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Designing model residences offer unique challenges and opportunities, allowing designers to stretch the bounds of creativity while still needing to make the space feel livable. For a series of model apartments in Pasadena, Tui Lifestylecreated easy, elegant design schemes, showing the timeless style of their comfortable furnishings.
20th century style chairs and
twin storage units keynote the modern scheme created for this inspired,
generously proportioned living room. The massive sofa becomes a design
statement with a range of pillows adding texture and color to the overall
design of the room.
Ethnic patterns in the carpet and pillows lend interest and
authenticity to this contemporary living room where the main pieces are in soothing neutrals.
seating and other elements are perfectly orchestrated to offer home owners and
guests a space for both contemplation and easy relaxation and conversation.
notes of blue enliven this neutral toned bedroom. Needed interest is further
provided by the textured rug, also in neutrals.
slip covers that envelope the dining chairs are a grace note that offer a
somewhat traditional counterpoint to the stark contemporary dining table.
Sometimes it is the art. Sometimes it is the furniture.
Sometimes it is the accessories. But in this smartly styled bedroom it is the
rug and the pillows on the bed that add color, texture and style to the
comforting neutral scheme that the designers created.
This superbly designed kitchen is perfect for the gourmet in
each of us….however prolific. Compact, but with a full range of appliances,
counter space and storage amenities it also offers easy access to the general
living areas beyond.
rug, a high tufted headboard and a massive plant that is almost sculptural are
all that is needed to give this bedroom its unique appeal. The designers also
made smart use of modernist seating and a strongly proportioned chest.