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Neo-Classic Living Room

Colour-blocked books add punch to white shelves and collectibles.

H&H style editor Michael Penney splurged on a chocolate brown tuxedo sofa with a well-made frame. A seagrass rug and vintage glass and wood furniture introduce texture and personality in the space.

See more photos of Michael's former apartment and a tour in our gallery and video. Plus, see tours of his new house, too!

See our photo gallery for more fast decorating fixes.

  • Photographer: Angus Fergusson
  • Source: House & Home June 2009 issue
  • Products: Coffee table, Arcadia Antiques; side table, lamp, Decorum Decorative Finds; vase, West Elm; rug, bookshelves, Ikea; David Hicks by Ashley Hicks cushion fabric, Kravet Canada; drapery panels, Ikea; chair fabric, Robert Allen; upholstery, Soft Options Upholstery.
  • Designer: Michael Penney

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