Pool House & Wine CellarTransitional Living Room, Nashville
Photo Credit: Kim Sargent
What Houzz contributors are saying:
Scale it right. Correct scale is essential. This is not the time to pick a small lighting fixture, unless you're going to install multiples of it. This delicate piece is perfect — oversize but not overweight.To determine what size light fixture you'll need, start by measuring the room itself. Add the length and the width of the room; this will give you an approximate diameter for the light fixture in inches. For example, if your room is 8 feet by 10 feet, then 18 inches would be ideal.
7. Although this living room is in a poolhouse, there are tons of great design elements that Houzz users bookmarked for the living rooms in their homes. The dual sitting areas and the adjoining dining room make this a great space for entertaining. The various light fixtures layer the lighting, making it perfect for dining, playing games or having an after-dinner glass of wine.
Homeowners often sacrifice some simple pleasures, like music, for the sake of good design. But for those who don't want to make that trade-off, there are ways to get audio throughout the home without threading wires through a wall, hiding them under molding, or giving in and leaving them to snake across the floor. A room like this should be lived in, and for many of us, that means being able to listen to music or get cinematic surround sound when watching a movie.
Believe it or not, this elegant building is actually quite waterproof and childproof. "Most fabrics in the poolhouse are Perennials fabric (indoor/outdoor), which was important so that guests can sit down on the furnishings with wet bathing suits. The floors are epoxy floors, impervious to staining and scratches."