July 1, 2007,
Blending the elegance of traditional and the simplicity of modern, our graceful tableau distills the best of both worlds. Lacking in excess ornamentation and adornment, subtle touches like damask and scroll motifs enhance the richly elegant roundup of French, Deco and Italianate styling. A glamorous, understated palette of black and gold ensures sophistication tartened with a crisp attitude of modernity.
|Deco influences shape Abbyson's DuPont streamlined chair, crafted in solid oak with an espresso veneer finish.|
|Dense damask sprawls in an allover pattern across the Couristan Gothic rug, deepening the rich and lustrous effect.|
|Hand-blown of Venetian glass, The Platt Collections' bowl diffuses light across a molten, golden surface with an artisanal sensibility.|
|Elegant lines lend grace to Safavieh's Normandy tufted cocktail table/ottoman, framed in solid oak with cotton and linen upholstery ($798).|
|Perfectly proper paisley elevates the posh appeal of House's understated line Euro sofa ($2,025).|
|Hand-painted scrolls and antique floral motifs flourish on Roma's classically Old World Florentine mirror ($799).|
|Sculpted arcs inter-sect in Artisans' hand-forged, wrought iron candlestick in an ode to modern elegance ($175).|
Finished in Italian silver leaf and black, the Zola chandelier from Currey & Company imparts a glamorous presence with dripping tassel detailing ($1,740).
Housed in a trans-lucent envelope vase, lush clusters of anemones create an elegant bouquet from New Growth Designs ($156).
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