Interior designer Erika Lee created this stunning sitting room design for a client in Cincinnati, Ohio. The client wanted a space where she could entertain friends and share stories over a glass of wine. Her love for travel, particularly her time in Africa, served as inspiration for Lee in designing the space.
According to Lee, "The sitting room beckons you to grab a drink and sit for a while. I love the texture, contrast and attention to detail in the space." The designer skillfully incorporated elements that evoke the clients memories of travel, while also ensuring that the space flowed seamlessly with the rest of the home.
The sitting room beckons you to grab a drink and sit for a while. I love the texture, contrast and attention to detail in the space.
One of the standout features of the sitting room is the window dressing. "It’s hard to pick a favorite part of the sitting room, but if I had to pick, I’d go with the highly textured natural woven roman shades and yummy charcoal embroidered and embellished drapery panels," says Lee.
The overall aesthetic of the home evokes the owner's love of travel. The designer's attention to detail, use of texture and contrast, and incorporation of global influences make this sitting room a warm and inviting space for entertaining and sharing stories.
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