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Richly-Coloured Dining Room

Dark walls create a cosy ambiance for entertaining.

"The earthiness of a seagrass rug is the perfect backdrop for opulent silk velvet dining chairs, old world hand-blocked linen curtains and Fortuny light fixture," notes designer Melody Duron. The graceful round table and sisal carpet are more subdued complements that work well with the glamorous touches.

See more Melody Duron interiors in our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Ted Yarwood
  • Source: House & Home October 2003 issue
  • Products: Fortuny fixture, Constantine; curtain fabric, Dintimin; chairs, table, through ColeDuron Interior Design.
  • Designer: Melody Duron

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