Designer Jocelyn Chiappone’s shoppers have contrasting tastes, so she balanced that in this dining room design. “The common piece is the table, though the chairs have fashionable charm,” she suggests.Greg Premru

In this South Close dining space for a young loved ones of 4, Jocelyn Chiappone married the couple’s disparate tastes — she favors traditional and he leans modern — by channeling Artwork Deco fashion. “The regular piece is the table, although the chairs have present day attraction,” states Chiappone, principal of Digs Layout Organization. From there, she layered in circa-1920 particulars, these as the radial patterning of the console, the arcs of the rug, and glamorous hits of brass. The color scheme, which pairs comfortable pastels with stark darks, accentuates the impact.

1 A Patterson Flynn carpet in cream, grey, camel, and blush was the setting up level. “The modern day scallop pattern is playful so we kept the rest peaceful and subtle,” the designer suggests.

2 Two different chair kinds enliven the ensemble, as do the upholstery pairings. “The angles of the silhouettes are heightened by the contrasting materials,” Chiappone states.

3 The table’s gentle grey, antiqued end retains it from feeling significant though the details — clipped corners and vertical beading — increase Chiappone’s multilayered solution. “It has some patina, which was purposeful considering the fact that this is exactly where the household eats each day,” she states.

4 The pale eco-friendly Hwang Bishop ceramic lamps have been handcrafted in Warren, Rhode Island. “The matching china was serendipity,” she suggests. “We discovered it just after the simple fact.”

5 A Phillip Jeffries grass-fabric wallcovering with metallic threads brightens the space. “The home is on the ground degree so there is not a good deal of light-weight,” Chiappone claims. “This is quite reflective.”

6 The brass and acrylic chandelier has very simple strains but loads of aptitude. “It appears to be terrific with items in the entry, too,” she says. “I think of lights as a cohesive link all over the house.”


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