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Description: This is an example of a typical Dwell with Dignity apartment. It is a small space but we need to provide plenty of storage as, more often than not, we may have several people living in a 1 bedroom apartment. We tend to use bright and colorful accessories and a neutral sofa. To... Read more... use a sofa this light, we would look for a slipcovered version if not one covered in indoor-outdoor fabric. The little ottomans work well in place of a coffee table, providing extra storage as well as extra seating. We use dressers in the living room for the TV to sit on to provide storage as well. The draperies are representative of the linen-like painter's dropcloths we often use in our projects, both to save money as well as teach our residents how good design doesn't need to be expensive. The rug is inexpensive and bold which will not show stains easily. The accessories are minimal as we prefer an uncluttered space - we want our residents to be able to feel the calm that comes with the lack of clutter. The 2 side chairs will be used on either side of the dresser if there is room or on either side of the window. This provides symmetry as well as extra seating. In one of our typical projects, these pillows would have been made from donated fabrics, the chair may have been reupholstered by a supportive workroom and the art is usually made by our volunteers. We survive through donations, both in-kind as well as financial...won't you help us with our mission? Show less ...


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