Fun contemporary "face lift" living room

By: Lyrana
Designer: Sonia C.
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Project Title
Fun contemporary "face lift" living room
Project Description
Looking for help with a living/dining room.

Client needs help with the main room, a "face lift" for a new space. She has a couch that was a recent purchase that she wants to incorporate, otherwise it's a blank slate.

Contemporary style, with some added fun, she's in love with plants and adding texture.

It's an open floor concept with a long living room, plenty of natural sunlight, but it only gets morning light.

How to put the pieces together and make it feel "full" and pop and have a distinct feeling. She wants to feel like everything in the space has a purpose, adding detail is where she needs help. She knows she wants pictures, art, plants, and throw pillows, and has a vision for them, but wants help making it flow and look good together.

She has a vision for the space, how she will use it, and how each "zone" of the room needs to be used. But she doesn't have ideas on what it means and how it's put together.

She's attracted to;
plants, plants, greenery overboard
whites, greys, black, dark woods
patterns
mid-century modern contemporary style
throw blankets, layered textures, on top of clean lines

She does NOT like; cottage-feel, doilies and feminine pieces, she wants color in the plants and certain accents but nothing "glaring" color. She would rather have color come in the smaller pieces than large ones.

She needs the Living space to function as a living room, but the Dining space is going to be a mixed use sewing & work station.

Dining space area:
she doesn't need or want a formal dining table or space for eating. She wants a desk station for work, and then a separate desk or area for sewing and crafts.

She is considering this option for making the working desk a "standing height".

Real plants, no faux!

Suggestions for planter containers are needed!
What's your favorite decor style?
Contemporary
What are some of the interior design brands or stores that you like to shop at?
Room & Board, Crate & Barrel, Target, Ikea, West Elm, Wayfair, AllModern, Anthropologie
Which colors do you dislike?
Dark Green,
Royal Blue,
Turquoise,
Dark Orange
What are your favorite colors for walls?
White,
White Smoke
What are your favorite colors for furniture and accents?
Gray,
Black And White,
Indigo,
Red And Oranges,
Black
Dimensions
33'5"x16'1"
Photos of your room
Items you want to keep
Details
Room Label
My Living Room
I want this room to feel more masculine/feminine/neutral
Neutral
What type of sunlight does this room receive?
Morning light
What do you currently dislike about the room?
Colors on the walls
it has a "doily, old formal space" quality to it. The drapes need to go.
She does, however, like the bamboo screen on the door.
What pieces of existing furniture, lighting, art or accessories do you want to keep in the design?
She has a couch that needs to stay,

She wants to keep the tall wooden shelf, but is open to repainting it and wants to see ideas of how to incorporate it. otherwise, it can move to the bedroom.
Shelf is 20 inches wide and each box is offset by 5, so it's a total of 25 inches wide. It's total 74" high.

Client also wants to keep the brown bamboo panels on the sliding glass door.
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?
Area Rugs
Attach a floor plan
Additional comments to designers
The projector for watching TV will be placed on the ceiling near the window, over the sectional. This means it will project onto the 12' wall, where the speakers are.

The speakers are floor units, they will not need to be mounted. Client is going to provide the product link for these.

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  • Lyrana
    559 days ago

    Hi Sonia,
    Thanks for the shopping list and everythig else you have done! We love it!
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