10 Imaginative Residing Room Concepts From the AD Archive That Will Make You Wish to Redecorate Now


An All-White Residing Room in Miami Seaside

“I wished to create a contemporary, very brilliant seaside residence,” designer Charles Allem mentioned to AD in 2006. He was talking of his personal pied-à-terre in Miami Seaside, Florida. Seen right here is the doorway to the lounge. “The sculptural kinds assist keep the texture of steady movement all through,” he famous.

The swinging temper of the Nineteen Sixties (and early Nineteen Seventies) is effectively captured right here.

Photographed by Leland Y. Lee, Architectural Digest, Spring 1970

One Futuristic Palm Springs Abode

Architect John Lautner and inside designer Arthur Elrod labored collectively to create this round residence within the Palm Springs desert. In the lounge, which features a hearth and overlooks a pool, an Edward Fields carpet helps unite the area. The flooring is black slate. 

Vegetation add a better sense of life to this abode.

Photographed by Leland Y. Lee, Architectural Digest, Winter 1967

A Blue-Tinged Room Match for a Winter Cowl

For his or her Winter 1967 concern, the editors of Architectural Digest selected this front room picture to grace the journal’s cowl. Positioned in Pasadena, California, the room belonged to Ken Carmichael. The blue of the Metropolitan sofas, which have been designed by Charles Lewis, was additional accentuated by the quilt’s border selection. 

Right here, two upholstered seats face off.

The Conventional L.A. Residing Room That Made AD Historical past

This cowl dates again all the way in which to Spring 1964. Curiously, it marked the final time that the journal used a black-and-white {photograph} for its cowl earlier than switching to paint pictures for the Fall 1964 concern. The lounge pictured right here was designed by the Barnett Brothers agency, and was situated in Los Angeles.

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