This elegant, warm, and feminine office featured in the latest Traditional Home stopped me in my tracks. Specifically, that desk! With its exaggerated, bulbous legs. What a brilliant way to feature such striking curves; to set the dark silhouette against the glowing backdrop. I immediately coveted it.Interior Design by Julie Kays for the 2011 Pasadena Showcase House
... and look! The same piece turned up a few pages later in this room designed by Mark Williams.
In fact, these curvaceous models are popping up all over the place. A more rustic version:
So, where's a gal to source one of these lovelies? This version on Alice Lane is pretty, but will set you back nearly two G's. Pretty, but no can do.A quick search on Ebay yields some styles with potential. I'd touch this one up with a darker stain, and drop the leaves down to use as a great entry table for a small space. Still, it's more barley twist than truly curvy.
I think you could really work some magic on this small, corner version - Buy it Now for SEVEN DOLLARS, people!
Again, this one doesn't offer the same unique silhouette, but I do love the ebonized finish.