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An Upper East Side Family’s Dazzling Living Room

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furniture arrangement multiple coffee tables

A family of four living on the Upper East Side wanted to give their living room a needed boost of color, and to create a modern, luxurious feel in their apartment. But we found that their oversized brown couches and taupe walls were crowding out sunlight, making it difficult to create the space they wanted.

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family formal room wall art

As a dual-purpose space, the living room needed to be both suitable for hosting guests as well as being comfortable enough for a weekend game night.

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family formal room decor ideas

Subtle, grey walls reflect light more easily, while semi-gloss white accentuates the space’s crown molding. A high-sheen silk-wool rug from ABC Home also gives the space a lighter, brighter feel.

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family formal room lucite console

At Decor Aid, we provide our clients with access to exclusive trade discounts, so our client was able to stretch her budget and source pieces from Edward Ferrel + Lewis Mittman, in addition to a triplet of light fixtures from Y Lighting.

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family formal room entryway

By taking color cues from our client’s existing art pieces, we were able to pepper in dashes of color throughout the space, and sourced a colorful collection of textiles fabrics and decorative objects. A

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family formal room foyer

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