An Eclectic Mix — Keep it Chic by Preston Davis
March 11th, 2014
Rooms

An Eclectic Mix

This American couple’s Belgian apartment, in the March issue of Elle Decor, caught my eye. Or rather, pulled my heart strings. I grew up in homes with a similar aesthetic– Eames, Knoll, Mies van der Rohe, and George Nakashima furniture mixed with antiques and Oriental rugs. When my oldest daughter was a toddler, I gave away my Barcelona chairs fearing the sharp edges. Today, a Mies chair would shake up my living room nicely.

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Crepe midi dress

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Satin sandals

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Printed silk-chiffon midi dress

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Cross-body bag

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Striped silk shirt

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  • The huge windows and white walls caught my eye! The top photo has a very California feel. Love to mix furnishings for a quietly eclectic look. Beautiful.

    A Note On StyleMarch 11th, 2014  9:41 AM

     
  • I like that the interiors you post are minimalist, eclectic and mod! They are always inspiring to me. I especially like this interior with all of the classic knoll and Herman miller pieces.

    Sue TothMarch 11th, 2014  9:50 AM

     
  • It’s beautiful. I love a mixture of old and new furniture – and big windows to let lots of light in!

    That's Not My AgeMarch 11th, 2014  10:00 AM

     
  • Love these eclectic rooms, which a decorator once told me is the most difficult to do, and that you are also into decorating! I like fashion, however, my decor is more important to me.

    I have an Eames Lounge/Ottoman and virtually live in it when I am home because of back problem. I have yet to find anything that compares comfort wise.

    LouiseMarch 11th, 2014  1:26 PM

     
  • As usually, simple is always chic.

    MauraMarch 11th, 2014  4:04 PM

     

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