Designing a living room, particularly a traditional one? Pictures of ornate furniture, elaborately patterned wallpaper and beautifully heavy curtains floating through your head? The term ‘traditional’ can mean a plethora of different things to different people and there is no established design formula. There are, however, a few simple guidelines that can help you evoke the traditional atmosphere.
COMBINE ELEMENTS OF OLD AND NEW
We are all for mixing and matching and when it comes to traditional living rooms, combining antiques with super modern pieces can give the space a fresh twist. We love how the Chesterfield velvet sofa in this living room sets the overall traditional tone but the minimalist coffee table and quirky lamp prevent the room from feeling too overdone.