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The Ultimate "Contemporary Traditonal" Thread

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by mafoofan, Jul 5, 2013.

  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    The KC place looked mostly just Con. Can we get a judgment, :foo: ?

    It's also amusing that in NYC, not having a doorman is cause for suspicion.
     
  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan Well-Known Member

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    ConTrad.

    Sadly, in my neighborhood, too.
     
  3. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Well-Known Member

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    I'd ban her from the White House, too.
     
  4. SkinnyGoomba

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    The camera on that walk through was making me dizzy. Aside from the one room with pop art (warhol's) I would say that house is traditional. The main living room looked like almost entirely antiques with exception to the upholstery.

    I didnt like the huge cream carpet with traditional rugs laid over it.
     
  5. furo

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    Dallas suburbs?
     
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  7. Piobaire

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    This reminds me of a front room I've recently seen.
     
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  8. SkinnyGoomba

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    It's ashame that none of these houses have a library and instead they have to store their books in their living room floor, in their serving tray and under a box.
     
  9. Piobaire

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    It might be an expression of their honest living.
     
  10. SkinnyGoomba

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    It would be a great use of their home equity loans.
     
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  11. apropos

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    You're kidding right? A library?
     
  12. nootje

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    Bookcases would be a good start.

    However, i they only 'read' artsy display books, a bookcase or a library would look empty and weird. I guess since these books are made for display, having them lying around is the more 'honest' option...

    A couple of readable books near a spot for reading wouldn't look out of place either, I know several people who (myself including) read multiple books at the same time.
     
  13. SkinnyGoomba

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    Of course I'm kidding. It looks to me like it's decorated for the photo.

    I don't really mind that room, it certainly is not the worst offender in the world of contemporary interiors.
     
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    Some of these I find quite appealing in a tradcon
     
  15. StephenHero

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    Only one or two of those are pure Con Trad, notably the one below. The rest are just living rooms of people who live in old homes with newer furniture. A pre-war home can't really be very Con Trad, because the furniture that occupies it can excuse its offensive mediocrity through its contextual deferment.


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  16. furo

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    agreed... the source I pulled these from identified the rooms as modern/vintage
     
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    The sideways one looks more or less straight trad to me, am I missing something?
     
  18. NorCal

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    Most of those aren't ConTrad at all and some are not half bad.

    This is the point and laugh thread, get that shit out'a here.
     
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