Larry and I spent a two lovely days in Grand Rapids a few weekends back after a very fun Designed in a Day session I had that Friday. I love when I'm able to combine both work + fun on my trips to Grand Rapids!
We met up with friends, hit up a few Art Prize venues, drank delicious cocktails, and enjoyed the absolutely gorgeous weather 😎 ☀️
So, this particular DIAD session was for a new-to-empty-nesting couple, and they wanted to finally, at long last, update their living room furniture. Their previous pieces were a leather material, very much well loved (aka destroyed 😂) by kids and previous pets. My clients host a LOT of gatherings (in fact, the husband was hosting a “Scotch Circle” while the wife and I worked on the living room design—how fun?!), and she shared that she wanted the space to feel put-together and neat, without feeling stuffy (not-stuffy-but-not-sloppy!).
She said: “I want people to feel like they can sit on the furniture and not be worried that they're going to ruin anything.” I feel that! So, we came up with a nice solution that utilized two contrasting sofas, her existing accent chairs, and some new accessories to center around their fireplace wall and built-ins.
Here's what we came up with for the Living Room Design:
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Work with Lauren Figueroa Interior Design
LFID is a full-service interior design firm serving West and Southeast Michigan known especially for our Designed in a Day service.
We work with clients from Detroit to Novi to Clarkston, and Grand Rapids to Holland to Traverse City—and anywhere in between! We pride ourselves on creating bespoke, people-centered spaces—because after all, people are what this life is all about!