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Dark & Dramatic Bedroom

A rich charcoal paint adds depth.

Tommy Smythe, associate designer with Sarah Richardson Design and co-star of HGTV's Sarah's Cottage and Sarah's House, often doesn't get home until the sun goes down, so he decorated his former apartment to suit. "I wanted a nighttime space, so I didn't do bright and white," he says. The dusky palette sets off the wood tones of his antiques, such as the Biedermeier chest of drawers and English sleigh bed.

Watch a video tour of this apartment. Plus, see more of Tommy's houses, from past to present, in our photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Michael Graydon
  • Source: House & Home September 2007 issue
  • Products: Chair, chest, mirror, horns, ChairTableLamp; pillow, L'Atelier, photograph, Canvas Gallery; vase, Hardware; ebony box, Absolutely North; lamp, Of Things Past.

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