1. Prior to the renovation, this entry was a dark corridor with no light coming through. We upgraded the front door to glass to let light pour in and selected Benjamin Moore Hale Navy to both absorb some of the light and act as a visual springboard for the rooms that flank the entry — both with variations of blue. We opted to keep the accent furniture and runner close to the wall color so your eye rests, instead of focusing on various aspects of the space in isolation.
2. The wall color is where we drew our inspiration. Following that selection, we layered in the other elements, paying close attention to the homeowners love of flowers and birds for the artwork. The mirror further bounces the natural light while the decorative accessories are texturally interesting and a nod to the homeowners love of flowers. The gold accents are a contemporary approach to provide a bit of sun-kissed warmth.
3. The artwork was an intentional aspect to both the dining room and the entryway design. As guests enter the home, this area is a part of the initial “greeting,” and we wanted it to be very impactful. The glass table (with a fun base) and light fixture lean more modern than the other spaces, and it works as we wanted to achieve as light and airy a feeling as possible. The chairs balance it out and add a layer of texture, which is important in all of my projects.