Interior Design Trends: Bold & Unexpected
It’s easy to create a design scheme that’s a blank canvas. The challenge with this particular project was the client’s desire for a new look – more contemporary in feel, yet she wanted to use her existing furnishings, art, and antiques. This did not give me much latitude.
Another consideration was the client’s age. At 90+, I wanted to include age appropriate features like non-slip flooring, lighting, grab bars, etc.
The only new furniture purchased was a dresser for the master bedroom, guest room bed, dining table, and bistro table and chairs for the kitchen. I added a wall shelving system in the den to include a work surface, wall-mounted tv, shelves, cabinets and drawers for
The apartment renovation came alive with rich colors, period details, and art. So this project is awash in reds and corals with splashes of yellow, green, and white, incorporating as many of her antiques and furnishings from her existing apartment without looking too pristine and 'old'.
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