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What does this mean: "Long chair" was created in 18th-century France with an arm, a cushion behind and a seat far enough to politely accommodate the legs extended by the nanny.
In the modern era of the 20 th and 1930s S, the recliner (
Pronounced shez long instead of chaze lounge because Americans often make mistakes)
When European designers redesigned it, it gained international visibility.
* Working principle: Lounge-
Richard Mel, an architect in New York, says ability equals longevity. A. It's Getty Center.
"This is a masterpiece of furniture," he said . "
"You are not lying in bed or sitting up like you are sitting in a chair.
You are in.
His favorite is the iconic 1928 tubular steel cowhide recliner by Swiss architect and designer Le Corbusier.
"* Where to Find It: This $1,709 neo-classical scroll recliner comes from the Mill Road of Baker; www. Kohlerinteriors. com.
* Looking for less: Sophie Chase, $1,199 for Pottery Barn; www. potterybarn. com.
What is the Klismos chair: This elegant chair was created in Greece in the 5 th century BC, influenced by the Egyptian style-
Known for its absolute purity in its form-
It is one of the most reinterpreted furniture designs.
It is characterized by military knives.
Legs in the shape of the front and back, the back is gently bent, in line with the human back.
Interior and furniture designer T. H. Robsjohn-
Gibbon has reduced the design of klismos to essentials, creating an exquisite modern style chair made of walnuts and woven leather, which is still being copied.
* Why does it work: "John Robles-
The shape of the gibbons is indeed right.
It's not bulky.
David Desmond, an interior designer in Los Angeles, said: "It is beautiful and light, and it is easy to stop and talk . " He believes that klismos's versatility is sufficient to adapt to the classical and modern design scheme and is also a formal work.
"This is not a lounge --
"The TV chair is just a sculpture," he said.
"* Where can I find it: Robsjohn-
As shown in the figure, the two chairs in Blackman Cruz, Los Angeles cost $16,500; (310)657-9228.
* Looking for less: Pompeii side chair, Kreiss Collection for $995; (310)657-3990.
Regent watch what it is: a mix of 19 th century ancient styles, mainly Greece, Egypt and Rome, Regent is a neo-classical design with architectural decoration, III.
Soles and domes.
* Why it works: using the ratio of pillars, urn and Greek key patterns, the Regent's watch "evokes a strong feeling of the old world, and contributed warmth to its environment, said Donna Livingston, an interior designer in Los Angeles.
While this aesthetic looks a bit grand, Regent also has a clear and logical look that allows for modern updates and can easily fit into almost any room.
Susan Rheinstein, the owner of Los Angeles, said it was a breakfast table for British Regent. A.
Hollyhock shop, working in a stylish contemporary room, "The lighting of French chairs and Art Deco in their 40 s looks great.
"* Where to Find It: Julian Chichester's breakfast table, as shown in the picture, has a $2,695 silver leaf mirror top at Grace housewares in Los Angeles; (310)476-7176.
* Looking for less: Collina is a steel base table with copper top for $799; at www. crateandbarrel. com.
* What is Parsons desktop: Jean-
Michelle Frank, a lecturer at the Paris studio at Parsons School of Design, designed this scale-perfect table in the middle1920s. Its secret?
The corner at the top has four square supports, the same thickness as the legs it stands on.
Made of scrap board and plastic board or high board
From the Park Avenue apartment to the student's first rental, Parsons tables are found everywhere.
* Why it works: the basic geometry of the Parsons table allows for diversity in size, shape and scale, including a console with two flat legs instead of four.
San Francisco interior designer Paul Wiseman said: "You can make it into a coffee table, a drink table, a table, a stool or a sofa table, and it always looks good to mix it with antiques or modern sculptures.
"* Where to Find It: lacqu cocktail table for $1,500 Jonathan Adler, Los Angeles; (323)658-8390.
* Looking for less: Happy side table with $128 transparent polycarbonate in Kartell, West Hollywood; (310)271-0178.
** Wing chair what it is: also known as the "grandfather chair", this tall cushion was created in the late 17 th century to protect occupants from the draft.
The cushion "wing" panel extends forward from the back of the chair (
Help you stand upright if you nod)
Bend into a padded arm.
* Why does it work: sitting on wooden legs, chairs can be big with old wings
New York interior designer John Barman said the school rolled up its arms or stood, the smallest in the 21st century, still "looks good in the room because it is open below ".
Changing the shape and proportion of traditionally bent wings and arms, he added, "allows it to be interpreted as a modern style, but still has the same unique look.
* Where can I find it: this Devon wing chair, $2,213 (
Fabric not included)
This is a curve-like update to the classic shape, from Baker's milling road series, www. Kohlerinteriors. com.
* Looking for less: Milford chair, starting at $719, www. ethanallen. com.
* What is it: functional support in a classic structure, columns exist independently as a base or sculpture, adding architectural interest and vertical elements to the space.
* How it works: whether it is smooth or gorgeous, real or artificial, marble or wood, the Post is an icon that combines with formal aesthetics for the smallest and modern
"One column represents the firmness and strength, the beauty of the material, and the simplicity of the design," said Matthew White, an interior designer in Pasadena and New York . ".
"It also evokes the connection between ancient times and our past.
"* Where can it be found: columns in 17 to 19 th century wood, sandstone, granite and marble, $900 to $20,000 from Culver City Singh import; (310)559-3826.
* Looking for less: from the surface of the artery, the suggested retail price of the Rust silver base is $450 to $495; (877)488-8866.
What is it: hanging candle holders for UK-
In the 11 th century, the Saxon church provided the basic form for the chandelier, which has since been made of wood, iron, bronze, brass, and even gold and silver, decorated with chains and pears --
Cut the shape drops in the glass and crystal.
* How it works: the chandelier, as a lighting device, is suitable for any design type including Mediterranean and modern;
Like a piece of jewelry, it creates a striking focus that depicts a room in the best light possible.
"This is the only time you have effectively used a set of lights," said Rose Tarlow, an interior designer in Los Angeles . ".
"If you use a ceiling light, it will cast an unflattering shadow on your face.
With the chandelier, the light is on and there is no reflection on the face.
"* Where can I find it: Bellagio shown here, $5,760 from West Hollywood Jeffrey Stevens; (310)652-3050.
* Looking for less: Purple crystal and amber glass chandelier, $100 from www. 1. anthropologie. com.
Chesterfield sofaWHAT it is: Chesterfield was born in Europe in the 17 th century and was widely popular during the reign of Queen Victoria.
The seat height of classic Chesterfield is below 20 inch, which is shorter than the ordinary sofa. although the weight is too large, it is still skillful.
The back is arched, the arms are luxurious rolling, and the Deep tufting not only adds to the pattern, but also creates a pleasing rhythm.
* Why it works: "This is the only sofa that fits from a completely traditional British club to a modern one, depending on what you cover it with," said Peter Dunham, an interior designer in Los Angeles.
In the library, the shabby leather looks extravagant.
Cover it in white or some crazy red for a modern look.
* Where to Find It: Chesterfield, leather button, George Smith, Los Angeles, starting at $13,280; (310)360-0880.
* Places not found: Commonwealth sofa in Thomas Ville, Pasadena, $2,299; (626)683-0200 or www. thomasville. com.
* What is the Oriental carpet: first woven in Central and West Asia more than 2,500 years ago, used as the only "furniture" in the tent doorway, tomb covering and residence ", these lush wool carpets were refined into extraordinary works of art in the 16th-century Persian.
Until the 19 th century, they were all colored with plant dyes, which, over time, became soft in their vitality and added to their patina.
Although ancient dyeing methods have revived, modern carpets often have synthetic tones.
The difference is to wet a piece of cloth and rub it on the carpet.
If the dye drops, it may be a modern chemical.
* Why it works: Los Angeles interior designer Thomas Beaton says the Oriental carpet is "a painting of the floor ".
"Its appeal lies not only in its eternity, but also in its soul.
It has its own personality and character.
"Put it in a traditional home and it looks like it's been there all the time ---
On the polished concrete floor as if it should always be there.
The price of oriental antiques may soar to more than $60,000, but, Beeton said, "there are a lot of very affordable antiques tomorrow.
"* Where can I find it: For those of you" Harry Winston looking for carpet ", Mansour, Los Angeles (310)652-9999.
* Look for less: Provence carpets, starting at $ www. 600. pierredeux. com.
* What is the chairman of the leather club: the chairman of the club was designed to sink into it, derived from the experimental design of the Bauhaus, which became a seat with a basic cushion Cube system.
Club chairs get the most representative form from the Art Deco style, softening the corners of the arms and back and creating a streamlined look.
* Why it works: the shape of the club chair is simple and complements the modern interior design, but its basic form can adapt to changes in proportions and contours, such as fan-shaped back or rolling arms, make it look more traditional.
Richard Shapiro, an antique dealer and furniture designer in Los Angeles, said, "It represents a universal desire to have something comfortable, not something new.
If you are sitting in the right club chair, you will feel surrounded and comforted as if you were enjoying luxury.
"* Where can I find it: the chair of the Crawford Club, $2,399 from the classic leather; (828)328-2046.
* Looking for less: Grantham chair, $599.
No. 99 Glendale ravelz; (818)240-1400. *(
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