This warm, white living space features a vaulted ceiling with soft recessed lighting, and plenty of plush textures from the area rug to the round high back armchairs. Hardwood floors run from the entrance to the wall of windows in the space.
The shared public space at Smithfield Cottage makes use of the home's original design features like an ornate Chinoiserie wooden mantel that includes two nooks for lamps. Asian details were a common motif in the Victorian era, with the opening of China and Japan to the West, and designer Glenn Wallace has played up that historic feature in contemporary Asian elements throughout the home.
Designer Stephanie Andrews, founder of Balance Design, is a big fan of hitting up antique stores for cool mid-century pieces, such as the tiered coffee table the used in this Atlanta home. Plus, the shape gives multiple places to display items, such as orange accessories that matched the bar stools.