House No. 17 - Ahmedabad
Monika Sathe Photography
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Look to the lightsA brightly lit space can be an instant mood booster, particularly if it’s filled with natural light.Focus on exteriors and entrywaysMore beautiful exteriors and entryways set a tone as soon as someone enters or looks at a home.Bring the outdoors inFor most people, natural decorative elements like plants, wood, feathers or even a highlighted view introduce instant tranquillity and beauty into a space.
5. Firm: S A K DesignsLocation: AhmedabadGrey is an elegant neutral colour even if you go dark. In this living room, the dark grey wall stands out as an accent piece without overpowering the overall neutral scheme of the room, nor taking focus away from the long window.Read more about grey as a perfect neutral
The living room is unique in the way a long horizontal cutout in the wall opens the room to a view of the garden, also forming the backdrop to the sofa. “The painting is a serigraph by S.H. Raza; a limited edition sourced from Aakar Art Gallery,” Kesurvala says. Wondering how to pick the right shade of grey?
2. In this living room, the dark grey wall doesn’t take the focus away from the long window, nor does it overpower the overall neutral scheme of the room. Yet, it subtly stands out and adds a touch of elegance to the room’s design. Tip: Warm greys change colour throughout the day, depending on the light. In warmer light, say during sunrise and sunset, the colour appears taupe or brown. In the cooler light of dawn and dusk or in artificial yellow light, the hue reflects its original shade.Take a look at more grey living room walls