Why gray sofas? First, I apologize for missing two days of blogging. I took a quick day trip to Connecticut to visit a friend. A friend who has so much faith in my taste that she has hired me to decorate her gorgeous new apartment in New York City. You didn’t realize that I’m an interior designer? I’m not! This very loyal friend is confident that through my writing and research, experience overseeing the building and renovations of my own places, and years of absorbing interior images, that I can do this. Or rather, we can do this. It’s definitely a collaboration. And really fun.
I’ll mainly be choosing furnishings. The project doesn’t involve any construction, kitchens, or bathrooms. The apartment is brand new and will be delivered finished and pristine. We will pick paint colors, wallpapers, rugs, and furniture. The budget is similar to what I would spend if it were my own home, which makes it a lot easier. I’m nervous, but excited.
We’ve decided to go with a gray sofa in her living room. We’re thinking about a serene white and gray scheme, or white and gray with green accents. The dining room is in the same space, so we can play with that too. I’m sure I’ll be treating you to a lot of posts inspired by our deliberations and eventual decisions.
Photographer David Duncan Livingston
Marcelo Lucini’s Buenos Aires apartment
via The Aestate
Home of Joanna Berryman of Matrushka
Home of stylist/photographer Elisabeth Dunker via Design Sponge
via Apartment Therapy
Rest Sofa by Muuto
Home of Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks - Metropolitan Home
reader’s home – Cote de Texas
via little green notebook
Photographer Manolo Yllera
bloggers own sofa (IKEA) - Pretty Petals blog
Francisco Costa’s NYC apartment via Habitually Chic
via House of Phila
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