Mirrors add sparkle and visually expand the space.
Contrasting custom cabinets, a faux-bois carpet and animal-print chairs offer style and texture in this room. "Remembering to treat your ceilings is important, too," advises Nicky Haslam, prinicipal and founder of NH Design. "Here, we painted the ceiling cyan blue lacquer which, contrary to popular belief, can really lift the space. It prevented this interior from being too monochromatic."