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Library Style

Craft a sophisticated space inspired by an iconic hunting lodge

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  • COMFORT ZONE
    Kick back with a good book in Hickory Chair’s leather-upholstered Lucca chair. Chair ($3,490) and ottoman ($1,002), both from Gabberts Design Studio & Fine Furniture, Galleria, 952-927-1500, gabberts.com
  • In the Round
    Light up your library via the oversized, four-light Axel orb chandelier from Currey & Company with its steel-and-wood underpinnings. Chandelier ($2,240), from Francis King, International Market Square, 612-604-0033, francisking.com
  • The Write Stuff
    Leave it to Martha to craft the perfect, cheap-and-chic workspace courtesy of the Martha Stewart Living Larsson Desk in black. Desk ($349), from The Home Depot, 5800 Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park, 952-512-0109, homedepot.com
  • Forever Plaid
    Why settle for a run-of-the-mill paint treatment in your library when you can cover your walls in Cole & Sons’ arresting Vivienne Westwood Tartan wallpaper? Style #86/2006 ($198 per roll), from Kravet, International Market Square, 612-321-9122, kravet.com
  • Branch Out
    The Kim Lantern from the Bill Sofield Collection for Baker would add a terrific, twiggy focal point to a sofa table with its cast brass base, the ivory leather platform, and the shantung shade. Lantern ($2,130), from Baker Knapp & Tubbs, International Market Square, 612-341-2906
  • Causing a Stir
    Stock your bar in style. Century ice bucket ($275), plaid-cut decanter ($2,300), double old-fashioned glasses ($175 each), and Paloma’s Groove sterling silver ice tongs ($40), all from Tiffany & Co., Galleria, 952-922-0066, tiffany.com
  • Ottoman Empire
    Lee Industries’ Rug Ottoman boasts one-of-a-kind antique rug upholstery, offering far-flung, eclectic excitement to even the most traditional space. Rug ottoman ($1,200+), from Traditions Classic Home Furnishings, 4245 Excelsior Blvd., Mpls., 952-285-2777, traditions.com
  • Step Up in Style
    Every library could use some industrial-styled inspiration, here in the form of Mid-Century shop ladder shelving. Ladder ($499), from Restoration Hardware, Galleria, 952-926-5557, restorationhardware.com


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