HOMES

LIGHT IT UP COME DINE WITH ME

Macclesfield Express - - HOMES - LAU­RENCE LLEWE­LYN-BOWEN

ac­count I’m afraid. “DIN­ING rooms are en­joy­ing a re­vival. Those se­duced by the idea of seam­less liv­ing in one glass space are now scut­tling back un­der the pro­tec­tive hem of tra­di­tion­al­ism and opt­ing for a sep­a­rate en­ter­tain­ing area.” “A MONOCHROME frame­work for walls and floors al­lows you the free­dom to in­tro­duce colour wher­ever you want. The floors in my home are car­peted or painted black and the walls are white. I have red so­fas, colour­ful rugs, and a con­stantly chang­ing dis­play of colour­ful ac­ces­sories.”

“LIGHT­ING can change the en­tire per­spec­tive of a home and in­flu­ence its at­mos­phere, de­ter­min­ing how you feel in dif­fer­ent ar­eas, so it shouldn’t be re­garded sim­ply as func­tional.”

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