Chic Downtown Basement
Can the right colors turn a dated suburban basement into a chic contemporary den? A young couple choose strong contrasting colors and grounding neutrals for a classic makeover.
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New neutral beige sofas replace the outdated ones, and blue accents add punches of color. Three pendant lights with blue glass globes add separation between the bar and the rest of the room, and a large mirror behind the bar reflects light in the dark corner. To give the illusion of higher ceilings, sconces (up-lighting) are installed around the room. The final result is a classic contemporary family room with both strong contrast and grounding neutrals.
Did You Know? Orange stimulates conversation and enthusiasm, so it's ideal for a family room and for entertaining.