By Angela Koningh. Living Rooms. At Monday, May 14th 2018, 23:50:29 PM.
Add vibrant splashes of color. As I mentioned earlier, gray is an all-star neutral. It serves as the perfect backdrop for bold, vibrant color. Just be sure to balance loud color with understated pieces, like the acrylic coffee table pictured here.
The media room in a Boston townhouse decorated by design firm Wells & Fox features three paintings by Mark Bradford and a work by Mark Grotjahn. The light fixture is by David Weeks Studio, the custom-made sectional sofa is clad in a Holland & Sherry wool, and the reproduction Illum Wikkelsø lounge chair by Lost City Arts is upholstered in a Jim Thompson linen blend.
It's not humanly possible to get cozy on a love seat and you know it. So what's a tiny living room to do? Try the exact opposite, actually. The best sofas for small rooms turn out to be the biggest: sectionals! We realize this is a counterintuitive suggestion—Won't my itsy-bitsy room look totally cramped with a massive sectional in it?—but the best ideas so often are. "Sometimes using several small pieces can make a room feel cluttered," says Ashley Darryl, speaking about the sofa-chair-table cluster that's almost instinctive in a small living room.
SPLITBACK SOFA BED: The perfect blend of casual plus trendy and the Splitback Sofa Bed is an apartment‐dweller’s dream come true. Futons are "infamous" for being uncomfortable but for those who like the style and they could brighten up the décor.