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zebra print carpet in eclectic bath – My Design Dump via Atticmag

Zebra on the Floor

Animal prints are so enduring, every shape, size and variation is available in a carpet from skin-shape throw rugs to broadloom. So if I’m going for pattern and high contrast on the floor, zebra print is the obvious solution. First, it’s black and white, which means it’s goes with almost everything. It has bold pattern […]

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Edwin slipper chair with walnut frame and wool-poly upholstery – Room & Board via Atticmag

Slipper Chair Marathon 4

Modern & vintage variations on the ideal accent chair for any room. Part 4 – Exposed Frames. One reason I’ve done this series of posts on slipper chairs is purely practical. These are, for the most part, exceptionally approachable and affordable pieces of furniture everyone needs.  One chair may be better for perching while another […]

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Jeffry II slipper chair with tight-upholstered deck and feet – J Robert Scott via Atticmag

Slipper Chair Marathon 3

Modern & vintage variations on the ideal accent chair for any room. Part 3 – Covered Bases. One type of slipper chairs has feet rather than legs. That’s made possible when the seat deck is elongated until it essentially sits on feet. Or, legs may be covered by a fabric skirt and  embellishments such as […]

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Pair 1940s vintage fan-back slipper chairs in original fabric – Cain Modern via Atticmag

Slipper Chair Marathon 2

Modern & vintage variations on the ideal accent chair for any room. Part 2 – Neutral legs, long and short. When I evaluate any chair I focus first on the legs. That’s the way I was taught to approach antiques, where furniture legs and feet are helpful in determining style. So when it came to […]

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Slipper Chair 1561-01 in velvet with loose cushions, nailhead trim and spade Feet – Lee Industries via Atticmag

Slipper Chair Marathon

Modern & vintage variations on the ideal accent chair for any room. Part 1 – Victorian details. Recently, I started looking at slipper chairs and couldn’t stop! Every time I found a lively armless chair that would be great for use in a living room, bedroom, kitchen, library, bathroom, front hallway or mudroom, another one […]

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