Design – “On the House”

October 26, 2011 § 2 Comments

How do you feel about me giving away design for free? It makes me want to cry… (j/k)

I have some new projects I’m working on and I thought it might be an interesting exercise to post my inspiration boards and layouts as they come together. Having your opinion would be invaluable and it would be a good forum for creative expression. Bonuses: Most of the featured furnishings, as well as fabrics are available for purchase through David & Daniel Design at exceptional values. So if you want to use (steal) my designs and are feeling guilty you can always absolve yourself by placing an order. If that all seems like way too much trouble just throw some money in the hat.

Guest Room Inspiration Board

  • Wall color: Benjamin Moore “Natures Essentuals”
  • Drapery Fabric: Nicholas Herbert – Chalvington Yellow. Available through Claremont New York (To the trade only…we’d be happy to purchase on your behalf)
  • Mirror: Handcarved Solid Walnut, 34″w x 2″d x 58 1/2″h, Antique Gold Schlag Finish. Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Desk Lamp: Barbara Cosgrove Antique Drafting Lamp, h.16″-36″ x base dia.10″, Pewter and Antique Patina on Brass. Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Table Lamp: Triple Gourd Lamp h.33″ x dia.20″, Oxblood Glazed Ceramic, Lucite Base, Pearl Dupioni Fabric Shade (Made in the USA). Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Sconce: Emma, 9w x 4.5d x 13h, Hand-blown glass, iron in flat black finish. Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Arm Chair: English 18th Century Country House Arm Chair, h.42″ x w.24″ x d.25″, Solid Mahogany Rush Seat, Ebonized Highlighted Walnut Finish. Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Writing Desk: Lady’s Desk, Solid Walnut, 43″w x 20″d x 31″h, One Drawer. Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Chest: Three Drawer Gustavian Chest with Black Top, h.32″ x w.35″ x d.18″. Available through David & Daniel Design
  • Credenza: Sideboard with Four Boxes in Bleached Pine, h.34″ x w.71″ x d.22″. Available through David & Daniel Design

Our price for this room (not including rug and drapery)  – $4,925. Their (“them”, “those guys”…you know the ones) price – $9,455 (minimum.)

I suggest a custom, wall mounted, tufted linen headboard and crisp white bedding as well as contemporary, locally procured artwork for the walls. Perhaps:

Modern Photography by Local Artist

This modern country bedroom provides all the comfort you’d expect to find in Virginia horse country and all the charm of the 1800’s, but reminds you, “Yes, we know it’s the 21st century.”

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