Dangerous Curves Ahead

Furniture design has gone through phases of right angles and hard turns, but when I custom design pieces for my clients, I love to throw in a few curveballs! These twists and turns make furnishings more interesting and softer, like in this swirling red sofa I used in an entry for one of my projects.

Rounded shapes are great in square rooms – they actually take the edge off and balance the look of straight and curving lines. It creates a balanced look, like in the bedroom I designed below.

Those curves are cozier, too, like the club chairs below that I used with a round table in a client’s dining room. Notice how the legs also have twisting turns in them!

And I love any furniture piece that takes a twist, like the waves in the headboard below, in one of my projects.

So what do you think of these dangerously gorgeous curves? Would you take a chance with them or do you prefer the straight and narrow? Let me know!