Portland Pearl District Condo contemporary-living-room
 

Portland Pearl District Condo

This condominium in Portland, Oregon's Pearl District was designed to showcase art collected by the owner. Bright orange is the main accent color. A deep, soft gray wool rug from West Elm provides texture under the cream leather sectional. Large painting above the sofa is by the designer, Pangaea. The custom silver wall treatment above the fireplace is also by Pangaea.
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October 16, 2013
nenepatani wrote:
How to utilize space in a long and narrow living room - My living room is narrow
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Pangaea Interior Design, Portland, OR
Here is a link to an Ideabook I wrote on the subject. It ought to give you a lot of good ideas for dealing with your space.

   October 16, 2013 at 7:35AM
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August 28, 2013
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Hi,
I'm very interested in your painting too. Do you have photos of your work (with prices) that you can email?
Thanks!
Joan
   October 2, 2013 at 5:40AM
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May 9, 2013
debfish1 wrote:
Could you tell me what the fireplace surround material is ?
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It is concrete.
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May 5, 2013
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This is a monorail lighting system. Any LIGHTING store (not a big box home improvement store) should have monorail lighting available. You will need the lighting store to help you with the layout and total wattage requirements. There are many pieces to the system that are all sold separately.
   May 10, 2013 at 7:56AM
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Thanks, actually I did find it at a big box improvement store for hundreds less than my local lighting store. The system, plus the recessed lighting I installed are what the rooms needed.
   May 10, 2013 at 12:08PM
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February 18, 2013
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You're welcome!
   March 30, 2013 at 9:56AM
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February 12, 2013
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Both are original works by me. I was an artist for many years before I became an interior designer. Sometimes I am lucky enough to have the two careers merge and I get to create artwork for my interior design clients.
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Very nice work... The silver pieces over the fireplace, are they made from wood or on small canvas?
   February 16, 2013 at 11:27AM
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February 4, 2013
jcallahan wrote:
where are the stools from? THANKS
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sorry I meant the ottomans
   February 5, 2013 at 4:56AM
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The sectional and its ottoman were designed by me and custom made by a local workroom to-the-trade.
   February 5, 2013 at 8:10AM
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January 12, 2013
adries14 wrote:
Functional space - What to do with the space between the sofa and patio door? Other than a computer desk, my space is a bit longer!
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Sounds like a space planning question which requires more information and thought than I can address in a quick response in this forum. So many options and it depends on your needs. Best of luck to you.
   January 12, 2013 at 11:34AM
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December 30, 2012
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Really? It looks great. Who did u get to make for you?
   January 11, 2013 at 9:42AM
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Well, I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill you ;0) Sorry, I use some fabricators and craftspeople that work only with designers. A gal has to keep a few secrets to keep her edge. For a similar style look at various Italian manufacturers of leather furniture.
   January 12, 2013 at 11:50AM
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10) If you really really really love orange, go for it and add a large orange accent wall. Here it is broken up by artwork and the fireplace, so the powerful hue doesn't overwhelm the room.
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3. Bold color. Yes, colors this bold are not for everyone. However, homeowners are more and more willing to try something bold. This modern loft is anchored by the fireplace wall's bold orange tones and cool concrete grays. The creamy leather sofa and ottomans, and wood-trimmed windows add needed softness and warmth.
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1. Keep the foot traffic to one side. One of the main difficulties in arranging furniture for a long, narrow room is where to have people walk through. The number one thing to avoid is sending your foot traffic between a seating piece and the coffee table in front of it.This condo's main living areas are one long rectangle with tall ceilings that made it feel even more narrow. You can see that there is a French door to the patio on one end ....

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