low, brown sofa in corner
Erik Johnson

Dramatic Pause

A long, low sofa covered in faux suede invites guests to linger. Bryan found the sofa at a thrift store, had it recovered, and placed it on an angle in the large square parlor.

He divided the room into quadrants (each one is focused on a corner), giving it easy flow and multiple seating arrangements. The low ceiling and brick floor speak of the space’s origins as a carriage house.

Coffee table: Hazelnut
Paintings (over sofa): Bryan Burkey
Rug: Nola Rugs
Mid-century chairs: Jon Vaccari Design

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