Large rooms with high ceilings can be problematic for those wishing for a cozy atmosphere in a living room. No problem. Layer in extra-comfortable furnishings, and all of a sudden that cavernous space feels more quaint.
Sometimes what really matters in a living room is the living part, and nothing aids that better than relaxed, casual furnishings and colors.
A bohemian vibe in this Malibu mobile home entices guests to sprawl out wherever they may and listen to some tunes or the roar of the waves. The custom daybed cushions lift to reveal hidden storage.
In the dining room of this Illinois home, Jennifer Kranitz of Chicago-based firm PROjECT used silk drapery as the backdrop to a pair of African portraits, allowing the subtle shimmer of the fabric to create a contrast with the chains used to hang the artwork and balance the drama of the Mongolian fur ladder back dining chairs and Oly bubble chandelier.