Modern Prairie – I’m Working On It

October 12, 2011

Would you believe I’ve just taken on a client who has recently purchased a prairie style home?  The house offers a large livingroom with a good-sized fireplace and plenty of room for seating.  The plan is to honor the lines and vibe of the house without creating a museum to the distinct style.  We will definitely take liberties, and pull in other styles including perhaps Deco, Arts and Crafts, Asian, and modern.  Pieces will present themselves with time, right now I’m more focused on color palette.  I want to use the strong earthy palette of craftsman pottery in the space and balance their strong presence with light neutrals – that will “pretty it up” – and a mix of different wood types.   Furniture will be clean lined and for the most part straight lined, although we may throw in a curved sofa.  Some things I pulled  after our first meeting included these…

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