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Laid-Back Living Room

Marrying old and new keep this contrasting space fresh.

Designer Michael Angus painted the two inexpensive builder doors at the end of his living room black, making them look like vintage metal. A master of the mix, he paired a contemporary teak coffee table with an antique leather stool and slipcovered furniture. The focal point of the room is a simple fireplace which Michael installed to give the sense of being in a house, rather than an apartment.

Find more inspiration in our Traditional Living Rooms photo gallery. Or, for more of Michael's designs, see our photo gallery. Also, follow us as we tour Michael's apartment.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home Condos 2009 special issue.
  • Products: Windsor loveseat, Dupont sofa, drop-leaf side table, rush basket, birch logs, granite and brass side table, Angus & Company.
  • Designer: Michael Angus

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