Ideas To Decorate The Living Room
A WELL-PLANNED home must provide adequate storage facilities for alt the possessions and paraphernalia pf its inhabitants. Otherwise, even the most tjeautifully decorated jj^ertor will be marred by tht* clurw and jagT’cil.-belongings that
The jeMallenge of adequate storage is a’monumental one these days. Space is at a premium, especially in high-rise apartments and smaller homes.
I The American family travels frequently and is constantly adding to its bulging assortment of possessions. Add to this the advent of stereophonic music and all the equipment necessary for its /reproduction.
Handsome contemporary living room derives architectural character from handsome storage wall of rosewood modular units from John Stuart. Bookcase, desk, bar and assorted storage areas are provided by the many and various units. Sparkling rya rug by Egetaepper.
Thg. twd major solutions to the storage challenge arg/^SmK-in storage walls and modular case systems. The first is often costly, but makes an excellent gstment, especially for smaller rooms in a permanent living situation. The second offers more flexibility and can be moved to new quarters. For this reason many manufacturers have designed modular storage systems which offer a variety of units that oan be stacked and arranged to fit the specific space and suit the particular storage needs of the home. A number of these handsome cabinet and bookcase systems are shown on these pages. They have been styled in many finishes and sizes permitting the customer to design a storage wall to suit herself.
Built-in storage wall created by Schule-McCarville Designs has distinctive cabinet fronts: red painted wood covered with heavy-gauge clear vinyl. Shimmering look of cabinet facing is carried through by mirrored cube and walls, shiny open-top trivet bench. New dimension in carpet is seen in vibrant red and blue striped Herculon design. Brilliant red, white and blue artwork suspended from the ceiling and down one wall adds a spectacular accent.