The furniture arrangement was more or less dictated by the possession of a family heirloom, a baby grand piano, which was properly established in a music corner behind the main conversation group.
Dining area furniture was comparatively less costly than what was bought for the living room, since the couple’s next home would include a full-sized dining room and these pieces would most likely be used somewhere else. Fewer corners were cut in the bedroom, because the majority of furnishings will go into their next home.
Lively red and white print is used both as wallpaper and matching fabric for young couple’s bedroom (left). Because room was large but without architectural character, the print was used with abandon, on bedspread, for valance and draperies, for pillows and bolsters, as trimming on table skirt and even on the backs of twin bergeres, the shade of lighting fixture.
Four-and-a-half room apartment of young marrieds, is a popular plan in new apartment houses. Dining foyer was treated as a bar area and second bedroom soon became a nursery. Dining-L (above) was enhanced by paisley covered wall, while cane-backed painted dining chairs were teamed with a pedestal table in a fruitwood finish. Fabric-backed panels slide on tracks.
Spectacular window-frame design adds architectural interest and a strong contemporary accent to a living room furnished in the Country French manner. Sloping ceiling of cathedral living room (situated on its own level) was visually modified by frame of walnut-stained, wormy chestnut.