To create an eclectic yet modern overall look, I juxtaposed two types of furniture—clean, tailored, and masculine (the Room and Board sofa and the Parsons dining table from West Elm) with textural and organic (the lotus panel, the antique Buddha head, and the reclaimed elm wood console). Also notable was the fact that he wasn’t proud to have folks over to his place previously – he was ready for a home where he enjoyed entertaining his friends and family. My biggest design challenges were a modest budget and an awkward layout of the main living space. He wanted a calm and peaceful retreat after his busy day at the office. Schumacher). For a soothing yet dynamic color palette, I used calming neutrals peppered with watery blues and greens in pillows, accent walls, accessories, and the grass cloth on the walls of the master bedroom. Thanks, Tracy Gilmore! Project by: Tracy Gilmore Location: Playa Vista, California
If you’re looking for some design details to add to your space that will create a calm and soothing room, you may find some inspiration in this cozy and simple apartment that mixes a modern style with zen-like accents. Contact the editors through our Professional Project Submission Form. More images. We’ve allowed for folks to pull up dining chairs to the living room sofa during a party, but when my client is home alone it feels comfortable. My client now has a “Zen Retreat” that he is proud to call his own. The new floor plan is open and inviting, and easy to move around.