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Playfully Patterned Living Room

Combine stripes and graphic contemporary art for punch.

In the living room of Tommy Smythe, associate designer with Sarah Richardson Design and co-star of HGTV's Sarah's Cottage and Sarah's House, an abstract leopard print fabric makes a pair of wing chairs feel avant-garde. "When I found the chairs, they were upholstered in a dowdy old toile," says Tommy, who scooped them up for $200 at a vintage store in the city's west end.

See more of Tommy's houses, from past to present, in our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home December 2009 issue
  • Products: Chair fabric, Brunschwig & Fils; table, leather chair, ChairTableLamp; rug, Y&Co; lamp, Ridpath's Fine Furniture; pillow, L'Atelier.

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