"The mirrored doors above the fireplace add depth and interest on their own; the fact that they conceal the TV is a bonus," says designer Vern Yip. "The severe lines of the shutters are softened by simple drapery panels that also help frame the large sectional.
Contemporary art hangs on the walls in this modern, white living room with high, vaulted ceilings. The space is large and welcoming for guests, with plenty of seating on the blue, tufted velvet sofa and vintage chairs near the modern, gas fireplace.
Placing velvet on a settee that is already an interesting shape really made the piece pop and instantly catches the eye. Mixing wood tones and textures in a subtle way helped to add variety a bring a fancy yet casual atmosphere.
For some of your more important art pieces, use archival glass to prevent fading and consider spotlights, as seen here. Not only can this lighting accent the artwork but it will also serve as an alternative light source in the room.
The walls, floors and windows in this living room are minimalist and clean. Low, streamlined furniture adds to the contemporary feel, while a few select pieces, like the chair and pillows, bring in bold pops of color.