Before & After: Garage to Media Room Transformation

updated May 7, 2019
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Arren Williams’ home in Toronto is also his ongoing project . With his long list of design skills, each room is an opportunity for some wow-level end results, which he, luckily for us, shares on his blog. A basement room, especially one that was converted from a drive-down garage can be a challenging space to decorate; dark, with low ceilings and a lack of windows. But that didn’t deter Arren…

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)
…and the After!

Arren’s room design takes all of the potential negatives of the space and turns them into positives. Going with a deep dark wall color and low slung furnishings feel like definite decisions that fit the style of the space instead of just “fixes”. My favorite touch is the wrap around curtain; the strong vertical stripe patter adds the illusion of height while echoing the shape of the sectional – a nice touch!

See more of the room (and lots more projects) at: Arren Williams Design Lab