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"Layering" Furniture

Arranging furniture can be tricky. And, if there’s one problem I see most often, it’s all (or most) of the furniture pushed up against the walls. And, as much as I would like to drag every sofa in America out in the middle of the room, it just doesn’t work in some spaces. If you …


Les étagères sont très chics. J'aime l'idée de laisser une grande hauteur en bas pour y poser des cadres ou tableaux´ et de ne pas mettre de cadre à la bibliothèque pour alléger l'ensemble.


Living Room Layout Ideas: Place a Bookcase Behind Your Sofa

Living Room Layout Ideas: Place a Bookcase Behind Your Sofa "Weird room layouts and architectural element placement can make putting a sofa behind the sofa the smartest choice"


Glenn Gissler: Almost like an abstract work of art, book-lined shelves add a dash of color to the mostly black, brown, and white palette of this Greenwich Village penthouse apartment I designed for fashion maestro Michael Kors. The sofa and coffee table are modern classics by Florence Knoll


Small-Space Dos and Don'ts

There are certain decorating practices you should do and some you shouldn’t do when working with a small space. Use these ideas for how to make any living space in your home feel bigger, even if the room you’re designing is tiny.