CR= inspiration Emily Gray and Marius Havercampm shared their home with the rest of us in this months issue of Living etc. Quite a spectacular combination of raw material, rich fabrics, and muted colors. The newly renovated home is located in Amsterdam.
Rows of matching Billy bookcases from Ikea work well here. Consider that the books and accessories offer the pop while the bookcases provide the background. (contemporary living room by Smith & Vansant Architects PC)
small-spaces-bed-nook - Got a huge movie, music or book collection, but just one small room in which to fit it all? Take a cue from Johan, who fit a massive CD storage drawer underneath bed/lounge combo as well as lots of shelf space overhead. Spaces like
Pick up a mid-century style dresser or desk from a garage sale or thrift store, choose your favourite color palette, and paint each drawer a different shade in that palette. Leave the wood frame as is like the piece above or paint it white.