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American Modern Thomas O'Brien

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December 23, 2012
chelseadog wrote:
What color was used on the walls
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Looks like cancan sand!
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What color are the walls in this photo
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May 8, 2012
mizhendo wrote:
Where did you find these chairs? Love them!
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I would like to know as well
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September 25, 2014
rebshulman wrote:
where is the table in the back from? The one with the flowers on it.
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January 5, 2014
Connorarchitecture wrote:
where are the chairs f rom??
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September 25, 2012
ameywarder wrote:
What color and type of paint was used on the floors? - What color and type of paint is used on the floors? Thanks,
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Magnify scale. The living room of O'Brien's Manhattan apartment has 20-foot ceilings but a small footprint. He humanized this potentially cold space by creating symmetry. Taking his cue from the room's double windows, he populated the room with pairs of furniture. Matched pieces allowed him to introduce fewer overall shapes, which enhanced the scale of the room. Tip: In small spaces, be rigorous about selecting furniture. For each decision, O'Brien suggests you ask: "Why this piece, why this place?"

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