Month: June 2018

Working Solutions for Shared Kids’ Spaces

For those who have ever shared a space with someone — sibling, college roommate, spouse or spouse — you are all too knowledgeable about pleasure or displeasure of living with someone in close quarters. When I made a shared area for my boys, I recognized my previous experiences and develop design solution that worked for both parties involved. Inside this ideabook, I share those ideas and more to maintain the shalom into your home.

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Michael Abrams Limited

Bunked beds work great for kids of all ages, using all the younger of the two sleeping safely around the bottom bunk. This room’s simple design and unisex colour palette are perfect for a brother/sister duo.

CCG Interiors, LLC.

Permit your kids to express their individuality. These reversible duvet covers permit for every child to have another appearance, nevertheless keep the space feeling cohesive and balanced.

Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs

In this children’ room design, built-in shelving offers the illusion of solitude. Each child has space to call her very own, yet they are close enough to the couple to still enjoy each other’s company.

Robert Young Architects

This room reveals another divided space-within-a-space. The sleeping quarters are designated to one side of the space while the play area is delineated through an oversize polka-dotted rug. This chamber meets a bedroom double functions: rest and recreation.

Jason Ball Interiors, LLC

Practice duplicity. Two bean bags provide seating for both children to enjoy quiet time in their learning nook. When not in use, stack them at the corner or under the beds when floor space is at a premium.

Michelle Hinckley

Go big, even in a little space. These metal architectural letters create a huge impact in this contemporary, nautical-themed room. Smaller pieces will make the room feel cluttered.

No need to modify the decoration when a younger child shares area with older sibling — just make desired adjustment to the furnishings. A set of classic beds would be the perfect match in this charming girls’ room. Notice that bed rails (at the same colour ) have been inserted to the bed on the left to satify the needs of the junior occupant.

LKM Layout

Even if you have enough bedrooms to give each child their living room, consider using one area as a shared bedroom, another a playroom. Most kids enjoy sharing a space and the added bonus of having another space earmarked for play.

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Chairs with Flair

Chairs are a necessity in every house, and they are available in a plethora of designs, colors and shapes. That said, why does it seem like we are so frequently seeing exactly the very same styles? Not that there’s anything wrong with a great French Bistro seat, a classic Hans Wegner design or a cozy wicker patio loveseat, but sometimes the eye only wants to see something unexpected.

If you are wondering how to bring a little bit of pizzazz to your interior, consider swapping out your seat from something on the unusual side. Not certain what to search for? Check out the photos for a bit of inspiration.

David Churchill – Architectural Photographer

No space is secure from a personality makeover as soon as you plant these seats within its walls. Wood chairs’ beauty is you have the ability.

Glenn Gissler Design

It’s not unusual to put a lone chair alone somewhere in the house, but if you do, search for a person with a little spunk. This bow-tie shaped back provides this traditional seat a motive to stand by itself.

MusaDesign Interior Design

This wall-mounted chair is indeed cool and complicated, you almost think it’s a work of art. It mixes seamlessly into its environment for a sleek, contemporary appeal.

Envision living

If you really want a show-stopper, seek out chrome backless seats with white upholstery for a look that will dazzle. When checking these stunners out you might need your sunglasses.

Adeeni Design Group

For an unusual juxtaposition, seek out wood seats with a contemporary design. The fact that the backs of these chairs remain the same thickness from top to bottom gives them a smooth texture that is so alluring.

VM Concept Interior Design Studio

Settees are fairly common, but a four-seated settee? This piece makes its mark in this conventional foyer.

Sometimes is a bright splash of colour. This yellow chair adds a lively energy to a fairly neutral area.


It’s difficult to divert your attention away from the magnificent bed, but after you do, you might notice the totally unexpected chair to the right. Even though it’s a conventional Louis design, it’s been created distinctive with a dash of lime green paint and a painted face.

Ed Ritger Photography

Want a simple way to refresh the seats you presently have? Give them a unique paint treatment. These were once everyday Thonet chairs, but they’ve got their own creative spark.

Tracy Murdock Allied ASID

In case you have a dark room that needs a lively addition, look for a colorful and unusual seat to do the job. The Vermehla seat consists of 500 meters of cotton ropes that were red that were woven.

Elad Gonen

The jury is out on whether these seats are comfy, but you need to admit they are pretty damn intriguing.

The Lettered Cottage

Pair your distressed island with spiral stools to boost the rustic appeal of your country cabin kitchen.

Peter A. Sellar – Architectural Photographer

It’s likely the only thing you will need to do to make your seat more interesting would be to stick it in a very unusual spot. Talk about a bird’s-eye view!

ddc nyc

DRDP – $8,747

Here are a few unusual chairs to delight the eyes. The fluid shape of the splurge loveseat is sure to catch anybody’s eye.

Addison House

The Alaska Chair – $3,356

Another splurge: This futuristic chair looks like it might have been possessed by the Jetsons.

Cub Children’s Chair – $238

How fun is this kids’ corkboard seat? Who needs a wall as soon as you can pin your artwork directly to your seating.


Lucerne Chair

Shaped like a tree stump, the Lucerne seat lets you bring the outside in via totally unexpected style.

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