7 Designers, 7 Rooms
Want to breath new life into your home? Here's advice from seven top designers.
A Homey Office
The LookThe first room was designed by the Real Simple editors, who created a comfortable, multifunctional space that makes getting down to work a lot less grueling. The upholstered sofette from Pottery Barn is comfortable enough for both an impromptu meeting and a quick catnap.
The IdeasA rug by Madeline Weinrib complements walls painted in Blue Hydrangea by Benjamin Moore, which provided all the paint for the event. The lime green chair adds a shot of color, while smart-looking perforated metal bins hide extra office supplies.
The Real Simple ChallengeThe designers were asked to work these three items into their creations, to show how the same piece can take on many different personalities.
- Terri Crystal Lamp by Circa Lighting
- Chin Chin Trays by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
- Macau Chair by Ballard Designs
The furnishings in the rooms were sold, raising $500,000 to benefit Housing Works, a New York City organization that provides services to people living with HIV and AIDS.
Next: A Cozy Nook
Most Popular Galleries
“If you arrange the refrigerator properly, you'll not only be able to find everything, but you're also less likely to waste food....”
I have a major thing for blue mason jars. I use them for everything – drinking g...
from The Nest Blog - Home Décor, Cooking, Money, Health & Sex News & Advice » house & home
Government health officials are investigating several health problems reported ...
Got a girl grad in your life? We know what to get her! Go for something that wil...
from POPSUGAR Home
Ottolenghi is a lucky man. Read more: Tastemakers , Ottolenghi ...
from Tastepartner on The Huffington Post
No one can deny the allure of Paris in the spring. We've identified a wonderful ...
from Home on Huffingtonpost
Living rooms get a lot of attention, but a dining room that suits your style an...