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Sophisticated Row House Parlor

November 25, 2014
Refined yet comfy, the living room features organic and modern furniture in two distinct seating areas designed by Susan Jamieson.
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Before: Outdated Living

The homeowners wanted to modernize the living room of their 1900s row house, while highlighting the room's beautiful architectural details. However, one architectural element, the columns that were added in the '80s, needed to go.

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After: Soft Gray Living Room

A minimalist color scheme brings a light and airy quality to the living room, while a grouping of four cozy chairs creates an intimate seating area for conversations. Sheer gray draperies are hung right below the molding to heighten the room and add softness to the windows.

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Open and Sophisticated

Susan opens up the parlor by removing the columns between the two spaces. Each seating area features a different color palette, but the neutral nature of both allows the spaces to flow seamlessly together.

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Before: Bland Fireplace

The barren parlor was in need of an update. The homeowners wanted to accentuate the architectural details of the room.

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