Friday, January 30, 2015

Loving the Lucite and Brass Coffee Table...

A good friend sent me an inspiration photo for her living room re-do, and sure enough, it had a lucite and brass coffee table (the exact Jonathan Adler one I've been eyeing for a while)....So, I wanted to gather more inspiration pics with this fun and versatile furniture piece.  I love that its light and airy silhouette effortlessly floats in a room and allows (the often patterned rug underneath) to take center stage.  And, the metallic brass trim provides a more formal, glam texture to a space.  Although many of these lucite and brass tables are vintage (1st Dibs offers a variety), many designers are making newer contemporary versions (like the Jonathan Adler Jacques collection below)

But, first, I have to study this living room for a while...So much about this room I LOVE!! The indigo/deep-periwinkle blue is so cozy and soothing.  As a side note, we inherited a room in our new home approximately this color and I absolutely love it.  Luckily, our indigo and brick red Persian rug, furniture, coral lamps, etc. all fit well into the color scheme, but I love the quiet calm of this blue and cream room.  The mix of modern (coffee table, shell chandelier) and traditional (tufted sofa, artwork, chinoiserie vases, etc) is refreshing and as it turns out, many of these items are moderately priced via Horchow.  I would not have picked this chandelier outright, but it totally pops against the deep blue paint color.  The large-scale rug provides a fun graphic punch of pattern, and the brass elements (coffee table, sconces) give it a dressy vibe...LOVE this space all around! 

Horchow
Jonathan Adler Jacques lucite and brass coffee table




A few more inspiration pics of brass and/or lucite coffee tables...


So many fun patterns and colors here...(is it obvious I love the indigo/red combo?)

(Elle Decor)
I love how the bold colors and textiles pop against the neutral (yet richly textured) rug, furniture, walls, window treatments



(coastical via theaestate blog)
This has NOTHING to do with this post, but stumbled upon this and HAD to share!
These peonies are divine!

(Decor Pad)
A dramatic curvilinear shaped coffee table plays well against the round shapes in the rug and wall art....

(Domaine Home)
Glass and brass coffee table is a light, airy contrast to the deep saturated peacock blue velvet sofa...



(Lonny)
Lucite and brass coffee table reflects light in this bright, colorful, sunny space...

(Elle Decor)
Brass coffee table is a warm exclamation point in this room full of modern monochromatic patterns...

(Harper's Bazaar)
This modern coffee table mixes well with the other contemporary elements in this room (art, pillows, chairs, chandelier, etc.)

Love the extra storage provided by this  double-shelf

(Indulgy)
Beautiful light reflection off this layered, geometric lucite coffee table...



(via Vintage Mulberry blog)
Love the look of these two lucite and brass tables pushed together...such an inviting, peaceful neutral space with interesting textural detail
(Elle Decor)

(Nate Berkus and Anne Coyle)
Vintage lucite and brass coffee table gracefully floats above the white hide rug...lovely juxtaposition against the black tufted leather sofa...

(Nate Berkus and Anne Coyle - another view)


(Elle Decor)
Love the repetition of brass elements throughout this room

(Elle Decor)
Another example of the transparent coffee table floating above the richly textured rug...love this room!



(House Beautiful - Susan Noble Jones)
Brass and glass table (again) allows you to see the fun zebra hide rug in this eclectic space...

..and again here...(via theaestate blog)

(theaestate blog)
Master-class example of daringly-yet-successfully mixing bold patterns...LOVE

(Tobi Fairley)
Love the mix of metallic finishes, gold, brass, silver - it all works well against the cheerful kelly green

(Tory Burch)
...and again here (love the green and gold/brass combo)

(Tory Burch)
...and again, here 



(Worlds Away gold leaf table)
A fun greek-key inspired silhouette in the brass and glass coffee table...

Rachel Clementi, if you are reading this, thanks for sharing this fabulous inspiration photo and good luck with your home project! xoxo


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