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As apartments have increased in size and popularity over the last decade, so too has their level of sophistication in terms of interior decorating. The pokey bed-sitter is a dinosaur-now we have towers of large scale living spaces with multiple rooms, high ceilings and beautiful architectural detail. The style description Manhattan Apartment does not refer to a period in history, or a single designer, rather, it reflects a unique blend of the innate vitality, creativity and sophistication of New York life with the wealth of the best the world can offer in terms of elegant and sophisticated design. It is a truly eclectic style of decorating.
Don't be afraid to mix up furnishings from different periods-ie. a Louis Bergere with an 18th Century art deco room divider. The emphasis here is on the statement being made-whether or not the result is innovative and unique. This brand of eclecticism allows for a multiplicity of styles that all sit comfortably next to contemporary. The success also lies in creating a comfortable and welcoming mood with a sense of refined style.
A neutral colour palette is ideal, complemented with accents of grey, chocolate, and silver. This will create a rich backdrop for luxurious fabrics, finishes, furniture and artwork. Silk cushions, fur throws, and animal skins add touches of opulence when placed against velvet upholstery, croc leather occasional pieces, dark timber and reflective metal and lacquered surfaces. Operate on a grand scale with accessories-use oversized mirrors and mirrored walls, giant crystal or nickel lamps, dazzling sculptures and fascinating chunky artifacts and artworks. Try to select pieces that make the statement of good design and unique appeal.