Style All Keyed Up
Tracy Bulla -- Home Accents Today, August 1, 2007
Get ready to go Greek with a revival of the timeless key motif. Symbolizing
the eternal flow of things, the Meandros (meander) carries that philosophy into home accents as one of the most eternal, and popular, leitmotivs in design. Here, the context is a bit retro and distinctly groove-laden, but perfectly encapsulates the elusive quality of being both classic and modern.
All prices are suggested retail.
An elaborate arabesque sets off the sleek lines of Shine Home's Cary buffet, ending in key-derived legs.
Nailhead trim updates the plush velvet club chair from Rags, modernizing the Greek key motif ($4,272).
From Zrike, Jonathan Adler's Greek Key dinnerware boasts an edgy take on the classic motif in luscious lime and gold ($125, 16-piece set).
The arms of the elegant Romano lamp from Worlds Away mock the Greek key shape, offering an ode to neoclassic drama.
Swirling vines fan out from a central medallion pattern, accentuating the classical bent of KAS Rugs' Greek key-bordered Chateau design ($499, 5×8).
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