If you could, you would spend every weekend at the Louvre. Art and history are your inspiration and you just might be a romantic at heart. Ornate, decorative and inherited furnishings fill your home. You want things that tell a story not picked up at your local big box. You prefer pastels over anything too moody or bright. And antiques over new any day. You are constantly searching 1stdibs for unique finds and your favorites list is getting out of hand.

  • feminine elements featured on furniture and fixtures
  • softer, muted color palette
  • the use of one fabric pattern throughout - upholstery, walls, drapes
  • rose prints
  • dramatic window coverings that are layered and often puddle on the floor
  • tufting and skirted furniture pieces
  • antiques and heirlooms
  • an armoire instead of a closet
  • window boxes with clay pots of geraniums and lavender
  • both French and English Country have more rustic elements - baskets, copper pots and prominent fireplace surrounds
  • Louis XV Style
  • Louis XVI Style
  • Chahan Minassian
  • Gilles & Boissier
  • Joseph Dirand