The Ideal Home and Garden - India
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Black & White

A small house can also smell beautiful. This little, yet stunning house from Jerusalem shows the way

The Levigne family’s compact three bedroom home makes an everlasting impression. The family yearned for something contemporary and trendy, and therefore the house is a combination of black and white colour palatte - a combination, which is sure to make a statement. By keeping the decor simple and clean, Annette makes the space though small, feel airy and large. The interesting colour contrasts and accents, e.g the geometrical patterns of the wallpaper and cushions, the pop of grey, the gold brass accents, in combination to the black and white, achieve a modern chic look.

The extremely tight budget of the family was in no way an impediment for the designer to make the small space feel large, vast and airy. Care was also taken not to overcrowd each room with too much furniture and too many details. The floor of the living space is light grey granite porcelain. In the living room Annette has used wallpaper with golden geometric forms on one wall, which adds warmth, depth and style. Beautiful finely textured pillows in cream, gold, and grey complement the elegant beige sofa. An open shelving unit in black and golden brass is a perfect elegant unit to showcase ornaments. The coffee tables are round in wrought black iron and glass, classic yet modern, as is the golden light fixture above. The kitchen and dining area is designed as an open pla


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