North Kensington family home

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Lucy Searle added this to 10 Ways Good Lighting Can Transform a Living Room3 October 2019

Use reflected lightRemoving the central pendant in a living room isn’t a terrible idea – but it means you’ll have to rely on much more atmospheric table and floor lamps (which, by the way, you should put on a convenient ring circuit to have one-switch control). But if you need to up your lighting levels, place lamps in front of mirrors. Even wisely chosen soft bulbs will reflect lots of light effectively.

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Lucy Searle added this to Clever Tricks To Make a Room Feel Lighter & Brighter9 May 2018

Hang mirrors in recessesEven the brightest of rooms have dark spots, with alcoves the biggest culprits. You can combat them by painting the walls in pale colours that recede rather than dark ones that advance, and by hanging mirrors in them to increase the feeling of depth in the room – and, of course, to reflect light.

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Amanda Pollard added this to How to Create an Elegant Living Room11 January 2017

Bring in quirky patternsAdd an unexpected twist to a traditional living room by introducing bold patterns. The bright geometric design on these armchairs is repeated in the monochrome rug, while the strong colours clash with the bright red fireplace guards. The furniture and accessories with black edges cleverly punctuate the colours, while the symmetrical layout stops the space looking cluttered.

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Ashleigh Thompson added this to Living Room - Redux21 April 2020

Mix of prints / colors; traditional fire place seating. Curtains add some nice dimension as does the book wall in the back. Don't like mirrors, end tables, or rug.

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T C added this to Wish List12 April 2020

Yum. I like this space but change the rug to be less loud. The metal window divider is also a great detail.

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mam4ad added this to Grove Living Room1 April 2020

Putting tables on either side of the fireplace with baskets underneath

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snk3m added this to family room30 March 2020

Hang mirrors in recesses. Even the brightest rooms have dark spots, with alcoves the biggest culprits. You can combat these problem areas by painting the walls in pale colors that recede (instead of dark ones that advance) and by hanging mirrors in them to increase the feeling of depth and to reflect the light.

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Jenny Coombes added this to Jenny's ideas12 March 2020

Alcoves with symetry and some different pieces.