When Jocelyn Chiappone’s clients decided to upgrade the dated family members area in their Jamestown, Rhode Island, home with a more innovative type the moment their daughters were being in faculty, they experienced a couple major asks. In addition to featuring snug seating for viewing Tv set, lounging, and examining, the space experienced to double as an office environment. Chiappone, principal of Newport-based Digs Design Business, tackled the room’s lengthy, slim condition by anchoring one finish with developed-ins. The custom cabinetry is not only packed with perform — the remaining side residences A/V gear and a printer, the ideal hides a desktop and slide out pc tray — it is also a stunning focal place.
1 The common wood espresso table is a foil to the room’s cleanse lines and ethereal truly feel. “The piece generates a perception of background by infusing some age, and the wood tones assistance floor the seating place,” Chiappone states.
2 Patterned throw pillows in shades steady with the room’s neutral coloration scheme accent the white linen sectional. Chiappone notes that the trick to mixing styles is to fluctuate their scales.
3 Wallpaper by designer Meg Braff establishes the room’s chinoiserie concept. Sticking to a two-tone palette in the area guarantees a chic and serene really feel even though it handles all four walls.
4 A brass pendant gentle with clear glass shade adds sparkle and glamour. The stacked circle structure is a different layer of pattern.
5 The tailor made designed-ins’ curved traces echo the smooth, feminine experience of the wallpaper. Inlaid painted cane screens lighten the influence. “Large stable doors would have felt heavy,” the designer states.
6 The fretwork chair reinforces the wallpaper’s chinoiserie motif although offering sharp-edged contrast to the sinuous sample. The piece functions as the desktop which is tucked into the cabinetry, or as further seating.
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