Something Completely Different:
A Camouflaged Piano

Here's something that wouldn't have occurred to me: a piano painted to match the wall. I came across it on the website for design firm Incorporated and was transfixed.

I initially disliked it, mostly because I have an aversion to anything that's matchy matchy. But then I waffled… it is a smart way to elongate the space. And it looks cheerful with the canaries on top. Then I started imagining other items that could be painted to match walls — consoles, benches, old wooden chairs. Now I think it's clever.

What do you think? Is this a do or don't? Does it depend on the context? For example, I could see it working well on a table in a small entryway, but maybe not on an oversized dresser in a bedroom. Is it just a gimmick? Please share your opinion below.

See the rest of the apartment here.

(Image: Incorporated)

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Kathleen is a freelance editor who lives in Chicago. She loves eclectic rooms, traveling with her family, and feeding anyone who steps foot in her house. She theoretically hates clutter, but can’t stop buying books and craft supplies.