Design & Chemistry in Seattle Part 2: Tyler

Design & Chemistry in Seattle Part 2: Tyler

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Alysha Findley
May 31, 2015
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Name: Tyler Eide
Location: Queen Anne; Seattle, Washington
Size: 1,100 square feet
Years lived in: 3.5 years; Rented

Last month we introduced the Design & Chemistry House Tour Trilogy with Brooke's Modern Boho Loft. Now get ready for Part 2 as we get a peek at Tyler's space weeks before he and Brooke moved in together as a married couple.

(Image credit: Alysha Findley)

After meeting Tyler during Brooke's tour, I was excited to see his style and get a glimpse of what their shared space might ultimately look like. And as it turns out, their tastes are extremely symbiotic. Tyler and Brooke's love of old, quirky, and nostalgic items was instantly apparent when I first entered the lovely light-filled space.

Tyler is creative director and partner of Flint Design which he recently opened here in Seattle. Flint specializes in creative strategy and branding for various businesses. As a very talented graphic designer you can see all of his design sensibilities entering his home space with his attention to detail in light, layout, color, and conceptual balance that you find throughout each room. Tyler's home has a very old-timey masculine color palette of brown, creme, and red that runs throughout the living and dining areas that seems to exude an incredible sense of warmth, comfort, and style. There are lots of industrial DIY pieces, like the dining table, pipe bookshelf, and copper light stand, scattered in with the stunning vintage furniture and unique odds and ends that make this home a perfect meld of styles. As with Brooke's home you can find yourself getting lost in the details around every corner.

Tyler and Brooke have so many great pieces that I'm not sure how they will be able to choose what stays, what goes, and what new pieces are moving in. They have enough of a common style with some great differences that I'm sure their new place with be nothing short of stunning. I can't wait to see what they come up with.

See more of Tyler's work at his Design Company Flint Design and also at Tyler Eide.

Stay tuned for Part 3: Brooke & Tyler!

(Image credit: Alysha Findley)

Apartment Therapy Survey:

Our Style: Warm Shabby Modern

Inspiration: Apartment Therapy

Favorite Element: Pottery Barn Leather Couch

Biggest Challenge: Finding ways to utilize light. There is an ample amount of light which can be difficult to manage.

What Friends Say: People have always loved my places, especially the patio.

Biggest Embarrassment: What's inside most of the closets.

Proudest DIY: Copper lamp next to the couch and the pipe bookshelf in the dining room.

Best Advice: Don't stress on a new place, take your time. It'll come around.

(Image credit: Alysha Findley)

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PAINT & COLORS

White with a few black chalkboard walls

LIVING ROOM

Pottery Barn couch
Vintage rug
Flatfile and desk from Craigslist

DINING ROOM

DIY dining table
Green workbench from ReStore in Ballard
DIY Pipe bookshelf

BEDROOM

Antlers are from Texas via Brooke
Bedside tables are from Craigslist

(Image credit: Alysha Findley)

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