Cozy and Comfortable Basement Design

By: Sharon
Designer: Farzaneh K.
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Project Title
Cozy and Comfortable Basement Design
Project Description
Hi, I have a new home project. It’s a basement type studio-like room. There’s currently a living area and small bar area that I’d like help converting into a small eating area with storage space/shelving/cabinets. Open to ideas. Would like help thinking of a way to configure the space .
Location
Daly City, CA , USA
Major Metro Area
Daly City, 94015
What's your favorite decor style?
Transitional
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Items you want to keep
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Room Label
Basement studio
I want this room to feel more masculine/feminine/neutral
Neutral
What type of sunlight does this room receive?
Late afternoon light
What do you currently dislike about the room?
Want to remove the old bar, paint over the wood paneling, and remove the orange carpet and tiles.
What pieces of existing furniture, lighting, art or accessories do you want to keep in the design?
I'm not overly concerned about the furnishings. I'm moving into this small space with my family temporarily. I have existing furniture that I will be using: king size bed, gray sofa, 2 book shelves to store our belongings, and a desk (see attached pictures). And I would just like the room to have a good overall look when empty, so that people can move into a nice space when we are no longer using it.

For the bar area, I would still like it to function as a separate space for eating. I need to keep the freezer in the area, and would like to keep a sink and a place to put a microwave. A shelving area or cabinets would be nice, to store food and other items. And maybe a type of island, to sit and eat. I'm having a hard time imagining a nice space for this, and this is the area where I'd like the most help.

Unfortunately the piano has to stay in the room.

I would like help picking a paint color and flooring. It can all be one flooring, and I can remove both the carpet and tile. Whatever you think is best.
Are you open to changing your wall colors?
Yes
Do you have a preference for either paint or wall covering, or are you open to both?
Paint
Are you open to changing your floor covering?
Yes
Which type of flooring do you prefer?
Wood, Rubber Vinyl
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Dimensions:

desk: 59" x 31.5" x 28"
bookshelf: 31" x 15.25" x 58.75"
sofa: 74" x 34" x 26"
bed: 88.5" x 91.5" x 35.5"(to height of head board) 7.75"(to height of base of bed frame)
bedside table: 24" x 20" x 17.5" (I don't have to incorporate the bedside tabes)
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1 Carrizo Bronze Round Mirror

2 Ferro Cast Iron Floor Lamp

3 Highline Leather Chair

4 Hillsby Oriental Charcoal/Light Gray/Beige Area Rug: carpet

5 Ferro Cast Iron Table Lamp

6 Montana Throw Pillow Cover

7 Nara Cotton Lumbar Pillow

8 Kulick Embroidered Oblong Cotton Geometric Throw Pillow

9 Alvaro Braided Jute Natural 16"x14" Pouf

10 Corinthian Modern Decorative Floor Vase

11 Corinthian Modern Decorative Floor Vase

12 Sadie Drink Table

13 Reichard Full Length Mirror

14 Cora Leather Counter Stool

15 Streamline Coffee Table - Marble

16 Cotinus Coggygria Folia Branch

17 Belgian Flax Linen Comforter & Shams - Flagstone

18 Square 3 3/4" Center Bar Pull Multipack (Set of 10)

19 'Ladouceur' by Grace Feyock - 4 Piece Picture Frame Print Set on Paper

20 PB Essential 300-Thread Count Sateen Shams

21 Pillows

22 Indoor Cotton Pillow Insert (Set of 2)

23 Pastore Neutral Curtain Panel 50"x84"

24 PB Standard Curtain Rod & Wall Bracket - Antique Bronze Finish

25 PB Standard Endcap Finial, Set of 2 - Antique Bronze Finish

26 BLAKE OFFICE CHAIR

27 Karra 7" x 8" Porcelain Patterned Wall & Floor Tile: floor

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Other:

Since your room gets plenty of sunlight your color options are quite broad.

For your main color, we chose to use white/off-white as it offers a fresh, clean, feel to the space. White and off-white colors are often a favorite for walls because they are light, neutral, and match most color schemes. They are known to make rooms feel more airy and spacious.

Use an eggshell finish paint which has a very light touch of shine (similar texture to an eggshell as implied by its name). This finish is very often used for walls and is more durable and easier to clean than matte finish

Other Colors:

ColorNameCompany / CodeLinkArea
Classic GrayBenjamin moore / OC-23All the walls

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