Category: Family Rooms and Living Rooms

Listen, you paid for all this square footage, so why on earth do you relegate entire rooms to “look, but don’t touch.” I say, reclaim all your square footage!  Happily, so many clients are allowing us to help them re-imagine their living rooms. One by one, we are erasing those dead, unused spaces and creating…
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A requested color palette of vibrant red and raspberry pink was complemented with cool whites and cream. Striking pattern in the lush window treatments sets the stage. The improved furniture layout maximizes all available space and now supports the requested eating area, writing desk, TV watching/lounging location and a small sleeping alcove. Rugs are intentionally…
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Wise designers that we are, we salvaged “the keepers” in the existing furnishings. We kept the classic window treatments, marvelous antique armoire, hip slipcovered vintage chairs and simple coffee table. For some chic living room splash, we made a great piece of modern art the star of the room pulling a simple color accent from…
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We opened an adjoining wall to a knee wall with column detail to create a crisp, perfect spot for family movies and snuggling or a work-from-home day for mom (or dad).  The client’s former frustration point – the fireplace/cabinetry – is completely updated with correct proportion. A striking custom rug, deep upholstery and the perfect…
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If jazz music could be a living room – this would be it. Furniture shapes from 1940’s Paris riff among graphics and shades of cream, gray sand and popping red. Add a dose of confidently rich red graphic window draperies, eclectic art from modern to architectural salvage to that framed grouping over the Paris inspired…
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Deep upholstery, warm restrained color palette and choreographed pops of red create the winning cozy chic atmosphere. TV and custom exotic wood media cabinet recess into the wall, stunning hand wrought iron light fixture completes the composition – as do the custom framed and hung black and white photos walls. Location: Titusville, NJ Credits: David…
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The client’s favorite “post small children” color palette of sand, cream and celery sings in the key of “chic” in this cleverly done vaulted room. Dramatic chandelier and patterned rug keep the room feeling cozy, as do the green worsted wool custom draperies with tuxedo pleating. Location: Newtown, PA Credits: David Van Scott Photography Ye…
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We had already replaced the beige wall-to-wall with rich Brazilian Cherry. We then deconstructed the blue and erased the mauve. Notice the marvelous new streamlined sofa with great lines; the ceiling is lifted by way of the dramatically rescaled window treatments which also make the windows appear larger and higher; mauve undertone in the walls is replaced by…
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Note hand-trimmed mantel and recut window treatments from a former space. Location: Yardley, PA Credits: Casual Candids Photography
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