Rooms We Love

March 7, 2014
You may not like the idea of using nickel in interior design, but one thing is definite; nickel brings an unusual and sophisticated light into darker homes. It blends perfectly well with classic furniture, and gives a modern clean edge to an older home. The image below depicts a chandelier we stumbled upon in a popular furniture store in Greenwich. Doesn't it look slick and clean?hl3599 Here's our version of the same type of chandelier that we created by using one of our vintage French nickel mirror shades. hl3599 LB SHADE Another of our favorite combinations is this incredible Knolls bird chair against a copper wall. Imagine being in a room like this and experiencing the energy and power it projects. The sheepskin seat cushion provides the ultimate juxtaposition of hard to soft. LB BLOG KNOLL ORIGINAL Below is Le Barn's version of the same room featuring one of our original Knolls chairs. This attention-getting geometric combination of metals is always a great conversation starter! LB BLOG KNOLL Some images posted on this page were taken from the internet and are assumed to be in the public domain. We try to credit the original source whenever information is available. The omission of copyright information is completely unintentional and the material will be removed or corrected immediately at the request of the owner.

~~Le Barn

Muhl in the Morning Room

We take a lot of inspiration from the artist, Roger Muhl. Its no surprise that Muhl knew very early in his life that he would become a painter. The Strasbourg, France native focused his studies on painting at the National School of Decorative Arts in order to hone […]

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Charles Lapicque

Charles Lapicque was born in 1898 in the Pyrenees between France and Spain. He was a well educated Frenchman with interests in art, science and philosophy. The arts won out as he moved through his 90 years of life, concluding in Paris 1988. He lived in Bretagne, Paris […]

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Symmetry & Proportion in Designing Rooms

Proportion is the relation between elements and a whole.

Symmetry is a vague sense of harmonious and beautiful proportion and balance.

Photos below illustrate how proportion and symmetry can  be used in in interior design.

These are our French antique gold platted cherubs

This […]

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