Project by: Austin Varner
Location: NY, NY
This project was a fun one because the client had a photo by a famous fashion photographer (pictured over the fireplace mantel) that she wanted the living room based of off. She said that she wanted lots of saturated color and for the apartment to be fun and playful. We chose a specific color palette for each room and committed to making each one very different, while maintaining a consistent feel throughout the apartment.
While this was a great apartment to work in, the biggest problem was the size of the living room. Between the very high ceilings and the square footage of the living room, it was a challenge to make this space feel cozy and user friendly. To do so, we made several smaller ares within this room: a TV area, an office area, a dining area, and even a reading area. This allows for my client and her children to enjoy the room together, while doing their own things.
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(Images: Austin Varner)