Next we see a New York City loft living room, which reminds us of how 3-sided seating can be perfect for large spaces. In other words, create a U-shape with your sofas and chairs, moving them away from the wall if necessary. Add a fun touch here and there, like the 1960s Pedro Friedeberg Hand chair and Alvar Alto lounge chairs shown below.
It is customary for one to bring out the best dishes and real silver ware when the dignitaries come to pay a call. You live in the home, you own the room; treat yourself to your best with a claw footed silver side accent table. This heightens the level of sophistication and proves how easy it is to make purple and other colors pop with drama.
Many people with small spaces lament that they can’t fit more decor into the mix. But if you carefully choose each piece, you may be surprised at the amount of detail you’re able to include! A tufted sofa, striped draperies, a chandelier and geometric shelving make a big statement in the space below.