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Modern Classic Living Room

Combine modern and traditional design for a stunning space.

"I love the architectural details of this living room," says Jen Ramos, author of the popular design blog MadeByGirl. "The wainscotting, ornate ceiling medallion and colonial mantle all add interest to this living room. The mix of the new and old pieces of furniture adds a great deal of character too, even with the minimal colour palette." A playful zebra-striped rug adds a hit of pattern and contrast with the dark floors.

Take a video tour of this glamorous apartment, guided by Suzanne Dimma, plus see more of Jen Ramos' favourite spaces in our MadeByGirl photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Virginia MacDonald
  • Source: House & Home August 2009 issue
  • Products: Chair, console, art (over table), Ferreira Design; framing, PI Fine Art; rug, table, lamp settee, grey throw, Elte; coffee table, South Hill Home; tan throw, Hermes.
  • Designer: Jennifer Ferreira

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