I love how they made the very formal chairs fun by the way they upholstered them; the black stone baseboards against the white walls, the the sweeping victorian staircase the checkered marble floor. Foyer without the staircase facing the front door.
The hall of Bowood House, with its cantilevered staircase, was converted from a dining room in the Fifties, under the direction of John Fowler. The soft yellow walls are a perfect compliment to the wooden floors.
Designer Adam Hunter transformed a Mediterranean-style home in Brentwood Park, Los Angeles, into a traditional haven for a couple and their four children. The entry is furnished with an RH pedestal table and a tree and planter from Inner Gardens.