World Fusion Great Room
Designer uses fresh paint and a family's personal artwork to make over a crowded living room.
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David and Chalyn Newman's living room is cluttered with excess furniture. Designer Karen McAloon discovers great family artwork and many interesting items from when the couple lived and traveled overseas. She works with things they already have to create a great living room that reflects their personal history of travel and art.
The Newmans have another baby on the way so now is a good time to address their cluttered and mismatched living room. They'd like a modern vision to celebrate the world and aboriginal art they've picked up on their travels.
Red painted linen-like walls, a more substantial mantel and floating shelf set the background for a streamlined, adult space that featured the homeowners' own pottery and family artwork.
wall paint (Cottage Red) (Benjamin Moore)
Host Joan Steffend and designer Todd Pinzuti take a tired looking living room and give it an updated Old World look for less...