French term that denotes Chinese-influenced style, became a fashionable top note in Hollywood Regency interiors, thanks to the fascination with Asian décor that arose in Old Hollywood (Grauman's Chinese Theatre, anyone?). Whether it appears in the guise of wallpaper, furniture, art or accents, it features
short-term design solution? They look neat and tailored in a casual way but will they look crumpled and wrinkled after a few years of use? Are they high maintenance? (Maybe I an thinking of my mother's slipcovers)
little in terms of space. I have a great bay window space in my kitchen that is perfect for a round table but one wall of the "bay" is actually a door to outside. A designer friend suggested closing it off but it is way too functional and useful to our busy family!