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Love dark wall colors with cream/white trim. So cozy!

Trey Laird (NY advertising exec) recent townhome remodel by Jeffrey Bilhuber, as posted on Habitually Chic via Architectural Digest. Really liking dark lacquered walls contrasted with light trim.

Tommy Smythe

LOVE this room! Designed by Tommy Smythe via Canadian House & Home - Black lacquered walls, white trim, brass lighting and window hardware, toffee colored paint in inside of bookcase.

In the study, the Beare's collection of art looks polished yet unstuffy when hung in an informal arrangement.

East Side Address - Dec 2014/Jan 2015

East Side Address - Home Tours 2014 - Lonny - Robert Passal - handsome den with Sherwin Williams Well-Bread Brown on the walls.

In Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos's Manhattan apartment, which was designed by Michael S. Smith, the library's mirror and ottoman are by English Georgian; the sofa and armchair are by O. Henry House.

These Home Libraries are a Book Lover’s Dream

Alberto Pinto - Architectural DigestBlue and white Chinese porcelain is mounted here on green velvet walls. The chairs are Russian, the sofa is Italian. Green velvet, whether on walls, sofas, or pillo

Green Velvet (Chinoiserie Chic)

Bold color interiors — The Decorista

Bold color interiors — The Decorista

art house of windsor. table sarajevo

The columns, the fireplace, wonderful ottoman, color on chairs.like the idea of ottoman with pillows for kiddos.

SHELTER: contrasted neutrals for the modernist + traditionalist

contrasted neutrals for the modernist + traditionalist

When renovating her Atlanta home, designer Suzanne Kasler chose a rich palette of neutrals. In the master sitting room, Benjamin Moore’s Sandy Hook gray coats the walls; complementary shades are seen in the Nancy Corzine sofa and the metallic curtains.

Give your beloved tomes the spotlight they deserve with a splash of bright color on the bookcase, as was done in this 1935 Los Angeles house by Pamela Shamshiri of the interior design firm Commune.

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This Commune-designed Los Angeles living room, refurbished to reflect its William Haines design, features a sectional sofa upholstered in mohair.

The accessories in this dark blue room brighten everything up

Contrasting more subtly hued accents—think blush pillows and gray upholstery—with deep-blue walls can lend a bit of variety to the look without disrupting the overall equilibrium of the space.

A Designer’s Family Style - ELLEDecor.com

A Designer's Family Style

If you are in need of decorating ideas of how to make your living space more family friendly, then check out how one designer changed his swanky Manhattan pad into a family home.