Edwardian Family Home, SurreyTraditional Living Room, Surrey
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How does it affect the mood of the space?“Indirect light is softer and more diffuse than the direct light in south-facing rooms, so there are no crisp shadows,” Philippa says. “The lack of sharp contrasts means that a north-facing room will have a natural calm about it.“North-facing windows don’t attract any heat energy, so in winter they can feel cold, but in summer they have the advantage of having light without overheating,” she says.Need some help with your project? Find an interior designer in your area.
Double it up as a seatCreate a soft look in your living room by using a padded stool as a table. If you’re worried everything will fall off, place a tray on top to act as a hard surface. This one complements the tones in the sofa and cushions, and can double up as a handy footstool or seat.