2. 50 Shades of Grey: The striking grey color palette of this next design had us thinking of the famous erotic novel. Like the title character, Christian Grey, this space feels sophisticated, steely and masculine, but with a softer side beneath. The old and the new, the classic and the modern, blend together seamlessly throughout the living room. For example, the TV is surrounded by an exquisite mantelpiece, making the art of enjoying a favorite show or movie feel even
Within the open plan space, Sims Hilditch creates different zones with a subtle change in the floor treatment. Here, a bold circular patterned rug creates a “sitting room” within the larger room. A palette of rich neutrals and pearlescent colors keeps the areas united.