Georgian Townhouse Living AreaTraditional Living Room, London

A harmonious colour palette of blacks, beiges and golds allows works of art to be brought into dramatic relief.

Living room library - traditional dark wood floor living room library idea in London with beige walls —  Houzz
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Mena wrote:May 12, 2015
  • Mena
    Thank you.
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    Thank you.
Wadha Khaled wrote:Oct 30, 2015
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    Oliver Burns

    The golden colour on the ceiling is gold leaf, which is applied by hand. Kind regards, OB

Bina wrote:Oct 29, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    Thank you, the scheme is black and gold.
Bina wrote:Oct 13, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    Thank you very much. The rug is the Military Brocade rug by Alexander McQueen for The Rug Company.
magster27 wrote:Sep 25, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    The Sofa's are from George Smith and the armchairs from Andrew Martin
yanknrebel wrote:Sep 21, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    It's a gold leaf gilt
MaryLou Wu wrote:Sep 21, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    Thank you. It's called Jacquard from Seltex Wallcoverings
poeface wrote:Sep 21, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    These were made bespoke for the space
Lucie Bélanger wrote:Sep 21, 2014
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    Oliver Burns
    It's black joinery with gold leaf

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Lara Sargent added this to Creative Ways to Mix and Match Your Sofas and ChairsMay 15, 2015

Balance it out. Lovers of symmetrical, considered design can shake up their seating with a more tailored approach and a bit of matching. This pair of plush button-backed chesterfields in an earthy hue is juxtaposed with two jet-black armchairs for a sense of poise and equilibrium but masses of drama, too. The balanced arrangement of seating echoes the balanced layout of the room, allowing the burnished gold ceiling to pull together the look with aplomb.

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Cathy Rebecca added this to Exploring Architecture: Discover the Secrets of Georgian StyleNov 13, 2014

Proportions. Georgian architecture is often described as being Palladian in style. This means it was influenced by Italian architect Andrea Palladio’s reinterpretation of ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Palladio’s buildings were characterized by understated elegance, subtle decoration and strict use of classical proportions. “In Georgian times, the classical lessons of proportioning were tremendously important. That’s why their buildings are so beautifully proportioned, with such lovely high ceilings,” says Hugo Tugman. Everything from the height of the baseboard and its relation to the size of the cornice was carefully calculated. “The proportioning systems don’t tell you how to design, but rather give you the tools with which to design,” Tugman says.

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Becky Harris added this to 15 Cool Rooms and the TV Shows They Want You to WatchSep 16, 2014

10. Madam Secretary (CBS, premieres Sept. 21). There’s something a little executive about this stately room, yet it’s full of elegance too, like Tea Leoni. Try out a little Madam Secretary in here. For now, serve up something fresh and organic, White House- veggie-garden style. We’ll update snack suggestions when we see what the secretary likes. Stay tuned …

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silkz12 added this to Edwardian12 hours ago

Sitting room glass fronted cabinet

87sz
87sz added this to bedroomJul 17, 2019

Ideal living room with few changes

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