Decorating Dead Spots

The Oregonian: 05.17.09

The Oregonian published a great article yesterday about a problem many homes face, no matter how big or small: the dead spot. Awkward, narrow nooks and walls between disparate spaces can baffle even the most creative home dweller. See pictures after the jump of a few go-to tricks to try...

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• A coat rack is an excellent way to make such a space useful by adding vertical storage. The irregular shape and bright color draws the eyes away from the asymmetrical spaces on either side.

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• A chair and artwork makes the spot look intentional and inviting.

Other ideas include adding light and mirrors to keep the spot from receding into the shadows. Read the full article here.

Images: Courtesy of The Oregonian

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