
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Divider wall with built-ins
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entry partit
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Low bookcase separater?
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sshort pony wall with beam to match longer pony wall to the left
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Separate room
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Dress up entry into living room.
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Room Dividers for open concept
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support posts with bookshelves
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columns, half wall, bookcase
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Room divider
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entryway divider
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columns for house and cottage kitchen
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divided but open
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book shelves/room divider
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Perfect divider
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2 pillars and a bookshelf
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between living and dining
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Room dividers to use space
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pillars and book case
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