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Don't sacrifice comfort. In designing private rooms, O'Brien reminds us to surround ourselves with the things we love. Here, in his Long Island home studio, O'Brien's spare aesthetic is present, but a worn desk, mementos from his childhood and work tools are there too.
There are two main types of design consultations. The first is a request for something specific, such as paint colors (called a color consultation) or window treatments. The other type of design consultation is a broader request for input on an entire room or several rooms. In this type of consultation, designers deliver ideas that draw on everything learned from design education and practice that may apply to your project needs. (We call it a brain dump.) What you get is a lot of information specific to your project, such as furniture layout and retail sourcing suggestions, and thoughts on window coverings, paint colors, artwork, lighting, floors, rugs etc. This meeting is intensive, and you should be ready to take notes. Think of it as a chance to toss ideas around and get professional input before you get out your credit card or start taking down walls.This is great for the person who is pretty comfortable with style and is handy around the house but would like a professional opinion as guidance. You gain the confidence that will send you off in the right direction.What will it cost? For a specific consultation (paint or window treatments, for example) you can expect to spend about $150 per hour and up (many designers will do a color consultation on a single room for less), depending on how experienced the designer is. For the second, more intensive option (the brain dump), the cost is higher. You can expect to pay anywhere from $300 to $750 and up, depending on the designer’s experience. What you’ll get, though, can help you avoid some costly mistakes and really hone in on where your money will be well spent. Check with designers for rate quotes.Find a designer near you

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Vi's old dresser as desk?
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Drawers in the desk
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Could use Grants oak desk to archive this with a paint technique
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Love this desk
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chair for books :)
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shabby chic desk
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Love the neutrals and deep blue. Fresh open look may work well with yellow wall.
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I like this chair
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Desk facing window
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Great color on old desk
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lamp, floral arrangement
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vintage dresser
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another half sheer shade
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great desk!
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roll top desk without the top
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light Color desk and dark chair
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Old painted desk.
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"Shabby Chic" style
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Or we could use a separate piece entirely.... a desk
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Desk color
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The cheery yellows and creams brighten up the room
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I have a desk that might work. with an eclectic cabinet above.
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The chair. The desk.
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that chair!
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Design Consultant-- chadbourne + doss architects Save to Ideabook Email Photo Daylighting private spaces. In my opinion admitting daylight into very private spaces is one of the most appropriate uses of skylights in architecture. As seen in this space, this light can be ethereal and calming, a perfect match for a bathing space. It can also be bright and intense, waking and warming, depending on exposure and size. Unseen light sources also introduce mystery and a sense that even small spaces are much larger than they really are. This type of daylighting can also be achieved through the use of sun tunnels and other indirect sources that gather light from above and transport it to spaces that wouldn’t otherwise have an opportunity for daylight.
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For office
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love the contrast of soft, natural colors, the nature elements, the navy striped chair with it too......
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June 8, 2014
The desk is kind of like a desk we have.
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Old desk
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Great way to sit at your desk and accomplish things
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Study, see side draws
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Need small desk in master bedroom
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want the desk
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Rustic feel
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Desk for back room
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Old School desk
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Paint our vintage desk?
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Old desk painted white
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Peindre table comme ça
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Love the color combos and the recycled desk.
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Vintage desk, love it, probably too small?
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I have an old teachers desk and i like this look
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military desk
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painted desk v. true wood
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Good chair for dinning?
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el escritorio
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the shape of the chair
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Light on desk
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Ideal desk for my studio
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Just like
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Too purple, but you get the idea
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great desk
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Antique desk in pale yellow
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window office all white
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Love this paint color!
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Antique desk
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Old desk for boys room
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Light and airy. Tulips.
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Possibilities for my desk?
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Love you oh, so much!
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Love this old school desk. It's beautiful, even in white. I would use this to pay bills and write more so than crafting, but it would be a wonderful addition to any room.
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Black doors!
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