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Friday, October 22, 2010

Picture Perfect

I came across this living room and library recently and fell in love! It's one of those rooms that I am not trying to edit or change something. Nothing needs to be altered in my view. It has tons of books, aqua walls, beautiful floors and an amazing fireplace. The presence of these elements rank it high for me without all the other perfect pairings. And, because I am not always so helplessly attracted to interiors this vibrant, I know the mix is perfectly done.

I don't know the blog source I snatched it from (very sorry), the publication, the designer (could it be Miles Redd) or the photographer. I am hoping a savvy reader will be able to help me with the credits and details?

This weekend we will celebrating my husbands birthday, my son is coming home from college for a visit and we will have plenty of teenagers roaming the A&A interiors. Picture perfect.


  1. I am with you, I love the black and white in this room and it feels cheery and inviting to me. I have been gone for a 3 wk vacation so I am trying to catch up, good to be home, KATHYSUE

  2. Beautiful. I love all the bookshelves. We are celebrating my husband's birthday this weekend as well. Have a great time. Mona

  3. Wonderful room, I do what you do, I snatch pictures and then look forever where they came from...LOL!

    Happy birthday to your husband! Looks like a beautiful weekend on your end! Enjoy it!


  4. I copy your sentiments! Love the room! Sounds like it's going to be a great weekend!!! Enjoy!

  5. It is a very pretty library. I like the groundedness that the black touches bring to the ensemble. I don't believe the room was done by Miles Redd, however. Miles usually pushes things so far over the top that they ooze over the sides! lol

  6. I love the juxtaposition
    of the gorgeous gold mirror
    with the sleekness of the
    black furniture. You
    are right, the walls, the
    books....all in perfect
    harmony! Savor the wonderful
    weekend that you have planned!
    xx Suzanne
    PS: Thank you for your intro
    to Harrison Howard. We've
    corresponded a few times and
    I mentioned him, today, on P&H.

  7. Truly lovely. The choice of wall color and the artful accessories are just flawless!

  8. I'm not usually drawn to bright colors either, but I do love this room - especially the aqua walls! Thanks for sharing...and have a wonderful weekend!

  9. Gorgeous room and what sounds like a perfect weekend!

  10. I love that room too. Sounds like you will have a fantastic weekend!

  11. What a lovely and inviting room. The bookcases immediately caught my attention and the aqua walls surprised me. Everything blends in a wonderful sophistication and sleekness.
    It sounds like you have a wonderful weekend planned. Enjoy!

  12. It is a beautiful living room. I does look like Miles Redd's work.

    Please stop by my new post when you get a ch!

  13. This room is lovely. i'd love a library such as this one.
    You can find this picture here:


  14. Lovely room, not usually a fan of this shade of blue, especially for a wall color (usually I think hospital room!) but here it really works so well! My husband's birthday was also this weekend...hope you all had a good one!

  15. Anon/Cathy, Thank you so much! While the link you provided is not where I "found" this picture a few weeks ago, it provided additional pictures of the space I had not seen before as well as the link to House Beautiful's interview with Todd Klein. Thank you Splendid Sass blog too!


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