LOS ANGELES HOME WITH WOOD-CLAD INTERIOR Home owner Bill Thompson warmed up his otherwise dark living room with a series of Douglas fir slats was applied above the fireplace as well as other wood accents throughout the room. Photo by Zen Sekizawa.
Fiction: Painting a room with dark paint will make a space feel small and enclosed. Dark colors can easily feel overbearing and uninviting. Fact: Using dark paint in a room may be one of the best design decisions yet! Dark paint will make a room
island/shelf Sharp contrast defines the kitchen. Color, form, and materials change abruptly for an incredibly striking effect. Wood transitions to glossy white, concrete turns to marble, all wrapped up in a clean modernist package.