How to emanate a vital room where a TV isn’t a focal point

October 6, 2016 - table lamp


(The Washington Post)

Dan and Karen Kulpinski are struggling to find a seat arrangement for a vital room apportionment of a 19-by-11-foot living/dining area in their Potomac townhouse. They wish to be means to watch radio and suffer a fireplace, though they aren’t certain how to configure a conversational seating area around all of a doors in a room.


(Leah L. Jones/For The Washington Post)

Designer Shannon Bieter suggests smaller seat that won’t overcome a space and moves a radio to concede a Kulpinskis to see it from both seating areas.


(Interior digest by Rodney Co/3D Storm Studio/for The Washington Post)

Paint a walls a soothing neutral to make a space seem incomparable and reduction busy. Try Silvery Moon by Benjamin Moore. Choose seat that improved fits a distance and figure of a room. A carpet with a easier settlement will make a space feel reduction cramped. Mix materials. Add steel and mill to mangle adult all of a wood. A chair with a winding back, placed during an angle, adds seating but restraint a doors. Move a radio so it’s not a focal indicate when entering a room.


(The Washington Post)

Bieter, with Interiors by Shannon Bieter (202-904-1037), is formed in a District.


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