Lindy DonnellyTraditional Dining Room, San Francisco
Custom oval shaped walnut table and metal base from Murray’s Ironworks. Dining chairs with amethyst colored faille fabric from Gaul Searson.
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Deep brown wood tones are paired with soft creams and a happy version of deep purple in this cozy seating nook. When pairing purple with the deeper wood tones, consider a shade that is a little lighter and warmer.
"The clients wanted a jewel- toned color palette and comfortable furniture with rich textures," says Donnelly. She used dining chairs from Gaul Searson upholstered in a cotton viscose blend fabric by Manuel Canovas. The custom dining table has a bronze-finished metal base.