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The Secret to Layering Different Eras and Styles

Rarely is a room designed in solely one style or material. The real skill of an interior designer is the ability to work across eras and mediums and create a cohesive space.
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Rarely is a room designed in solely one style or material. The real skill of an interior designer is the ability to work across eras and mediums and create a cohesive space as Rachel Laxer deftly proves in this sophisticated living room. Here, we've created a curation that emulates Laxer's expert layering, pairing mid-century modern chairs and lighting with reclaimed and vintage pillows and a coffee table crafted from a salvaged tree trunk. Mixing also occurs between old and new, vintage and used, and our partners at Chairish, an online consignment shop for décor lovers, helped us get the look.

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Interior Design: Rachel Laxer Interiors

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1. Illusion - Kerry Joyce Textiles, available on Dering Hall
2. Abstract Acrylic Painting - pre-owned, available on Chairish
3. Maple Framed Golden Gate Bridge Photo - pre-owned, available on Chairish
4. Charles Pollock Sling Lounge Chairs (Pair) - pre-owned, available on Chairish
5. Serge Mouille Three-Arm Rotating Floor Lamp - HORNE, available on Dering Hall
6. Dorain Sofa - Promemoria, available on Dering Hall
7. Reclaimed Vintage Dark Blonde Mink Fur Pillow- Bjork Studio, available on Dering Hall
8. Vintage Kantha Pillow - pre-owned, available on Chairish
9. Rattan & Abaca Rope Clover Stool - pre-owned, available on Chairish
10. Rug (N10270 13'×13') - Doris Leslie Blau, available on Dering Hall
11. Vase 2530 by SIGMA L2- Divya, available on Dering Hall
12. Canoa Coffee Table - Salvaged Tree Trunk - Rosten Furniture, available on Dering Hall