Remodeled fireplace wall by Ving Smith sets a dramatic tone for foyer-living room in an old house (right). Plaster walls and a brick chimney that extends to the second story level are covered by U. S. Plywood’s Weldwood Craftsman paneling.
To capitalize on the blending of the old and new, furnishings are appropriately mixed.
Bad plaid design of all-nylon carpeting covers the floor and then goes up the wall; its splash of color echoes the steel-strong mood of the room.
Contempo plaid carpeting by Bar-wick provides this setting with acoustical benefits, is counterpointed with foil-covered screens, fabric-slung aluminum chairs and a steel-framed, glass-topped Parsons table. By Mark Hampton.
Distinctive wall treatment enriches this contemporary version of an 18th Century Georgian Colonial drawing room designed by lames Hyde Daggett for Hickory Chair.
Panels are covered in a blue-gray book binder paper in a Spencerian feather texture design, then trimmed with deep brown.