To easily balance out a space, choose a shape and employ it in various ways—here, brown cubes are central to the tiled fireplace, the mirror frames and the checkered rug.
In Cara Scarola's living room, she hung her favorite pieces of artwork, including a black-and-white charcoal piece by Janet Lippincott above her sofa. The bold ottoman was professionally upholstered.
Floral fabric, Romo
Side table, Arteriors
Gray wood paneling sets the landscape for a room with many personalities that can be calm and peaceful or modern and sophisticated.
A studded wing chair nestles into the corner of a cyan accent wall that stands in opposition to the starkness ruling the remainder of the space.
Sprouts of magenta on a white landscape transform a living room into one collective blossoming flower.
Cara Scarola from Ore Studios blew up one of her photos, had it printed on nylon and hung it from galvanized piping. It hangs in her living room, above a dresser she found at Goodwill and repainted a bold yellow. A rehabbed chair, covered in wool houndstooth, sits nearby.
Side chair houndstooth fabric, Place Textiles
Tolomeo lamp, Artemide
The shape of a painter’s palette table hugs the slight curve of a mod botanic couch.
Compliment large two-toned leather couches with overly-sized companions such as a low-sitting cubed coffee table and decorative plant life.
Monochromatic colors take a backseat to silver vases and decorative bowls that stand out on tables spread evenly throughout the living room space.
Cool gray cement is softened by inviting colors and a branch sculpture centerpiece hanging over the kitchen.
March 01, 2013 1:10 PM
Hi, i work at a lighting company ( www.lampsone.com ) and you can see we have some pretty cool led lighting stuff that makes my home look really neat so the lighting part of my house looks amazing but that just makes the rest of the house look like a joke and when it comes to the decorating part i am completely lost! My walls are somewhat of a blueish color kind of like the backround of this website and i have a white floor. what type of furniture and wall decoratives can you guys suggest? i kinda want like an edgy type of look.... thanks!
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