Things We Love: Bobbin Chairs

Phoebe Howard
Spindle, spool, bobbin… Whatever you call these fabulous chairs, originally conceived in the early 18th century, we love that designers are putting their contemporary spin on this old favorite. In spots where a club chair is too solid but a french chair is too formal and a plain wooden frame seems a little ordinary, a spindle chair is a breath of fresh air.
Phoebe Howard
I’m partial to white, off-white or distressed finishes, myself.
Massucco, Miller and Warner
I love a dark piece to anchor a room, but, when it comes to these chairs, I think the roundness of the spools calls for the softness of the lighter shades.
Phoebe Howard
Mom is more a fan of the darker shades.
VT Interiors
That is a shocking revelation as I truly believe she would live in a house of all gleaming, shiny white if possible.
Miguel Flores Photography
The true, dark black is her favorite shade of spindle chair.
Vallone Design
I’ll have to admit that it does work well with a darker patterned fabric…
Caitlin Creer Interiors
But, ahhhh, aren’t those just stunning?
Christina Murphy Design
No matter what the color, we both agree that we love the style of these unique chairs.
Inspiring Interiors
What do you think about this look? Is it timeless or a passing trend?


Stone Interiors

Massucco Warner Miller

There are few things that lend a home rustic charm as beautifully as a room accented by stone. While there’s nothing cozier than the warmth of stone complemented by a roaring fireplace on a cold winter’s night, it’s equally as cool and crisp during a scorching summer. We generally think of stone as a mountain house staple, but these designers have shown that a natural material can be perfect in a more elegant space as well, even a modern bathroom. Enjoy these pictures — and your Monday!

Turquoise, Tulips and Bliss



Everything Fabulous

Birch and Lily

Desire to Inspire

Inspired Design

My Ideal Home
Natasha Baradaran Design



VT Interiors


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