We’re nearing the end of another design project and we’re thrilled with the way it’s turning out! It all started with Paul stopping by our showroom in search of Hunter Douglas window coverings for his new spec home. Upon walking in he saw that we are not only certified Hunter Douglas specialists, we are full-service interior designers. He said to us “this is great! A one-stop shop!”
We began the project with the window coverings. He likes softness at the window and has a more casual, transitional style. His biggest concerns were light control and privacy. He also wanted the easy operation, functionality and of course style. Our first recommendation was that the operating system is UltraGlide Click and Walk Away because it is easy to use the lift system when PowerView isn’t an option. Our second recommendation was to use Silhouette Shadings because they offer the lightest control options and have that softness Paul so wanted. In the closed position we took care of the nighttime privacy concern, in the tilted position we combated daytime privacy while keeping the view, and when he wants a completely unobstructed view he can simply roll the shades all the way up into the headrail. Our final recommendation after getting to know Paul was to use a bold color on the shades and not do a “safe” white. We set out to his new home with samples in hand to find the perfect color. We chose a “greige” with a deeply textured sheer called Brio Basilica from the Alustra Collection of Silhouette. It goes perfectly with the with tile in the kitchen, the trim on the outside of the house, and the texture creates another design dimension. Because the home is an open concept, we decided to put the Silhouettes in every room. What an amazing look and in complete agreement with Paul’s style.
Our next step was to design the drapery panels to complement the shades and frame the windows. We found a beautiful fabric with a pattern that was in keeping with the other design elements of the home. These soft treatments really make a point to draw out the colors of the shades and add a flowing pattern that makes a statement.
Then we moved on to finish out the home with a clean, uncluttered look.
In their dining room, we put together a 72”round table that comfortably seats eight. We custom made the upholstered chairs that accompany it. The chairs are simple in design, but the nail heads give a hint of sophistication. We finished off this room with a large mirror and a pair of sconces.
The entry in this home is huge so we used a console table that is unique in design and large enough to fit this space. It can even be used as a buffet if they have a big party. You won’t find this piece just anywhere! We topped it with 3 candle holders and 2 tall lamps. We also put artwork above with neutral colors and hints of gold.
In the study, we found this beautiful bookcase to put behind his desk.
In the living room, we pulled together a large rug that has all the neutral colors of the home in it, 2 throw pillows and 3-panel art. We are planning on adding more drapery panels for that added softness in this room as well.
This has been a very fun project and we have enjoyed working with Paul so much! We are so happy everything is pulling together nicely and we love the clean look.
If you are buying a new home or just want to give your home an update, give us a call! We would love to help you create a space that you will love to come home to.