Home design: ‘It’s more daring than a workhorse room. It’s an eye candy room.’

Sarah Henley’s consumer desired a classy entertaining area that belied the Needham home’s spec property origins. “She’s a ‘Let’s make this glance like us!’ type of particular person,” says the principal of Henley Design and style. That the area is seen from the entry and open to the dining room made Henley’s mission all the more essential. Utilizing prints from unbiased style and design studios and furniture in bold silhouettes, Henley pulled jointly a scheme that her customer is delighted to demonstrate off. “It’s much more daring than a workhorse area,” she states. “It’s an eye candy place.”

1 The sisal rug presents a neutral foundation that ties to the grass-cloth wallcovering in the adjacent dining room. “I like the juxtaposition of the a few-dimensional geometric pattern against the room’s rounded silhouettes,” Henley suggests.

2 The chairs’ square kind and dark coloration anchor the place and individual it from the eating region without blocking the sightline concerning the spaces. “The cozy velvet upholstery channels a luxe sitting-home vibe,” Henley states.

3 The CB2 console’s 1970s vibe feels playful versus the room’s standard architecture. “It can double as a bar or a spot to established meals, or be styled to be a remarkable focal position,” Henley says. “This is the view off the foyer, so I desired a effective vignette.”

4 The Mary Maguire butterfly prints pop atop the wallpaper’s little-scale waterlily sample, while the designs and jewel tones correspond with it.

5 Henley included Nymphaea wallpaper by Zak+Fox, hanging it in between the wainscoting, which she added to the base element of the wall, and the ceiling.

6 The curvy Vladimir Kagan-inspired sofa softens the angular bay window in the front of the residence and will allow for circulation guiding it. The olive greens and rich plum color of the Erika Powell and Rule of 3 printed linen throw pillows contrast the light-weight upholstery.

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