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Here's a little design inspiration from the shores of Chesapeake Bay. This Art Deco-styled apartment is in Baltimore's Cantoon neighborhood.
As profiled in this Baltimore Sun article, the owner and designer based the interiors on the lifestyle idea of a successful bachelor with the desire to live in "...uptown, sophisticated ambience, which to the owner meant art deco-inspired furnishings."
The furniture grouping consists of a beige micro-fiber sofa, a leather armchair abd neutral fabric ottomoans. The Deco style mirror creates a dramatic sense of light and space. I like the dramatic Art Deco floor lamp beside the mirror.
The four-story brick home fronts the water's edge of Baltimore's Inner Harbor East. There are two deck with water views and an unobstructed view of downtown buildings.
The bedroom features persimmon-colored walls and mahogany furniture with silk bed linens. A more contemporary floor lamp fills the room corner with light.
For a lighter touch, this Rachel Simon Lights Up! floor lamp (above) would have made a nice fit.
A very successful look! As the owner says, "It's satisfying to have all the hard work come together...It's relaxing to be here."
Apartment photos thanks to the Baltimore Sun.
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That persimmon bedroom looks nice, gonna have to try that one.
Hey Jim - thanks for reading and for the comment.
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How classy! That palm in the living room -- what species is that, or is it even real? I've never seen one grow quite that way and I love how it exemplifies the art deco knack for geometry.
Hi Amy - thanks for the comment! Well, we're not plant experts, but the leaf size and shape makes us think it is a banana plant, not a type of palm tree. It is a really unusual fan arrangement, so it's either artfully pruned or a faux plant. Whatever it is, if makes a really dramatic statement, thanks to the clipshade lighting from below, and really fills in the room corner nicely.