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Friday, June 29, 2012

Fabulous Room Friday 06.29.12

Veranda July 2012 Paris2

{The exuberant, yet cozy dining room features hand-painted, silk de Gournay wallcovering, custom chairs in Moore & Giles leather, the Large Paris Fleamarket Chandelier by Visual Comfort & Co. available at Circa Lighting, and a show-stopping tablecloth made from B&J Fabrics Ikat.}

This week’s fabulous room is part of a glamorous New York apartment designed by Nick Olsen which is featured in a stunning spread in the July/August issue of Veranda. I waffled back and forth trying to decide on a room for this post as each space is more beautiful than the last. Seriously, if you haven’t read this month’s issue, this spread is motivation enough to do it. You won’t be disappointed. Nick is wise beyond his years—this young designer’s taste for classic elegance is matched by his love of bold statements, resulting in spaces that feel vibrant, young, and very glamorous.

I must admit, I was initially drawn into this beautiful room by the fabulous ikat tablecloth. Shortly thereafter, I fell in love with everything else! The room is polished and formal, anchored by a classic marble fireplace, traditional mouldings, and a Parisian-style chandelier. It really comes alive through Nick’s selections from the white leather upholstery on the chairs which adds a decidedly modern touch, to the whimsy of the lambrequins he had crafted for the windows. What is your favorite element in this room?


{Image via Veranda}


carolyn bradford said...

I can see why you fell in love with this room! It's beautiful and I love the table skirt as well! Thanks for sharing!

Dawna Jones Design said...

Well I too was had by the ikat table cloth one of my favorite designs but I think the chairs do it for me I love the choice of the leather it gives quite a modern twist to the room. Thanks for the share.

Tinacious Me said...

How could i say no to that chandelier?
~ www.Tinacious.Me ~

Julie Khuu | Haute Khuuture said...'s those window treatments that really take it up a notch...a nod to the traditional, then BAM! Super fun and fresh silhouette with tons of natural lighting pouring right through them! Almost looks like a cutout of a 40's full skirted dress...very Hollywood Glam meets French countryside...J'adore!

Shasie said...

Ooooh very nice! I like it!
Shasie of Live Life in Style

Crescendo said...

nice post thanks for sharing

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quintessence said...

Totally agree - I wrote about this project a couple of weeks ago as well. Nick did a simply fabulous job!

Unknown said...

ahh!! So pretty!! i'm especially loving the color of those chairs! So feminine and elegant.


Marisa/Stylebeat said...

Nick is amazing I mean look at those valances!