Pool House & Wine CellarContemporary Living Room, Nashville
Photo Credit: Kim Sargent
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8. Mix it up. Employing a bevy of design tricks, this relaxing space combines bold vertical art as a focal piece against modern stone cladding, and uses wall sconces traveling in an upward trajectory. Instead of a single large painting floating on a tall white wall, there’s a combination of organic textures and tones that gives the elegantly oversized space a cozy feel.
The smooth silver travertine wall, textured cube ottomans and herringbone-patterned firebrick make for a lovely vignette here.
Choose a stunning architectural element. A home's permanent fixtures often dictate decor, especially when they're as large as this fireplace. Soothing, creamy hues make this tremendous conversation space less intimidating and more intimate.
In this room, the plant to the left of the fireplace is balanced by the one on the coffee table. Together, they introduce a jolt of color to a primarily beige interior. The texture of the finishes and the deep green make this room interesting and inviting.
Continuing her celebration of textures, this fireplace wall is surfaced with travertine stone, reflecting the natural and organic elements that are key throughout the entire design. It is sleek and contemporary but warm at the same time.
While this stunning focal wall may not be the perfect fit for those on tight budgets, it demonstrates the power of a focal wall done right. The stone-clad wall has just enough contrast to give it a slight pattern. Plus, its overall neutral hues offer different options for playing with color through furniture and accessories. Should the stone have been blood red, black and beige, it may not have been so brilliant.