Q:We are trying to redesign our common area after the birth of our son, who is now 6 months old. We need to accommodate a sofa, a dining table (we already have the Ikea Norden table — great for small spaces), a place for the TV and for the cat to sleep, and ideally, an open space for our son to play. This is quite difficult considering all the doors opening into this room. Any advice and furniture suggestion would be more than welcome.
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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.
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