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Creative Multipurpose Workstation

A design coordinator transforms a drab guest room into a creative workstation filled with orange.
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Creative Orange

On a budget of $2,500 and a timeline of nine days, production design coordinator Crystal Hopkins turned the lackluster guest room of her California home into a creative, orange multipurpose space. The walls are painted a terra-cotta tone called Clay Pot, and the ceiling is painted with a shade of coral called La Tierra.

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Uninspiring Beginnings

Prior to the room's makeover, it lacked color and personality. Crystal liked the existing midcentury modern wall-mounted desk system and decided to work it into her design by moving it to the opposite wall.  

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A Spot to Relax

The ample natural light that streams through the casement window makes it the perfect spot to relax with a book. When her schoolwork and production design preparation are done, Crystal sits back in the chairs and takes in the gorgeous view of the blue California sky and lush orange tree just outside.  

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Add a Touch of Glam

Since many of Crystal's production design projects are in Hollywood, she incorporated classic, glamorous style into her new room with a pair of high-back Hollywood Regency chairs with diamond-tufted upholstery.  

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