Good Questions: The Lonely Middle Room?

Good Questions: The Lonely Middle Room?

Maxwell Ryan
Jul 25, 2006

Hello AT,

Do you have suggestions for furnishing and brightening up this room? It's the middle room of a railroad and has no windows so it's pretty dark. I want to put in some shelves for books and something comfortable to sit on, but the room is small and dark so it needs a little work. Any suggestions?

Thanks! Sara

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My goal for the room is to make it a pleasant place to spend time. At the moment, it's the junk room (hence all the boxes). But I want it to be a reading room or an office, and I keep wavering back and forth between the two. But because it has no windows and gets no natural light and becuase it is pretty small, I want to figure out some good lighting and figure out how to put some small furniture and bookcases in the room that won't overwhelm the space. It's a rental so I can't make stuctural alterations (otherwise I'd knock down the walls!)

I've been combing AT for ideas. Love the vinyl graphics from Domestic and I just ordered some to put on one of the walls in the room. But after that I'm stuck. So a little lighting advice, a little furniture layout advice and I'll be set!

Anyone want to get the ball rolling????

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