Saturday, July 12, 2008
check it out
Modern is a tricky thing. When trying to create a modern feel in your home there's the danger that it might look too sleek & austere or too hip and trendy. If you pick a modern piece of furniture how will it go with some of your more traditional furnishings? Do you go all modern or mix it up? What should you look for? Well, the answers are quite simple. Always look for well made even if it means you have to wait till you can afford it, especially when you are going for the big ticket items that should last (i.e. sofas, dng. tables, chairs, etc.) And if modern is your thing, or you want to add a modern mix to your existing style (which you totally can since modern tends to flow quite nicely with other styles due to it's simple, refined lines) go for classic not trendy. Here's an example of a place that gets it and does it quite well. Their nice too, that always helps.