Designer Anna Williams created this outdoor living area to be practical with an air of tropical luxury. A contemporary outdoor sofa anchors the space, while the round papasan-inspired chairs are easy to reposition. A sturdy wood coffee table and ceramic side tables provide plenty of space for entertaining.
Designer Anna Williams chose a timber dining table with slats for her outdoor patio redo, as it fit the tropical design scheme and its sturdiness and length would accommodate a large gathering of family members or guests. The dark metal dining chairs are an unexpected choice, yet incorporate well with the table and privacy screens for a cohesive look.
"When you're working on a strict budget, cash doesn't usually extend to custom-made built-in cabinetry," says designer Anna Williams. "Instead, I've used a set of affordable and modern white bookshelves to create plenty of storage, without the expense." A bright abstract is a colorful focal point, while wicker baskets provide some hidden storage options.
Designer Anna Williams, against a white backdrop of walls and bookcases, cleverly created a homage to this family by framing and displaying memories and mementos of their lives. Using canvas and white frames, she focused attention on the children's artwork and special family photographs with careful attention to placement and design. Guests will delight in their little slice of life!
Designer Anna Williams created this large, open patio area as a perfect entertaining space for a young family. A contemporary design incorporates with the tropical flavor in both the living and dining areas using comfortable yet practical furnishings that work well for outdoor use. A gray sofa divides the living and dining areas, with pops of green in its accessory pillows.
With such high ceilings, the goal of designer Anna Williams was to introduce a dramatic piece of art that would be the focal point of the living space. The commissioned painting by local artist Sue Tilley perfectly incorporates the serene coastal feeling with washed out shades of aqua. A rustic black coffee table grounds the space and contrasts with the warm timber floors.
Getting through to the patio will never be the same now that designer Anna Williams uplifted this living space with custom cabinetry and comfortable furnishings. The gray and white color scheme softens the room and allows the view from the glass patio doors to take prominence. Especially noteworthy is the attractive gray and white area rug that warms the presentation of the more practical beige tile.
Anna Williams designed this outdoor area to complement the family's tropical lifestyle. This close-up view shows the living area in shades of gray and green through the slats of a bamboo side chair. This comfortable but light furniture is easy to move around and hard-wearing. Although not shown in the photo, privacy screens, lush greenery and a dedicated dining area also incorporate the design scheme.
Designer Anna Williams worked her magic for a young family with dogs galore by repurposing this neglected walk-through space with a few clever touches. White custom cabinetry was added to one wall of the room, which can now be used for decorative display and storage. A wall of family art and photographs, displayed in white frames and canvas, adds a personal touch to the room, while the casual furnishings encourage relaxation and play.
In this redesigned walk-through by designer Anna Willliams, the white built-in bookcase and cabinetry consolidate storage for the entire family. The floor-to ceiling custom unit displays books, decorative touches and photographs on its open shelves, and the closed storage underneath houses board games, toys and other paraphernalia.